Infographic: Protecting Patient Records – the Risks and Costs of Data Loss

Infographic: History of Security Data Breaches in Healthcare

As National Cyber Security Awareness Month comes to a close, security software provider Safetica wants to remind healthcare professionals of the growing risks they face when handling a patient’s personal and financial records. Whether intentional or not, more than 200 data breaches involving individual records of at least 500 patients each—a total of approximately 100,000 records—took place last year in the U.S.   Consider that the average cost to handle a data breach is $407 per compromised
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peer60: Physicians are Extremely Unhappy With All Major EHR Vendors

Peer60 HIT Report

Physicians are extremely unhappy with all major EHR vendors, including market leader Epic, according to a new report from peer60. The report reveals physicians EHR vendor frustrations are driven by poor usability and lack of desired functionality. Other key findings include the EHR market for acute care facilities is consolidating quickly and while fragmented, Epic continues to make inroads in the ambulatory EHR market. Report Background/MethodologyIn August 2016, peer60 surveyed 1,053
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Infographic: 3 Ways Hospitals Are Throwing Away Money

6 Metrics to Improve Hospital Revenue Cycle ROI_revenue cycle makret

A study in Health Affairs shows more than half (55 percent) of U.S. hospitals lose money on each patient they serve. Why is this? SCI Solutions has highlighted three major areas where revenue and patient volume are often lost: ill-managed referral networks, unused scheduling capacity, and insurance authorization denials. Too often, healthcare organizations cling to outdated operations that actually create barriers for patients and referring providers, eating away at profit margins. The
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Infographic: The Future of Personalized Medicine

SAP Personalized Medicine

National Health IT week puts an emphasis on raising awareness and recognition of the value of different aspects of health IT, such as precision medicine and population health. The Future of Personalized Medicine infographic created by Adventist University’s Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, delves into the innovation and the future of precision medicine. Innovation in precision medicine is vital for early detection and prevention of diseases based on an individual’s
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BYOD: Delivering On The Promise of Connected Health

Will Connected Health Save the Healthcare Industry

With the proliferation of personal technologies, the “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) concept is helping to lead the way toward a more integrated model of care delivery that puts the patient at the center and focuses on improved access and better outcomes. For HCPs and patients alike, we’re seeing BYOD on the rise as a “digitally native” generation comes of age and advanced connectivity becomes the norm. The infographic shown below created by Philips illustrates the rise of BYOD, the benefits of
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How Public Perceptions Are Shaping the Future of Digital Health

Impact of Digital Health Tools

Digital health care may be all the rage, but is it making a difference in the lives of consumers? Newly released research from APCO Insight, a full-service public opinion research team, shows that digital health may not be as transformative as we think. Conducted in October 2015, Digital health tools are viewed positively, especially for having an impact on managing personal health and establishing efficient access to health providers. Tools tracking personal health metrics are viewed as having
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Constant Balancing Act: A Day in the Life of a Healthcare CIO

Day in the Life of a Healthcare CIO

The Peak 10 National IT Trends in Healthcare study revealed that today’s healthcare CIOs simply do not have enough hours in the day to keep up with the demands of their job. CIOs feel like they have their head on a swivel, by keeping up with technology innovation, staying compliant with changing regulations while also staying alert of emerging security threats. It’s a sunrise to sunset job. The infographic illustrates the constant balancing act today's healthcare CIOs are faced with today
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How Wearable Technology Is Transforming the Insurance Industry

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Infographic created by Life Insurance Post illustrates how wearable technology is impacting the insurance industry including its effects and benefits for consumers. 
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Accenture: Top 5 Digital Health Trends Show the Power of People

The Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision 2016

Every year, the Technology Vision team partners with Accenture Research to pinpoint the emerging IT developments that will have the greatest impact on companies, government agencies and other organizations in the next three to five years.The research process began during 2015 with gathering inputs from the Technology Vision External Advisory Board, a group comprising more than two dozen experienced individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, venture capital and entrepreneurial
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3 Ways Integrated Virtual Clinics are Improving Care Quality

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Patients who receive integrated virtual care within a health system experience more time with clinicians, lower prescription rates and better continuity of care than those who receive care from commercial telemedicine providers, according to new data released by Carena. Depicted in an infographic, “3 Ways Integrated Virtual Clinics are Improving Care Quality,” the data demonstrates that integrated virtual clinics minimize care fragmentation and meet the highest quality benchmarks for delivering
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