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5 IT Components Necessary to Support Clinical Integration

5 IT Components Necessary to Support Clinical Integration

Clinical integration represents the collaboration between doctors and hospitals to use proven protocols and measures, in order to improve patient care, decrease cost, and demonstrate value. Following the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the rise of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and other value-based care organizations, Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs) have been increasingly more prevalent. The proposed Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) rules have provided another push for health networks to maintain and grow their clinical integration efforts and work in greater collaboration with doctors and medical practices and to structure future acquisitions around their clinical goals.

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4 Data Security & Breach Challenges Facing Senior Living Communities Today

Senior living is evolving into a highly technical and heavily regulated industry. As baby boomers retire, and the industry continues to grow, it has become apparent that a locked cabinet for patient files is not longer enough to protect Personal Health Information (PHI). Traditionally, it was believed that senior living was at lesser risk of a cybersecurity attack. However, recent years have shown that it is a primary target, and the senior living industry is not prepared to combat an attack. When a community faces a large security breach or challenge, not only is there a risk to reputation and patient trust, but also a risk of heavy government fines. Here are 4 security challenges facing senior living communities today:

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4 Data Security & Breach Challenges Facing Senior Living Communities Today
4 Data Security & Breach Challenges Facing Healthcare Today

4 Data Security & Breach Challenges Facing Healthcare Today

Healthcare has evolved into a highly technical and heavily regulated industry. No longer is a locked cabinet for patient files enough to protect Personal Health Information (PHI). While healthcare has traditionally been seen to have a lesser risk of attack, in recent years, it has proven to be a primary target. When an organization faces a large security breach or challenge, not only is there a risk to reputation and patient trust, but also risk of heavy government fines. Here are 4 security challenges facing healthcare organizations today:

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Prevent a Data Breach in Your Senior Living Community. Follow These Steps.

Prevent a Data Breach in Your Senior Living Community. Follow These Steps.

Data is among a senior housing operation’s most valuable assets. Data stored in a senior living facility’s system includes critical business information, records on resident health and finances, and many other pieces of information that is central to the success of the enterprise. At the same time, data faces increasing threats from outside actors who may seek to steal or compromise information. Read More