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Is an Automated EHR Data Conversion Right for You?

Is an Automated EHR Data Conversion Right for You?

EHR data conversion is the process of taking data from a legacy electronic health record system and transferring it to a new system.EHR data conversion can either be performed manually or through an automated process. Manual data conversion carries a significant risk of data manipulation. As a result, many healthcare organizations choose automated EHR data conversion when working with large sets of data. Read More

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

From Healthcare to Health: Healthcare IT and Senior Care Technologies Businesses Merge to Form Keystone Technologies

Keystone IT to Combine with Senior Care Technologies Innovator to Form New Health IT Services and Solutions Company

St. Louis, MO—February 1, 2016 — Keystone IT, a leading force in healthcare IT consulting, services, and support throughout the Midwest, and Keystone Technologies, an industry innovator in senior care technology solutions and services, announced that the two companies will merge to form a new health IT services and solutions company. The business will immediately begin operating as one company under the name Keystone Technologies.

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