How Information Governance And APIS Are Transforming Healthcare

These days, digital information is gold. This is especially true in healthcare, where organizations strategically use health information to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and try to enhance the safety and quality of patient care. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) defines information governance “as an organization-wide framework for managing information throughout its lifecycle and…

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Cyber Security and Data Protection: How To Defend Your Health Organization Against Cyber-Attacks

Healthcare organizations are under attack. Hospitals, physician groups, insurance companies – every kind of medical facility is a potential target for cyber-attacks.  According to a report from Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, “one in 13 patients – roughly 25 million people – will have personal information, such as social security or…

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Patient Identity And Interoperability

On average, clinicians spend 28.2 minutes per shift searching for correct patient records, according to the “2016 National Patient Misidentification Report”, a survey of 503 healthcare executives and providers conducted by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Imprivata. (source: https://pages.imprivata.com/rs/imprivata/images/Ponemon-Report_121416.pdf) Misidentifying a patient can lead to serious consequences: Medical errors, financial loss, a negative impact on the patient,…

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