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Integrated Patient Management Systems and HIPAA

Integrated Patient Management Systems and HIPAA

Compliance with HIPAA rules is not an issue to be taken lightly by any professional health organization. Electronic patient health information, in particular, is delicate and has been found to encounter the most attempts of data breach. What this means is that the security measures that involve electronic systems and integrated patient management systems specifically ought to be stringent and proof of foreign infiltration.

Converged Infrastructure solutions for Health Care Data Centers

Converged Infrastructure solutions for Health Care Data Centers

The last decade has seen great steps in the evolution of health care in terms of legislation as well as technology. Integrated IT systems are attractive to most health organizations as well as hospitals with large record files. The move from traditional integrated IT systems to more IoT (Internet of Things) based solutions and SDDCs (Software-defined data center) has been on the rise in recent years.

How SaaS can benefit your business

How SaaS can benefit your business

As technology progresses, more solutions are created to help businesses reduce costs and increase efficiency. One such solution is “Software as a Service,” aka SaaS. To know if this new solution can be of benefit to your business, you need to know first what SaaS actually is. Read on to learn more. What is SaaS […]

Necessity of risk assessment in disclosure of PHI to vendors

September 19th, 2017
Necessity of risk assessment in disclosure of PHI to vendors

PHI or patient health information is regarded as health data that can be traced to a certain individual. It is individually identifiable information obtained by healthcare providers in the course of diagnosis and/or treatment of a patient. The records of PHI store the past, present and future physical or mental conditions of a patient.

Does HIPAA Compliance necessarily mean IT integration?

Does HIPAA Compliance necessarily mean IT integration?

Electronic Protected Health Information is no longer a foreign term in the health sector. In the last decade, technology has made many in-roads into how we view healthcare today. This is so much so that the Department of Human and Health Services introduced another act specifically to address matters IT. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health(HITECH) Act of 2009 was formed in response to heightened health technology development.