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September 2021

Work Together as a Team: HIPAA Compliant Handoffs for Busy Practices

By |2021-09-26T21:31:12-07:00September 28th, 2021|Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Inpatient medicine is unique. Unlike the singular relationship between patient and provider in the office, hospitalized patients are often cared for by a team of doctors and APPs, sometimes changing on a daily basis. How are these providers to relay information to each other? With each day there is another chapter of a patient’s [...]

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Simple and Secure Messaging for Your Whole Practice

By |2021-09-19T21:50:42-07:00September 21st, 2021|Practice Improvement, Secure Messaging, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Long gone are the good old days of pagers and fax machines to help doctors and practices communicate (thank goodness). With the recognition of patient privacy needs and advancements in technology, there are now secure electronic options for messaging. Which should you choose? What do you really need? Privacy Is the Priority Providers and [...]

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March 2020

Secure Messaging: Three Blogs You Need to Read Now

By |2020-03-17T22:08:26-07:00March 19th, 2020|Secure Messaging, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Secure messaging in the practice of medicine has become commonplace. Adhering to federal privacy laws has become a priority among physicians and healthcare organizations. Working these tools into the typical workflow for the average medical provider is not always easy. Check out three blogs that provide a detailed overview of secure messaging features, myths [...]

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January 2020

Security Risks to Medical Practices in 2020

By |2020-01-29T23:43:45-07:00January 30th, 2020|Rounding Software, Secure Messaging, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

In 1992 I was the coolest kid on my block for a day. My dad, who always wanted the latest and greatest technology, had just brought home our first cordless phone. It was white with an extendable antenna. I brought my friends by after school to show it off, and one-by-one they called home [...]

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Five Myths About Secure Messaging in Healthcare

By |2020-01-23T09:13:09-07:00January 23rd, 2020|Rounding Software, Secure Messaging, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Effective healthcare is a team sport, and that requires communication. Texting is an excellent way to communicate, particularly when the team is busy and on-the-go. Rather than chasing each other to find a moment to connect, team members can reply when they have the time. Texting in healthcare presents unique security challenges, however. Patient [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Secure Messaging

By |2020-03-17T11:59:39-07:00January 16th, 2020|Practice Improvement, Secure Messaging, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Effective healthcare delivery requires an extraordinary amount of coordination, often involving multiple facilities and platforms. With everyone moving in different directions, it’s critical to have an easy way to communicate that’s also safe and HIPAA compliant. Secure messaging can help your practice accomplish this task, and we’ll break down some of the most common [...]

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Avoid the Wall of Shame: How a Software Rounding Solution Can Protect You and Your Practice from HIPAA Violations

By |2020-01-08T17:22:55-07:00January 9th, 2020|Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

When the subject of HIPAA violations comes up, it can be easy to focus on the most egregious violations. Consider former UCLA cardiothoracic surgeon Huping Zhou, who was fired from his job and proceeded to illegally access the medical record over three hundred times. He accessed the records of co-workers, including his boss, and [...]

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October 2019

Communication Breakdown

By |2019-10-23T22:34:40-07:00October 24th, 2019|Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

When you’re rounding, how do you communicate patient status updates with your colleagues? We can all agree that regular texting would be the easiest option, but that’s not secure enough. CMS issued a memo clarifying what’s permissible in 2017, stating “All providers must utilize and maintain systems/platforms that are secure, encrypted, and that minimize the [...]

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Death of a Pager

By |2019-10-03T23:13:52-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Healthcare News, Solutions for Doctors|

There was a funeral in Japan this past Sunday. It was lovely, really, featuring a tent with an altar of flowers and a memorial display. The deceased in question? The pager. The funeral was put on by the Tokyo Funeral Association in honor of Tokyo Telemessage, Japan’s last remaining pager provider, shutting down its services [...]

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