The Importance of Risk Management in Healthcare IT
Jun09

The Importance of Risk Management in Healthcare IT

The drastic implementation of IT in the healthcare sector has radically changed business practices, lowered costs and created new opportunities. Changes in technology give companies a competitive edge, as well as a new set of skills, which must be closely monitored. Today, technology has flooded all aspects of healthcare, that is, from patient care to general administrative duties. Therefore, it shouldn’t surprise you that...

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Top 3 Hidden Costs You Can Manage in Healthcare IT
May17

Top 3 Hidden Costs You Can Manage in Healthcare IT

Few industries today are wasting as much money as the healthcare industry. Today, healthcare has become extremely expensive resulting in a populace with few healthcare choices and disgruntled healthcare providers. Part of the big problem in this sector is healthcare IT whose costs continue to rise to unmanageable levels. Here are top three hidden costs that you can manage in healthcare IT if you get the right help and have enough...

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Things to Know About Health IT Interoperability
Apr08

Things to Know About Health IT Interoperability

Health IT interoperability is the ability for different IT systems and software programs to communicate, exchange data and use the information that has been shared. This usually involves data exchange plans and standards, which allow patient’s data to be shared across doctors, health care facilities, pharmacies, and laboratories. This is usually done regardless of the software or its vendor. Interoperability allows health IT...

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What is HIPAA?
Mar15

What is HIPAA?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 is legislation passed in the US which helps in securing data privacy and security provisions for protecting medical information. President Bill Clinton signed this act into law in August 1996. HIPAA has five sections or titles. These are: HIPAA Title I – it safeguards health insurance coverage for people who change or lose their jobs. It also bars insurance companies from...

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What You Should Do to Attain Excellence in Managed IT Services

In those moments when you find that your internal IT staff needs a certain skill to help them run business operations effectively, one way to solve that is through staff augmentation solutions. ResoluteTS IT Staff Augmentation is a good example of such a solution. But for those business leaders seeking to outsource all their IT needs to a third part, then they should go for managed IT services. Entrepreneurs should not take the...

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The Growth of The Healthcare IT Industry
Jan18

The Growth of The Healthcare IT Industry

A new report released by MarketsandMarkets estimate that the global market for healthcare information technology will reach $220 billion by 2020. The growth is expected to be at a compounded annual growth rate of 13.4%. But, there are several factors which have boosted this market growth. Some of the factors which are contributing to the expected growth include the need to curb escalating health costs, high return on investments rates...

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