Blogs By Alan Hille
November is Home Health Care & Hospice Month
During November, the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation. To recognize their efforts, we Continue Reading »
5 Tips for Reducing Cyber Security Risk in Telemedicine
E-visits are just one way technology is revolutionizing the delivery of health care and challenging traditional medical regulations. The term “telemedicine” embraces everything from stateside dermatologists scrutinizing images of soldiers’ skin lesions from another country to wearable sensors monitoring elderly patients’ vital signs at home. Specialists at major medical centers regularly consult with doctors at Continue Reading »
Top 5 Unique Risks for Radiologists
As part of our role as specialists, we wanted to learn more about the risks specific to radiologists, so we reached out to Karen Kruer, RN, CPHRM, and Michelle Foster Earle, ARM, President of OmniSure Consulting Group, for information on the unique risks for radiologists. Here’s what we learned. Radiologists are second only to neurosurgeons in Continue Reading »
An ACO is a Great Way to Decrease Medical Malpractice Exposures – or is it?
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are defined as groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high-quality care to their Medicare patients and the chronically ill. This is one of the ways the Affordable Care Act seeks to reduce health care costs – by encouraging doctors, hospitals and Continue Reading »
How Can Higher Silver Prices Increase Risk for Health Clinics?
Healthcare organizations face yet another risk – as if they didn’t have enough already. Who knew that the increase in the price of silver would cause an increase data breach risk for imaging centers, orthopedic centers, and even general health clinics. Calling 15,000 people to make them aware that their X-rays had been stolen from Continue Reading »