Why Senior Care Organizations Should Get a HIPAA Security Assessment (HSA)


From caregiver mobile apps to "smart" homes, digital tools are becoming a necessity for seniors transitioning between types of care. As care goes more digital, it becomes more critical than ever for senior living organizations to protect their IT systems against data breaches and the costly HIPAA fines that come with them.

5 Signs You Need to Invest in Technology for Your Community

If you haven’t invested in upgrading the technology in your communities the last few years, chances are the time has come. Technology has and continues to rapidly evolve, and current devices and applications can more cost-effectively and efficiently improve your business and leverage your resources to allow you to deliver better quality of care. 

Don't lose access to patient data during an EHR outage. Here's how:

Human life. That’s what’s at stake when evaluating whether or not your EHR system is considered highly available – a.k.a. always operational. With patient and resident care being a 24x7 job, the importance of your software and hardware availability can’t be overlooked.

EHR Readiness – 6 Tips for Successful EHR Implementation

The shift to digital technology over the last 30 years has led to vast improvements not only in our everyday lives, but also in the healthcare industry. One of these changes is Electronic Health Records (EHR).

What will EMR cost? ~40 providers guide your budget.

With the passing of the HITECH Act in 2009, market forces are moving the industry toward paperless medical records at a record pace. Data will be key in the outcomes-driven world of ACOs to come, and clinical EMRs will be strategic reporting assets.

Rolling out EMR? Don’t forget to architect a communication strategy.

2014 is right around the corner. You know that clinical outcomes will be your competitive advantage, and that your clinical electronic medical record (EMR) data will be the foundation upon which your future depends in the ACO-driven world of healthcare.

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