Friday at Five – Things to Know All in Lists of Five

Is five a magic number that people will click on to find out what’s on the list? Is it just the right number you think you have the time to read? I don’t know but there are lots of lists out there with 5 things you should know. These got me to click through and I think they were worth sharing.

5 Tips for Men to Stay on Top Of Their Health During Men’s Health Month (and Year-Round)
Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital
Twitter: @cchosp

Preventative care, like annual check-ups, routine screenings, and making healthy lifestyle choices, is crucial to living a long and healthy life. June is Men’s Health Month, a month to spread awareness about men’s health and preventable health problems. It’s also a time to remember that your well-being isn’t just about you — it impacts your loved ones, too. Men — here are 5 ways to stay on top of your health this Men’s Health Month (and every month).

5 Tips For Better Medical Data Management In Healthcare
Emma Willson, Queknow
Twitter: @Que_Know

Data Management plays a central role in management and customer relations. In a medical setup, you need updated client information to enhance reliable services and valuable care. Data in a healthcare system also includes research, reports, facility information, and other types of information you may need to store electronically. Such information needs to be securely stored in an accessible yet protected medium. The precaution helps eliminate data compromise and improve service reliability. Therefore, there is the need to invest in reliable data management systems and resources. You also want to ensure that you know how to protect the data.

Data management can also refer to the way you sort and interpret the information stored on your systems. This post will help you to make access to and working with healthcare data feasible in your facility.

Five Tips to Reach True Interoperability
Matthew A. Michela, President and CEO, Life Image
Written in Journal of AHIMA
Twitter: @AHIMAResources

Inadequate access to medical data because of poor interoperability results in suboptimal care and increased costs to both patients and healthcare organizations. Until recently, interoperability was considered a secondary priority by many health IT companies because of misaligned financial incentives, resistance to change, an overabundance of varied technical standards, and preference for incompatible proprietary technologies.

Today, the 21st Century Cures Act mandates interoperability and electronic access to patient health data. Consider these five tips to help comply with the rules and become a part of advancing patient-centric interoperability:

5 Ways Health Care Must Change for a Post-Pandemic World
Sara Berg, Senior News Writer, AMA
Twitter: @AmerMedicalAssn

As more people are vaccinated against COVID-19 and communities further reopen, a key question remains: How will—and how should—health care change after the pandemic ends? During a Saturday plenary session of the June 2021 AMA Section Meetings, AMA member Shantanu Nundy, MD, shared a framework for what health care advocacy, equity, innovation and outcomes should look like in a post-pandemic world.

5 Ways Data Can Help Build Trust in Vaccines
Bob Goodson, President and Co-Founder, NetBase Quid
Written in World Economic Forum
Twitter: @wef

In the past five years, organizations dedicated to serving the public good have fallen behind big brands in their ability to rapidly understand people’s needs, emotions, and to drive effective action that benefits us all.

When lockdowns began in March 2020, a major US household brand of hand wipes pivoted their packaging and content marketing to ensure that consumers had trust in their efficacy to help prevent the spread of viruses. They did this in a time frame of hours and days. Not weeks. And it worked. Sales skyrocketed after the re-positioning, and they went on to continually adapt the message, as the competitive landscape evolved, to further expand market share in a lasting way.

Top 5 Ways 3d Printing Is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry
Technical is Technical
Twitter: @tech_is_tech

The medical industry is leveraging 3d printing technology to the fullest potential, and we have seen many advancements to date. Be it creating custom prosthetics to 3d printed medical devices, the list of innovations is long and innovative.

Additive manufacturing is disrupting several conventional methods, and now doctors have access to on-demand printing. This innovation is helping healthcare individuals to save more lives as the turnaround to produce a medical prosthetic or accessory is quick.

The new advancements can bring more relief to patients that have gone through a complex surgery, and they can heal faster with 3d print equipment. As doctors can use this technology to understand complex cases with in-depth information, the results are also transforming. On this note, check out robust applications of 3d printing in healthcare industry:

5 Tips to Prevent and Mitigate Ransomware Attacks
Twitter: @keepersecurity

Ransomware attacks cost companies over $100 billion a year. Making matters worse, the overwhelming majority of ransomware attacks now include a threat to leak stolen data if the ransom isn’t paid, a technique called “double extortion.” Cybercriminals like ransomware because the entry barrier is exceedingly low — if you don’t know what you’re doing, you can always buy a “ransomware-as-a-service” solution off the Dark Web — and the paydays are lucrative.

Preventing ransomware attacks requires a layered approach that combines security defenses with proactive measures to prevent ransomware from taking hold in the first place. Here are 5 tips.

Friday Five: 5 Point IT Resiliency Checklist Items
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When documentation systems are disrupted, unstable, or go down, it’s your physicians, patients, and revenue cycle who pay the price. So now’s the time to check your clinical documentation IT. Is it resilient? Is business continuity guaranteed? Is physician productivity protected? Or, do your legacy systems just need some attention?

Let’s inspect what we expect with IT resiliency checklist and these five items.

5 Ways to Use Social Medica to Attract Patients
Lauren Groff, KNB Communications
Twitter: @KNBComm

Social media marketing has made it easier for businesses to market to more people, and gain customers. The healthcare industry is no exception to this. In fact, there’s no reason that healthcare practices shouldn’t take advantage of social media. With that said, here are 5 ways you can attract new patients to your practice via social media.

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5 Elements of a Successful Healthcare Compliance Program
1st Healthcare Compliance
Twitter: @1sthcc

A compliance program is an effective tool for healthcare organizations to maintain proactive efforts to prevent, detect, report and respond to violations of laws, rules, and government regulations. The federal and state agencies enforce significant penalties for non-compliance which is why ensuring ongoing regulatory compliance in the organization is a primary concern, say the experts at First Healthcare Compliance. This is where an effective healthcare compliance program comes in. If you have such a program in place, you can gain peace of mind from compliance assurance.

Here are 5 important components of an effective and successful healthcare compliance program:

Flu Shot Clinic Operations: 5 Key Considerations To Meet Healthcare Consumer Expectations
Stericycle Communication Solutions
Twitter: @StericycleComms

Healthcare consumers expect convenient, high touch and technology-driven patient experiences more than ever—especially when it comes to flu shots. As more non-traditional healthcare providers enter the space, consumer demands are increasing exponentially. Health systems can create exceptional patient experiences with the right combination of communication and scheduling services.