By Matt Fisher – Can clinical relevance be found in all of the data collected by wearable devices that individuals use? It is a key question around the use of such devices, especially as consumer devices grow in ubiquity along with corresponding rises in adoption.Read More
By Matt Fisher – When a data breach impacts an organization a number of parallel processes should optimally begin to come into play. One of the more important aspects is determining the contents of a breach notification that will go out.
By Matt Fisher – Remote patient monitoring (the very impersonal nature of that phrase will not be discussed right now) has risen to the forefront in many discussions about how virtual care positively impacts the delivery of healthcare.
By Matt Fisher – Costs in healthcare are a frequent topic of discussion, with the focus of that discussion often going to the fact that costs keep rising. However, what is meant by healthcare costs? Once that is defined, how can healthcare costs be addressed in a way that is not currently being met?
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of September that we think deserve sharing again.
By Matt Fisher – Covered entities as defined by HIPAA come in various types and shapes. It is not just a physician’s office or a hospital. Any entity that provides healthcare services and bills insurance (very gross oversimplification) can and likely does qualify as a covered entity.
By Matt Fisher – In healthcare, many layers always exist around seemingly each and every issue. The ongoing utilization of extra blood from newborn heel stick samples provides the latest example. The concerns raised go to privacy and informed consent as the primary issues.
By Matt Fisher – Throwing out the trash is an everyday occurrence whether in personal or business life. However, when it comes to healthcare organizations, it is necessary to think about what trash goes where. The consideration goes beyond the difference between regular waste and hazardous medical waste.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of August that we think deserve sharing again.