October 13, 2014 in In the News
The potential benefits brought by an interconnected world via the Internet is amazing, especially when it comes to the mundane and sometimes laborious such as getting in touch with your doctor via the phone. Physicians are often notoriously busy people, and it’s common to wait on hold during a phone call for 15 minutes or more, until the doctor has two minutes to chat. Luckily, more providers are adopting technological communications into their practices: starting with secure email portals for their patients. Although some people worry that this technology is phasing out physicians, a new study published in October in the journal Health Affairs shows the inclusion of secured email communication has actually made patient-doctor talks more efficient.
August 20, 2014 in Safety First Series
Social media, technology, security, and you.
August 11, 2014 in Safety First Series
Don’t forget about your Patients: Help them, help you! Recap: From employees to volunteers to trainees to management – everyone needs to undergo HIPAA training to learn what their responsibilities are in the workplace when it comes to keeping Patient information private and secure. They only have once chance to do it right – you can’t replace a Patient’s privacy once it’s lost!
July 21, 2014 in Safety First Series
But with CaptureProof, it would be easier.
July 20, 2014 in In the News
Medicine is not often thought of as a creative industry. We focus instead on science and evidence. Behind the science is a group of driven individuals who are focused on problem solving.
July 15, 2014 in Safety First Series
Smartphones, a gift for patient information?
July 07, 2014 in Safety First Series
Patient information is patient identity. A few years ago, Citibank did a series of commercials on protecting yourself against identity theft highlighting the importance of keeping personal information secure. The commercial, tried to put a funny spin on a situation that in real life is no joke – violation of privacy, loss of money, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to identity fraud.