September 17, 2014 in In the News
Physicians are often stuck with the timeless struggle of getting patients interested in their day-to-day well-being, and mobile healthcare technology—also known as mHealth—is making the battle easier by pushing people to take better care of themselves and be more alert about their health. While some studies have (at times) shown complex devices like smartphone apps, biometric clothing and fitness trackers can improve outpatient decisions, even something simple like reminding people via text message about their dietary choices can improve overall health awareness and comprehension, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized
In a booming industry like healthcare – where time is of the essence – abbreviations rule. Words become a hassle (at least the entire word) and are usually shortened or abbreviated into something else. Soon terms may start to be used interchangeably even if they may not mean the same thing.
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!
June 19, 2014 in In the News
There are people dying in our country waiting for healthcare. And it is happening at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA). With wait times over 7 times longer than the VA goal, current wait times of 90+ days has left over 120,000 veterans hanging in a healthcare crisis.