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Millennials Seek Solid, Employer-Provided Healthcare

by Kari Walgran on May 30, 2017 5:08:21 PM

As millennials struggle for reliable healthcare coverage, employer-provided insurance is a critical piece of the puzzle. 

Millennials make up the largest portion of the U.S. population and are now the largest generation in the U.S. labor force as well. As this key demographic grows in influence, millennial attitudes toward work, healthcare, and finances are reshaping the traditional state of workplace culture and benefits.

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Topics: Healthcare Trends, Millennial Workers, Millennials

Healthcare Leaders Disrupt Payment Models With Data Analytics

by Kari Walgran on May 16, 2017 5:35:26 PM

How data can forge new pathways in value-based care

Both data analytics and value-based payment models are hot topics in healthcare, as payers and providers strive to lower costs and increase efficiency. When these two powerhouse market segments combine, though, it is possible to leverage even greater results. Read on to learn about how data initiatives can disrupt and enhance value-based payment models.

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Topics: Healthcare Trends, Data Analytics, healthcare

Telehealth: The Welcome Disruption

by Kari Walgran on May 5, 2017 9:28:21 PM

Six surveys show that executives, providers and consumers alike want telehealth to keep changing healthcare.

Telehealth and telemedicine are major disruptors in the current healthcare market. Vendors and investors have considerable incentive to focus on refining and expanding telehealth services, with the expectation that patients and providers will embrace these technologies. But what do the numbers say? Read on for a roundup of recent telehealth surveys.

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Topics: Telemedicine, Telehealth, Healthcare Trends

EHR Interoperability in 2017 and Beyond: 10 Key Resources for Healthcare IT Professionals

by Kari Walgran on Apr 28, 2017 8:10:48 AM

The complexity of medical information and patient care, combined with stringent privacy guidelines, make EHR interoperability an ongoing challenge

Electronic health record (EHR) interoperability is a major concern and a major challenge in health IT. As EHR adoption and functionality continue to grow, patients, providers, and regulators expect corresponding improvements in reliability and ease of use. Is quick, seamless communication across the healthcare spectrum really possible? Read on to learn more about the current state of interoperability.

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Topics: Healthcare Trends, Cloud Computing, EHR, Disaster Recovery

5 Key Facts About Disaster Recovery for EHRs

by Kari Walgran on Apr 20, 2017 4:27:22 PM

Before a crisis strikes, healthcare IT professionals must be ready for EHR disruptions due to disasters.

HIPAA requires all healthcare providers to develop contingency plans for disaster recovery, including data backup and emergency operations. With electronic health records (EHRs) at the center of patient care, access to patient medical data is absolutely critical. Read on to learn more about disaster preparedness, EHR disruptions, and how healthcare IT professionals can be informed and ready before a crisis strikes.

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Topics: Healthcare Trends, Cloud Computing, EHR, Disaster Recovery

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