Never have Distributed Denial of Service attacks been more present globally, and it’s time for the healthcare industry to take notice. They have shut down of?ces, caused ransom-like threats, and created an atmosphere where a sophisticated attack could come from almost anywhere at almost any time.
Tired of year after year of healthcare cost increases, Steel Dynamics decided to fight back. They partnered with Castlight Health, a cloud-based provider of healthcare management services. Castlight Health’s health benefits platform armed employees with buying information — when and how they needed it. As a result, Steel Dynamics cut healthcare spending by approximately $500,000 in their first year with Castlight Health.
Help employees get the most from their health benefits — with Castlight Health. Their health benefits platform helps employees make smarter healthcare decisions. Castlight Health’s software recommends and shares only information, processes and tasks that are relevant to the employee. This gives employees the information they need, when they need it — without overwhelming them with unnecessary clutter.
Benefits engagement is low. But employees are already overwhelmed with emails, texts, instant messages and more. Castlight Health can help to break through the noise. Their health benefits platform engages employees in their benefits, provides the right information at the right time and helps employees make better healthcare decisions.
Protecting PHI is not optional. Data security is so important in healthcare that fear of jeopardizing patient privacy and facing fines leads many providers to reject modern and more efficient cloud software. However, the facts tell a different story. Read this eye-opening e-book to get the facts on how the cloud can help your office provide better, more secure patient care.
• How built-in data encryption keeps your PHI, DICOM studies safe
• Why more security pros are concerned with user behavior than cloud tools
• What your organization should know about the cloud and compliance
Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Apr 11, 2017
Like healthcare organizations elsewhere, reducing readmissions had become a top priority by 2011. Advocate, the state’s largest healthcare provider, had just signed its first shared savings agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois to become one of the first commercial accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the country. This event, along with others such as signing up as a Medicare Shared Savings Provider, led to re-evaluating the care continuum throughout Advocate Health’s 250 sites of care, including 13 acute-care hospitals, two children’s hospitals and a growing home healthcare division.
Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Apr 11, 2017
Population health initiatives are helping to lower healthcare costs and improve quality. As a result, 85% of hospitals reported strong or total commitment to population health. This year, hospital readmissions should be a top priority.
Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Apr 13, 2017
The Internet of Things is perhaps one of the most transformative technologies of our time. The ability to connect devices and services to increase efficiencies, streamline operations and reduced manual labor has permeated multiple facets of our lives, enabling us to interact with technology and data in ways previously thought impossible. Download now!
The NHS is currently evolving to meet the needs of an ageing population. This means that not only is the delivery of clinical care more challenging in the acute hospital set- ting but it increasingly relies on enhanced information access in the primary care, mental health and community environments too.
Find out how companies have deployed remote access SSL VPNs to increase remote user satisfaction, improve accessibility to corporate resources, support business continuity planning, and reduce overall implementation and ongoing management costs. The white paper also covers how cloud-based SSL VPN services address high availability requirements, support unforeseen spikes in activity and optimize network performance. Lastly, learn how a single SSL VPN platform can support all your mobile access, telecommuting and partner extranet requirements to improve your ROI.
The key benefit of creating a case management methodology is to multiply its effectiveness by replicating it across the organization's patient-facing departments, practices and functions. In this way, your organization can reduce costs, increase quality and streamline its operations.
Healthcare accounts for 21% of all cybersecurity breaches, making it the most affected business sector in the U.S. economy. Ongoing attacks are predicted to cost providers $305 billion in lifetime revenue over the next few years. Download this white paper to learn how to make healthcare cybersecurity stronger.
As a broker, your customers look to you to provide guidance, education and cost savings in a world filled with ever-changing regulations and skyrocketing costs. See where Houston businesses find the most value in their brokers and what new options exist to help contain costs.
• Learn where Houston businesses see brokers adding value
• See the impact carrier satisfaction has on changing carriers
• Read about new cost-containing options to help your clients
Houston businesses are as unique as Houston itself. But not every business looks at healthcare the same. See what other Houston businesses are choosing to offer their employees, how satisfied they are with their choices, and what other cost-reducing options are available.
• Learn what % of employees live in Houston, and how that impacts health care costs
• See how happy businesses are with current carriers and what that means at renewal time
• Find out what alternative options smart businesses are looking at
Health care costs are already out of control. You’ve tried everything you can think of to reduce costs, but nothing seems to work. Learn where the real problem lies and what you can do about it by rethinking your approach.
• Learn why the usual tactics do little to contain costs
• See how carrier choice and location impact cost
• Get educated on new approaches that contain costs
Reliable and secure network connectivity is no longer optional. It supports critical priorities for healthcare providers, including enhancing patient care outcomes, improving operational efficiency and boosting financial returns. If a healthcare provider’s network infrastructure is not resilient, reliable and secure, the provider will not be able to reap the benefits of its healthcare IT investments.
As the healthcare industry continues to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and greater coordination of care through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater to use technology to truly improve how healthcare professionals interacts with patients. However, growing dependence on your network for everything from medical records to billing information can also mean that healthcare networks hold greater amounts of data than ever before. This makes them a tempting target for hackers.
Summit Healthcare and Frontier Communications began working together more than a decade ago when Frontier installed a 50Mbps Metro E circuit into the hospital. However, the two organizations have developed an especially strong partnership over the last five years.
This white paper presents IDC’s analysis of the business value organizations are achieving by using Cisco UCS as a platform for SAP HANA and other SAP Business Suite applications. This analysis is based on IDC’s interviews with 12 Cisco UCS customers. These organizations are all relatively large organizations (1,500–85,000 employees), with an average of 25,383 employees. Interviewees represent a variety of industries: natural resources, agriculture, energy, government, automotive, retail, food and beverage, distribution, technology, healthcare, and IT. These organizations are based in the United States, EMEA, Mexico, and Brazil.
Video collaboration opens up opportunities for greater interaction and innovation, regardless of industry. Everyone benefits. For example, in healthcare, video is dramatically changing the way institutions interact with customers and professionals. In recent years, a number of hospitals across the United States have been subscribing to video and voice call centers that enable them to share language interpretation services, psychiatric care services and other developing capabilities. In the process, video collaboration is affecting business outcomes, changing business processes and helping healthcare facilities achieve scale, cost and efficiency not seen before.
This white paper from Symantec™ Health provides a guide for IT departments as they examine their current image archiving strategy and explore new options. It summarizes challenges, existing approaches, and the benefits of cloudbased archiving approaches.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 17, 2017
Read the whitepaper “Rochester Regional Health – Equipping HR to support the evolving demands of the health care industry” to learn how cloud-based technology helps respond to critical M&A business needs and drivers, improves operational effectiveness and efficiency, and enhances capabilities and streamline regulatory compliance.