healthcare cyberattacks

Healthcare under siege: Everything you need to know about the recent cyberattacks

[This is part 1 of a two-part series] The recent global cyberattacks that practically crippled the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (England and Scotland specifically) exposed and highlighted just how vulnerable the global healthcare industry is to system breaches and unauthorized access to key, electronically protected, patients’ health information (ePHI). Even though…

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CMS updates

Can’t Miss CMS Updates for 2018

Recently, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the USA (CMS) proposed numerous updates and changes to their Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and to the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for FY2018. The CMS also issued a general request for information (RFI) to gather ideas and suggestions on…

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patient safety policy

Improving Patient Safety One Policy at a Time

Healthcare policies and procedures save lives.  When front line staff are not able to quickly and easily access policies and procedures at the point of care this can have a negative impact on the accuracy and speed of patient care.   A recent article published in Healthcare IT News outlined how El Camino Hospital, a…

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automate healthcare policy management

How Better Living Health and Community Services Automates Healthcare Policy Management

Recently we had an opportunity to connect with Kathy Moffat, Manager Administration, and Human Resources at Better Living Health and Community Services to discuss how they streamlined their policy management process with our cloud-based software solution.  Better Living Health and Community Services, a Toronto-based long term care facility helps adults and seniors experience a better…

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cloud-based software

How Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Simplified and Streamlined Their Policy Management Process

Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Simplifies and Streamlines Policy Management Process with PolicyMedical Cloud-Based PolicyManager ™ The PolicyMedical team recently had the opportunity to speak with Kevin Meek, Vice President, Clinical Integration, Arizona General Hospital about their deployment and experience using PolicyManager for the automation of their policy management processes and procedures. Dignity Health Arizona…

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PolicyMedical Elsevier Reseller Agreement

PolicyMedical Announces Reseller Agreement with Elsevier

We are incredibly excited to announce our new strategic reseller agreement with Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The agreement enables Elsevier to promote and sell PolicyManager™, our flagship software solution, an enterprise cloud-based healthcare policy management platform into its customer/prospect base, which includes health systems, hospitals, and clinics.

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Policy Management

How Arkansas Community Improved their Policy Processes and Procedures

Arkansas Community Clinic Improves Healthcare Policy Processes and Procedures with Cloud-Based Policy Management Software We recently had the opportunity to meet with Bill West, Data/Lab Compliance Specialist, at Community Clinic Arkansas to discuss their policy management practices. Community Clinic was founded as St. Francis House NWA, Inc. in 1989 by faith-based community members who began providing…

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