Monthly Archives: September 2018

Data at Risk: Exposure from Breaches

The threat and occurrence of data breaches receive frequent attention in the healthcare industry. It often feels as though a new breach (or more) is reported on an almost daily basis. The significant rise in breaches also corresponds with the … Continue reading

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Expanding Value-Based Care to Addiction Treatment

The shift to value-based care is impacting every aspect of healthcare. As has been well documented in many places, including this blog, value-based care is built upon the concept of driving enhancements to the quality of care while taking focus … Continue reading

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HIPAA as Facilitator

The excuses for health information not freely flowing are numerous, but very often come back to alleged privacy concerns under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and its associated regulations, or “HIPAA” as it is more often referred to. … Continue reading

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