Category: All Blog
All posts tagged with “Health IT.”
How Long-Term Post-Acute Care Providers Can Use HIE
Webinar examines different scenarios for LTPAC professionals
Community Partner: CIVHC Pioneers Claims Data in Colorado
CIVHC’s focus is collecting and analyzing claims data provided by all major healthcare insurers throughout Colorado (as mandated by state law). That data identifies costs for medical procedures and services and can help stakeholders address issues related to cost, access, utilization and quality of care.
How Colorado’s County Jails Harness the Power of HIE
A growing number of detention centers and prisons use HIE to easily access health information on inmates, while realizing many other efficiencies. One local jail estimates a five-figure savings due to elimination of faxing
What you should know about healthcare cyber liability
According to Symantec’s 2016 “Internet Security Threat Report,” the healthcare sector had 39% of all data breaches in 2015. The report also shows 429 million identities were exposed in 2015, a 23% increase over 2014, with hundreds of millions more identities possibly exposed in incidents that were not reported.
South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Innovates With Health IT
South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA) is a big operation. They’re the emergency and prevention service provider in south Denver for close to 200,000 residents. With 17 stations, 65 vehicles and more than 300 firefighters, there are a lot of moving parts. The leadership at SMFRA are always looking for ways to improve processes, like staff training, and ways to take the best care of people during emergency calls. Late last year, they joined the CORHIO network so they could receive real-time hospital and lab information via the secure web portal.
Estes Park Medical Center: Critical and Connected
Just this summer, Estes Park Medical Center (EPMC) celebrated 40 years of serving the community. They’ve survived the area’s worst flooding in decades, weathered endless regulatory changes, and remained a beacon of care for the rural community near Rocky Mountain National Park. PMC is a critical access hospital with 25 beds, 24-hour emergency care, and a variety of inpatient and outpatient services.
Hilltop Family Physicians - An Independent Practice on the Cutting Edge
It’s not easy to survive in today’s healthcare economy as an independent physician practice. But Hilltop Family Physicians in Parker, Colorado has found ways to make it work. This three-doctor primary care practice finds time to stay ahead of the curve by transforming their care team structure into a patient-centered medical home, embracing technology and tackling new healthcare regulations – all while offering top-quality patient care.