In this second installment of our three-part blog series on healthcare data security, we’ll cover ways to Prepare for, Respond to, and Recover from security breaches. For an overview of healthcare’s security challenges, take a look at our first blog post. Chances are good that you’ve heard about a major IT security breach affecting eitherREAD MORE
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Think for a moment about the vast amount of clinical, financial and other personal data collected within healthcare information systems today. It’s not only sensitive information about individuals’ health conditions, it could also include their financial data or social security numbers — all in one location. That makes healthcare data a top target for hackersREAD MORE
My colleague, Kate Poglitsch at DataGen, posed a big question in her most recent blog “The Return of Mandatory Bundles: Good News?”, and I thought it was important to weigh in and say – this is GREAT news! This is a signal from the current administration showing the acceptance of what those of us workingREAD MORE
I first met Matthew Taylor, Vice President of Information Technology at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, several years back when we were both working for the Catholic Health Initiatives national office of Population Health. It was a new team charged with starting and leading a transformation to a new Population Health model across the CHI enterprise ofREAD MORE
This guest blog is from our partners at DataGen, a leader in helping organizations across the country simplify the complexities of healthcare payment change. We at DataGen were excited to hear last week’s news about the new mandatory oncology bundle that will focus on cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment. Though we’re waiting on CMS toREAD MORE
We were barely into our conversation about BOLD leadership when Coreen Dicus-Johnson, President and CEO of Network Health, headquartered in Menasha, Wisconsin, mentioned that her staff has told her she is “ferociously curious.” Curiosity, along with confidence, empathy and trust are the core characteristics of BOLD leaders who are capable of driving transformative change. WhenREAD MORE
Once upon a time (well, actually many times over decades!), I was a mentor in a national program that paired experienced executives with up and coming business leaders. My first mentee in that program, Colleen Larson, and I have stayed in touch over the years. Along her life journey, Colleen demonstrated her own boldness inREAD MORE