Posted and filed under Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Technology.

Cover Your (Data) Bases: Recap

Late last month, Advize Health’s Managing Director, Jeanmarie Loria teamed up with Regine Bonneau of RB Advisory LLC to deliver a presentation on IT Inventory and standard security measures. This webinar was free to all attendees and included a discussion on the importance of IT Inventory, and the technologies available to help organizations maintain their…

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Posted and filed under Business, Healthcare, Payers.

Value-Based Purchasing Still Perplexing Providers

Providers are still struggling to align with payers in the transition to value-based purchasing. Value-based purchasing is used to measure, report, and reward excellence in health care delivery. To properly incentivize high-quality care, value-based purchasing requires the cooperation of employer purchasers, public sector purchasers, health plans, and providers who are all tasked with assessing care…

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Posted and filed under Coding, Compliance, FWA, Healthcare.

Pre-Litigation Considerations

Law firms have been known to enlist the help of a third-party when dealing with healthcare fraud cases. This is because in addition to investigating the allegations against one party, there is a myriad of additional pre-litigation considerations. In multi-faceted cases in which health plan overpayments are being pursued within the judicial system an audit…

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HITRUST FAQ

Q: Just what is HITRUST anyway? A: HITRUST is a common security framework (CSF) created and governed by the HITRUST Alliance, a privately held U.S. company made up of leaders from healthcare, technology, and information security. The framework is comprised of several prescriptive security controls that can be assessed to determine the level of information…

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Posted and filed under Compliance, Healthcare.

Pennsylvania Examines Breadth of Peer Review Protection Act

On December 13, 2012, a newborn was delivered via C-section by a physician at the Scranton Quincy Hospital Company LLC. Despite the surgical means of delivery, the child suffered an acute hypoxic ischemic brain injury (P91.60) that ultimately resulted in permanent disability. The parents of the child decided to take legal action against the obstetrician…

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Posted and filed under Community, Healthcare.

We Don’t Want 12 Angry Men, We Need 12 Mighty Women

On February 27, President Trump tweeted and posted an image that unintentionally brought to light a very real, very problematic aspect of the healthcare industry. The photo depicts 12 men, plus President Trump in the oval office. These men are what Trump describes as “CEOs of leading U.S. health insurance companies” – and while this…

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Diary of a HIMSS Newbie

A little over a week ago, I was afforded the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of attending the annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition. This industry-leading conference is the largest of its kind, bringing together over 40,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from all over the world. Highlighted by world-class keynote speakers, educational programs, workshops, and an…

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Showcasing Young Talent at HIMSS17

Orlando may be best known for mouse ears, talented orcas, and rollercoasters – but the bustling city is so much more. Forbes ranked Orlando among the top 3 cities for young professionals, based on considerations involving active job boards, work-life balance, compensation, and career advancement. This is no surprise to many, as the second largest…

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Take Your Next Meeting to These Orlando Destinations

Next week, from February 19th to the 23rd, the Orange County Convention center will be loud and bustling for HIMSS17. It’s no surprise, considering 40,000 people will be attending the enormous conference, which just so happen to be the place to be for HIT. HIMSS17 will undoubtedly prove to be at the center of some…

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3 Healthcare Conferences You Should Be Attending

As a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Advize understands the paradoxical relationship between budgetary limitations and the importance of conference attendance. Many conferences come with a steeply-priced ticket, but they offer invaluable opportunities for networking and client acquisition. The more clients your firm acquires, the more conferences you’re able to attend. But the question remains,…

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