Archive for June, 2014

Mobile Device Use

Monday, June 30th, 2014

William R. Pupkis, CMPE, Healthcare Consultant

As patients and clinicians increasingly use mobile devices to communicate with each other, concerns about the security of protected health information (PHI) should be raised.  There are strict HIPAA compliance standards regarding the security of mobile devices whenever PHI is created, stored, accessed, sent, or received. (more…)

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Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use

Monday, June 30th, 2014

William R. Pupkis, CMPE, Healthcare Consultant

ElRecAn electronic health record (EHR) is a systematic collection of a patient’s health information. This information can be shared across different health care settings, such as labs, hospitals, and pharmacies. While implementing an EHR system involves a significant investment of time and finances, the benefits of the program are numerous.

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Certified Athletic Trainers in the Orthopaedic Office

Monday, June 30th, 2014

William R. Pupkis, CMPE, Healthcare Consultant

Certified athletic trainers (ATCs) are a valuable resource in an orthopaedic practice setting, able to offer many support services. Working under the direction of physicians, ATCs are highly educated health care professionals who specialize in the prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses. (more…)

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