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Top 5 benefits of healthcare interoperability...

When a doctor pulls up a patient’s record, it should be a safe assumption that the information on the screen relates to the patient...

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How consumer data can improve population health and lo...

Last week, I spoke at the technology briefing of a national health plan group to give a presentation on the role of consumer data...

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How a Universal Patient Identifier can help solve phar...

Last week, I attended the ONC Symposium on Patient Matching for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) and conversations with pharmacy stakeholders confirmed that momentum is growing...

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How data insights help prevent medical identity theft...

Medical identity theft is a growing concern for healthcare organizations in the digital age. In 2017, healthcare data breaches accounted for 24% of all...

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How to safeguard patient data and prevent medical iden...

Medical identity theft is a growing problem for the healthcare industry: nearly 15.1 million patient records were compromised in 2018, an increase of nearly...

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How to boost patient engagement with patient portals...

“Build it and they will come” might work for 1980s movie characters, multinational coffee franchises and beloved sports teams, but it’s not a great...

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Q&A with Experian Identity expert on best practice...

There’s no doubt that identity theft is a concern for any industry that handles sensitive customer information; health care is no exception. In 2017...

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How AdvantageCare Physicians increased security of pat...

People increasingly expect immediate access to information at their fingertips. They want online access for everything from food delivery to healthcare. But as healthcare...

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Optimize your medical database for patient matching...

In a recent healthcare information technology survey, more than 40 percent of chief information officers identified patient matching as healthcare’s top IT concern. And though a...

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