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Client Spotlight: Q&A with Bezawit Sumner, Director of Security and Compliance at CRISP

To round out National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we interviewed our client, Bezawit Sumner, Director of Security and Compliance at CRISP, Maryland’s formally designated healthcare information exchange. Due to increased pressure from regulators requiring healthcare organizations to maintain stronger data controls, CRISP and Hartman worked together to look for a more systematic method for maintaining the

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HIPAA Compliant Telehealth Software: How To Choose

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the healthcare industry significantly. While telehealth services were used prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the move towards telehealth has increased significantly in recent months. Both patients and healthcare providers must adapt to a new normal, which means limiting direct contact and utilizing innovative technologies designed to streamline health appointments. There

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What Is Telehealth?

Telehealth enables healthcare providers to have virtual visits with patients through a phone call or video chat. This innovative technology also involves the transfer and exchange of medical information between sites. While telehealth is commonly grouped together with “telemedicine,” the two terms have distinct differences. Telemedicine is typically remote treatment by a primary care provider

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How To Select The Right Telehealth Software For Your Business

The U.S. will see a shortage of approximately 122,000 physicians by 2032 as the demand for healthcare providers continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, according to new data published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). To meet the climbing demand for providers, many facilities are implementing telehealth services. While telehealth software is

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What To Look For In Telehealth Software

The use of telehealth software has become more common in recent years. In fact, an estimated 76 percent of hospitals in the U.S. now use some form of virtual care to connect healthcare providers and patients at a distance using live video and audio, according to the American Hospital Association. The move towards telehealth has

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What Are The Pros and Cons Of Telehealth?

What are the pros and cons of telehealth services? Telehealth is the use of digital communication technologies to provide remote access to health care services. Also referred to as telemedicine, telehealth allows the exchange of medical information and care delivery from a distance. According to Medical Economics, 71% of U.S. patients had considered telehealth during

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How Can Telehealth Improve Your Business?

Telemedicine has been used in limited ways for several decades. However, only recently has it become mainstream. In fact, 75 percent of survey respondents reported that they were interested in trying telemedicine, according to research published by Software Advice. Telehealth continues to transform healthcare and has been shown to improve businesses by providing an alternative

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March 2017 Healthcare Executive Highlights

Hartman Executive Advisors and LTPAC How can long-term post-acute care organizations work with hospitals to improve population health? Hartman Executive Advisors, an independent technology advisory firm, recently brought together long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) CEOs and CFOs to discuss steps needed to prepare for partnerships with hospitals. Like other business leaders, healthcare executives are always strapped

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How Technology Can Improve the Lives of Seniors in Long-Term Care

Rob Kerr, Hartman’s Healthcare Practice Lead, published an article in Provider Magazine on the benefits of modern technology for senior resident in assisted living facilities. The oldest baby boomers turned 70 in 2016. Combine this with the fact that people live longer than ever before (78.8 years on average) and are now accustomed to technology

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