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Millennials: How to Hire and Retain These HR Change-makers

Millennials HR Change Makers

{Note:  This is the fourth installment a blog series spotlighting the impact the Millennial generation is having – and will continue to have – on healthcare.} Who are millennials – as employees?  What is required of businesses and agencies who hope to hire and retain them?   Gallup says, “Millennials will change the world decisively […]

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4 Reasons Not Conducting a Security Risk Assessment Can Cost You Money

Security Risk Assessment

A Security Risk Assessment (SRA) is an analysis of your healthcare organization or associated business for any potential threats or issues in handling protected health information (PHI) under the Health Insurance Portability and accountability Act (HIPAA). It is also mandatory for all Covered Entities under the HIPAA security rule and needs to be performed annually. […]

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How texting is benefiting public health

Blog Posted: August 14, 2014 Public health leaders are embracing new technologies, like mobile apps and texting, and using them to be innovative with their outreach approach to the local population. Through innovative new services, public health departments are expanding their reach at dramatically lower costs. They are finding new ways to improve population health […]

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Pestronk encourages local health department leaders

Robert Pestronk encourages local health department leaders to “learn new vocabularies and learn the language of business, foundations and communities”.   Blog Posted: August 12, 2014 Interview the Experts Series: Robert Pestronk Executive Director, The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).   Our most recent expert interview is with Robert Pestronk who […]

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Public health and prevention: From behind the scenes to center stage

In a recent conversation we had with a public health expert, she remarked that the public generally recognizes the value that first responders—police, firefighters and EMTs—offer the community. By comparison, the expert suggested, public health providers receive far less acclaim. Why? Because public health is so heavily focused on prevention, which tends to be regarded […]

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