Tag Archives: community health

Optimize IT Spending: How EHR Support Affects your Bottom Line

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Optimize IT spending at your healthcare agency by prioritizing a vendor with great EHR support. Great support has more on an impact on your bottom line than you might think. As healthcare organizations seek to recover from the financial downturn caused by COVID-19 and improve patient outcomes, CIOs are turning to health IT and EHR […]

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Traumatic Stress: Protecting Health Staff

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For health leaders to best support their staff and community members, efforts can be made towards becoming a trauma-informed organization with focus on supporting resilience and healing and protecting healthcare staff from traumatic stress. Healthcare practitioners have carried a particularly heavy burden being on the front lines of emergency response efforts of COVID-19 while seeing their […]

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In the Aftermath of Hurricanes, Your Choice of EHR Matters

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Names have meaning.  Names have value and communicate more than the syllables pronounced.  In the face of the weather which has pummeled the United States this past month, now these names have meaning:  Harvey.  Irma. Maria. And most recently, Nate.   Per the AMA “Morning Rounds” web news of October 5, 2017, “Damage from Hurricane […]

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Patagonia Health helps Customers Prepare for Security Risk Assessments

Security Risk Assessments

According to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule all covered entities are required to conduct a security risk assessment of their agency.  This is to insure all protected Health Information remains, well, protected.   Health departments can now lean on their EHR vendor, Patagonia Health for help.  Through an agreement with […]

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