Category Archives: health IT training

In an Age of Over-Regulation, Are Compliance and Safety Mutually Exclusive?

This article is cross-posted at www.workingwithsmes.com.   In aviation, safety is always the primary concern. In fact, aviation’s safety record is so stellar that it is considered a model for healthcare. That is quite a testament. However, a retired pilot … Continue reading

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Falsification of Data: Truth or Consequences

by Peggy Salvatore and Terry McGinn This article is cross-posted at www.workingwithsmes.com   Sometimes expert knowledge isn’t really knowledge at all. In fact, if your data sounds too good to be true, it just might be.  Sadly, for reasons of … Continue reading

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2018 HIMSS Survey of Priorities for Health Information and Technology

Last week was the most important annual convention for health information technology, HIMSS 2018. The Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) provides a forum for thought leaders and a venue for innovative products. The 2018 U.S. HIMSS Leadership and Workforce … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk BioPharma Training: 3 Tips for Creating Transparent SOPs

By Peggy Salvatore and Terry McGinn Each company in a regulated industry is required to follow written procedures.  The written procedure describes how steps or tasks are to be followed to achieve the desired outcome or result.  Having these steps … Continue reading

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Standard Operating Procedures and Accountability: Perfect Together

  By Terry McGinn and Peggy Salvatore We’ve been getting quite a bit of interest and feedback regarding our series on standard operating procedures, so we’ll continue writing about this topic this week. After all, inherent in the word “expert” … Continue reading

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Healthcare Visionaries Lead the Way

Technology is moving much faster than the snail’s pace of government and regulation. It is an exciting time to be – not just in healthcare – but to be alive. I’ve been hanging around the virtual water cooler in healthcare … Continue reading

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Healthcare Devices and the Internet of Things – Promise, Peril and Distributed-Denial-of-Service Attacks

Last Friday, widely used websites like PayPal, Netflix and Twitter were unavailable due to a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack . Hackers got into those systems through technical holes in hundreds of thousands of personal wifi-enabled devices like baby monitors and … Continue reading

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Digital Health Holds the Promise of Serving the “Underserved”

By Peggy Salvatore This is the eighth entry in a series of blogs for ePharma Summit 2016 to explore ways the pharmaceutical industry can maximize the promise of digital health. A report put out by the California Health Care Foundation  last week … Continue reading

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Money Changes Everything Edition of Health Wonk Review

Steve Anderson is seeing green at MedicareResources.org this week for his compilation of health wonkery. Read this week’s Money Changes Everything edition here.

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HHS Forging Ahead with Health IT Plans B, C and D

By Peggy Salvatore Yesterday, just as I was turning out the lights in my office, two breaking Health IT news stories came in over the proverbial transom. The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONCHIT) announced that it … Continue reading

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