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Why Secure Communication Is Important

Posted by Skyscape on Feb 6, 2019 9:26:33 AM

Clear and effective communication between patients and Healthcare Professionals is an essential pillar of the healthcare industry. Many patients, along with regular clinic visits, prefer to connect with their Healthcare Professionals through electronic communications such as emails, SMS, text messages and chats. Data have shown that Healthcare Professionals find texting [1] to be an efficient and convenient means of communication.

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Tags: hipaa, PHI, healthcare communication, secure messaging, patient record, electronic communication, healthcare organization, sensitive data

CTE: An urgent neurological health issue in young athletes

Posted by Skyscape on Feb 1, 2019 10:11:12 PM

This Sunday, millions of Americans will tune in to watch the Patriots face off against the Rams. But as the nation cheers, it’s likely that these athletes are slowly accumulating brain damage. And it’s not just NFL players—children in your own community are at risk as well. Read on to learn more about how to protect young athletes.

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Tags: Youth, traumatic brain injury, concussion, Athletes, NFL players, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, NFL, football players, concussion symptoms

Why you should carry a Drug Guide on your smartphone

Posted by Skyscape on Jan 17, 2019 8:34:09 AM

A Johns Hopkins University study conducted in 2016 reveals that medical errors are the third leading cause of deaths in the United States, following heart disease and cancer. Some common examples of medical errors are: incorrect diagnosis, providing multiple drugs that interact negatively, and administering the wrong medication to the wrong patient.

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Tags: Drug Guide, Medical Error, Dosing Calculator, Drug Classifications, Misdiagnosis, Drug side-effects, error in patient care

The Importance of HIPAA-Secure Communication

Posted by Skyscape on Dec 18, 2018 12:21:31 PM

We all know that the healthcare industry is plagued with allegations of patient data breaches from online hackers and in-house data imposters. Hackers constantly attempt to steal the Protected Health Information (PHI) of patients and sell it on the black market for fraudulent purposes. Patients' PHI data is vulnerable because it is shared with various healthcare entities.

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Tags: hipaa, patient, HIPAA compliance, HIPAA violations, EHR, data breach, healthcare industry, PHI, NPI

Your Nursing Program Needs Care Too!

Posted by Skyscape on Dec 12, 2018 9:45:17 AM

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Tags: student, fan, nursing program, teaching methodologies, protect, employer satisfaction, professional trends, nursing educator, faculty

Types of Bullying and their Surefire Remedies

Posted by Skyscape on Nov 19, 2018 10:59:19 AM

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Tags: bullying, verbal bullying, physical bullying, relational bullying, cyberbullying, humiliation, hitting, name-calling, extorting money, intimidation, spreading bad rumors

11 Misconceptions about the Influenza Vaccine

Posted by Skyscape on Nov 1, 2018 10:48:46 AM

Influenza, also known as “the flu”, is a contagious respiratory illness. It is caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. Flu symptoms can include fever, cough, body ache, headache, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, chills, tiredness and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. In some cases, people with flu do not have a fever.

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Tags: health check-up, immunization shots, Flu, Flu vaccine, Influenza, Flu viruses, Antibiotics, Flu shots, Misconception about flu shots, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, GBS, respiratory illness

Stopping the Line for Patient Safety

Posted by Skyscape on Oct 30, 2018 11:18:53 AM

At Toyota factories—yes, the car company—every assembly line has a big red button. And every worker has a responsibility to press the button if they feel something is amiss. This button stops the entire assembly line. Stopping the line could mean the difference between building a safe car versus building one that puts people at risk.

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Tags: safety, patient safety, mistakes, stopping the line, prevention

Tips for a Successful Back-to-School Season

Posted by Skyscape on Oct 4, 2018 3:45:08 PM

Heading back to school following a relaxed summer can be a time of great excitement, and carries with it some anxiety for both parents and children. Parents can help to mitigate this by establishing a regular routine for their school-aged children, in an effort to make the 2018-2019 school year as successful as possible.

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Tags: back to school, school reopen, manage backpack, new classroom, new school, kids, health check-up, immunization shots, children, healthy breakfast, homework routine

Physician Burnout: Causes, Effects and Remedies

Posted by Skyscape on Sep 14, 2018 9:18:33 AM

Physician burnout is an epidemic prevailing today in the medical profession. A study shows that on an average 1 in 3 US doctors at any given time suffer from physician burnout. Recent survey in the US shows that physician burnout rates are higher than 50%. These revelations demonstrate that doctors are facing extreme work pressures which is leading to burnout.

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Tags: physician burnout causes, physician burnout symptoms, physician burnout prevention, physician burnout remedies

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