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Earlier this month, the Afia team made the trip out to San Diego for the 2015 MHCA Summer Conference. Afia staff presented during two sessions, one of them highlighted below. IT Session: How to Use Social Media for Large Scale Events & Fundraising – Becoming a Brand Ambassador Presenters: Gary Larcenaire, CEO, Valley Behavioral Health, and […]
A well-functioning human resources information system (HRIS) is a crucial component for a company to have a stable and efficient infrastructure. A HRIS aides companies in making informed decisions regarding recruitment, finances, staff development, and other forms of integral support necessary for a company to be as efficient and productive as possible. As companies develop […]
The Impact of Healthcare Regulations With recent government regulations affecting the healthcare industry, healthcare practices have been impacted in numerous ways over the last ten years. Certain third party health insurance payers like Cigna and Aetna have negotiated fee-for-service contracts with providers, which has resulted in lower reimbursements. HIPAA, the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability […]
As the field of healthcare IT continues to grow, there is an increasing demand for healthcare organizations to implement electronic health records (EHR). In order to ensure a successful transition into a new EHR, organizations must include the process of data conversion into their implementation plan. EHR data conversion, sometimes referred to as data migration, […]
In this 42-minute webinar you’ll learn why online provider reputations are directly tied to the success of medical practices, along with advice on what to do if you receive a bad review online.
In this quick 15-minute webinar you’ll learn why online reputations are directly tied to the success of medical practices, along with advice on what to do if a bad review is received.
Social media and healthcare are currently two booming industries, so it’s no surprise that healthcare social media is an up and coming field filled with endless opportunities for organizations to expand and grow. 1. Millennials are more likely to rely on social media for health-related advice. Young adults put a lot of trust into social […]
While it might seem like a great idea to host your servers in-house, there are many reasons why it makes better sense to store them securely at a colocation data center. It also might seem like it’s more cost effective to host in-house, but when you weigh all of the extras a colocation offers, you […]
Upgrading to an electronic health record (EHR) system or switching from one EHR to another, is a massive undertaking for any agency. EHR implementation requires significant time, resources, and upfront capital. Although the selection and purchase of the appropriate system is a substantial cost, the system training, and education, require a majority of the financial […]
Enterprise mobility management is an integral part of secure and compliant handling of protected health information and company data. Having coherent and efficient policies requires data management tools that can be adapted to changing work environments and devices. Balancing security and compliance with the efficiency of resources and convenience for employees is a difficult but […]