Maintaining Health Data Compliance Preparing for Hospital Closures in 2022

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Maintaining Health Data Compliance Preparing for Hospital Closures in 2022 Hospital closures are becoming more common as the healthcare industry continues to undergo major changes. Now, many healthcare organizations have more to think about when it comes to health data compliance than ever before. In this blog post, we will discuss several critical considerations for […]

EMR System Decommission

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EMR System Decommission When they are decommissioning a legacy system in healthcare, organizations will have a variety of questions and concerns come up. What should they do with old system data? What is the most effective solution for keeping data they don’t need to migrate? And what are the best practices for an Electronic Medical […]

Retire Legacy Systems, Keep Your Data

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Retire Legacy Systems, Keep Your Data When a healthcare organization grows or changes, it often accumulates healthcare data in legacy systems that are no longer needed for everyday use or used aside for compliance reasons. But when it’s time to update to a new system, an organization often still needs access to the data kept […]

Electronic Medical Record Solutions for Closing Hospitals

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Electronic Medical Record Solutions for Closing Hospitals As many hospitals announce their plans to close in 2022, a lot of questions remain about what should be done with electronic medical records (EMRs). Top of the mind questions may be related to: Protecting patient information Ensuring compliance with federal and state laws Choosing the right solution […]

The Importance of Data Archiving for Healthcare

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The Importance of Data Archiving for Healthcare Healthcare applications accumulate a very large amount of data on a daily basis. As regulations change and meaningful use advances, older applications are replaced, but the data is still required for compliance and reporting purposes. Frequently these older applications cannot be updated, run on outdated hardware, fail security […]

3 Ways CIOs Can Effectively Manage Their Hospital’s Data

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3 Ways CIOs Can Effectively Manage Their Hospital’s Data Part One: Best Practices with Management of PHI (Patient Health Information) Data archiving is not the same as a data backup. Backups are intended to restore an existing system in a disaster recovery or business continuity scenario. Inherently they assume the system in question still exists, […]