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Patients Call for a Connected Healthcare System

In the world we live in today, being “connected” is prevalent in all facets of daily life. Our relationships, work, entertainment, finances, and so much more are heavily impacted by the digital revolution. However, as other industries move full speed ahead with technology integration, the healthcare industry is still adapting -- and patients are eager to see progress.

The Ever Evolving Role of the Chief Information Security Officer

Over the past few years, there has been an uptick in cybercrime on a mass scale, with hackers gaining access to personal information of millions of people. Breaches at well-known, successful companies such as Target and Home Depot make national news. In more recent years, healthcare organizations are increasingly becoming the target of cyber-attacks.

With EPCS Legal Nationwide, There is Still Work to Do

Similar to the critical yet complex path to industry interoperability, the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) still has a ways to go before reaching its full potential. However, today Vermont becomes the final state to legalize EPCS for all schedules of controlled drugs.

I’ll Take One Refill, Hold the Fax

Although we’ve made great strides in e-prescribing adoption over the past 10 years, not all aspects of the process have been fully optimized. One question I hear all too often is: “Why do I still receive prescription refill requests by fax from electronically enabled pharmacies?”

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We ensure the free and secure flow of vital health information to get it to the right place at the right time.


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