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Happy 35th Birthday Email

8/31/2017 HealthWare Other 0 Comments

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On August 30th, 1982 Dr. Shiva filed the first copyright for an email system. Email is a powerful tool that has grown to something like 60 billion emails per day. Most people use their mobile phones to access email these days and the average worker spends more than 10 hours a week dealing with email. While emails use in undeniable and it will maintain an important role in your agency it is also a source of spam and a very popular vector for malware attacks. You need to your email system to be powerful, available, secure and compliant.

HealthWare can help you create the perfect email system for your agency. As a Microsoft Partner and Tier One Cloud Solution Provider we can provide your agency with email through Microsoft Office 365. Microsoft Office 365 is an affordable and easy to implement solution to have secure and compliant email for your entire agency. Transport Layer Security to encrypt data between systems, automated spoofing and fraud detection and anti-malware protection. Microsoft Office 365 is also HIPAA compliant and for email offers Data Loss Prevention (DLP) to help protect your agency by detecting the presence of information subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and helping to prevent it from being shared with people outside your agency. Spam is also an email plague that Office 365 can help with using its advanced spam protection which includes blocking IP addresses known to send spam, content filtering, email authentication and more.

Emergency Preparedness Mandate is Almost Here

8/30/2017 HealthWare Other 0 Comments

With Hurricane Harvey having just made landfall in Texas we are all reminded of how important it is to be prepared for an emergency. If you are a Home Health Care Agency it might also remind you that the Emergency Preparedness COP requirements must be implemented by November 15, 2017 which is right around the corner. This requirement includes a comprehensive risk assessment as well as specified training and testing. The requirements are focused on three key essentials necessary for maintaining access to healthcare during disasters or emergencies:

  • safeguarding human resources
  • maintaining business continuity
  • protecting physical resources

According to the guidelines to comply you must:

  • Risk assessment and emergency planning
  • Policies and procedures
  • Communication plan
  • Training and testing

HealthWare is prepared to assist you in meeting these requirements in a many ways:

Home Health QRP Provider Training Q and A Now Available

8/29/2017 HealthWare Other 8 Comments

The Q&A document from the May 2017 Home Health Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Provider Training is now available. The Q&A document contains participant questions from the training event which took place on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3 and 4, 2017, in Baltimore, MD. Find more information on the CMS Home Health Quality Reporting Training page here: http://dld.bz/gbxgF

Great Device at a Great Price for Point of Care

8/21/2017 HealthWare Clinical 0 Comments

Looking for a great device to use at the point of care for your skilled disciplines, look no further than the award winning Microsoft Surface Pro 4. For the next 4 days this device can be purchased at $360 discount. This model has an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM, and 128GB of storage space. Find out more at: https://flash.newegg.com/Product/9SIAD265C69965

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HealthWare offers InTouch, our point of care solution for tablets, and it is ideally suited for the Surface Pro 4. Find out more at http://dld.bz/gaQ6b