Completing Your Circle of Care with Vaporstream Secure Messaging

How HIPAA-Compliant Communication Tools Can Prepare Home Healthcare for PDGM

The new home healthcare Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) released by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) goes into effect after January 1, 2020. With it, payment periods will be cut in half and therapy volume will no longer be considered when determining home health agency payments.This means that ... Read More
How a Secure Enterprise-Grade Communications Channel Can Protect the Legal Industry

How a Secure Enterprise-Grade Communications Channel Can Protect the Legal Industry

Security breaches are on the rise in the legal industry. ABA’s 2018 Legal Technology Survey Report found that 23% of respondents reported that their law firms had experienced a security breach—up from 14% In 2016. From bad actors, to lost devices, to information accidentally being leaked—there’s a variety of reasons ... Read More
Pregnancy and Pediatrics: Trusted Doctor- Patient Communication over a Decade

Pregnancy and Pediatrics: Trusted Doctor- Patient Communication over a Decade

Since prenatal care shifts into postnatal care and pediatrics, patients are likely to continue seeing the same healthcare provider (or providers) for years to come – so the need to improve doctor-patient communication is paramount in order to ensure quality of care and patient retention. The post Pregnancy and Pediatrics: ... Read More

Five Tips for Business Continuity During a Disruption

Aspects of business are so interconnected—from transportation to email to facilities management to data storage—that compromise or disruption of simply one aspect can affect the entire business. And such disruptions aren't limited to a single industry—from power companies dealing with an unexpected power outage to an IT department responding to ... Read More
Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Secure Messaging: Keeping it Efficient

Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Secure Messaging: Keeping it Efficient

It's critical for ASCs to maintain consistent communication with patients in order to ensure procedures proceed smoothly and that they reschedule appointments when possible, avoiding cancellations—which can be costly to any surgical facility. The post Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Secure Messaging: Keeping it Efficient appeared first on Vaporstream ... Read More
When Brand Reputation is on The Line: Five Tips for Crisis Communications

When Brand Reputation is on The Line: Five Tips for Crisis Communications

Any business needs to be prepared for crisis communications. From product failures to how an organization handles a natural disaster—emergencies can have a severe impact on a business's reputation and performance. The post When Brand Reputation is on The Line: Five Tips for Crisis Communications appeared first on Vaporstream ... Read More

Privacy and Your Ancestry – The Implications of Sharing Data

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The high-profile Golden State Killer case is causing experts to debate the privacy implications of using genealogical data from open-source sites, like GEDmatch.com, in criminal investigations. There are no laws prohibiting detectives from using the data, but law enforcement experts are concerned about potential abuses of this investigative method. Others ... Read More