When was the last time you audited your policies and procedures? Ensuring they are accurate and current is one of the less glamorous facets of any healthcare organization. However, they also communicate to staff, regulatory entities, and potential auditors about how your organization functions.
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Topics: Healthcare News HIPAA Compliance
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For many American soldiers, the after-effects of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can linger on throughout their lifetime, but it’s worse for some than others. How much worse? That, in part, can be determined by how much alcohol they consume in order to cope, according to a recent Veterans Affairs study.
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Years ago, I pulled up in front of a high school to pick up my daughter. Waiting in line behind the other cars, I noticed dozens of teens waiting for rides – most of them looking at their phones, and hardly any talking with each other. The early stages of social media addiction, I suspect now.
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Think about this: 15,000 men diagnosed with mental illness are sent to prison. They share roughly the same personality traits as another 15,000 prisoners who have no mental illness. From which group are more inmates more likely to end up in solitary confinement - and for long periods of time?
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Under the 21st Century Cures Act, providers will be prohibited from interfering with the access, exchange or use of electronic health information. A response to information-blocking tactics, these provisions come many questions from mental health providers. They'll need answers by April 5.
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Keeping up with constantly changing industry standards and innovations is no simple task for medical practices today. This is especially true of providers' electronic health and medical record software, which requires frequent updates in order to remain current. At InSync Healthcare Solutions, we deliver a consistent cycle of new and improved features that keeps practices compliant and providers efficient. Below is an overview of features and updates for March 2021.
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InSync has been busy hiring top talent to keep pace with its rapid company growth. Just as important is retaining that top talent. Driven entirely by employee feedback, the confidential survey results that landed InSync as a Best Place to Work measured key indicators of workplace culture like teamwork, trust in leadership, and employee engagement.
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During her 2½-year battle with cancer, actress Farrah Fawcett was convinced that someone at the UCLA Medical Center was leaking her private medical records to a supermarket tabloid. She wasn't wrong, and her plight serves as a cautionary tale to providers about the privacy rights of their patients.
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The need has been here for years. Yet despite a heightened urgency for mental health providers and primary care providers to share information, communication between the two parties remains mostly muted.