Giuliana LaMantia

Giuliana LaMantia was a marketing intern at HospitalPORTAL. During her time with us, she successfully assisted with various writing, design, and marketing tasks. She graduated from Drake University in magazine journalism and graphic design. When she's not doing something work related, she can be found watching The Office, trying new Pinterest recipes, or spending time with friends and family. This was one of the last wonderful stories she shared with us before she left. We hope you enjoy! Posts by on Blog | Page 1.

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Our Favorite Health-Related Articles From August 2017

By Giuliana LaMantia | 8/29/17 11:00 AM

As August comes to a close, we thought we’d round up some health-related articles we’ve bigstock-Breakfast-foods-14088398.jpgread throughout the month to share with you. Each story or blog presents information different from the next, from breakfast foods, to new technology, to the Great American Eclipse (of course). With each of these 10 articles focusing on different topics, we hope you can find something of interest to you!

Happy reading!

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Miracle Recovery Stories To Inspire Patient Care Workers

By Giuliana LaMantia | 8/8/17 11:00 AM

Miracles rarely consist of only a sudden and swift turnaround. They require the fight of the bigstock-Pediatrician-Visiting-Father-A-114376700.jpgpatient, the undivided care of medical workers, and the support of everyone around them. At least, that’s what we’ve found to be true. Although there are many, many more, we’ve chosen to share some of these amazing stories to highlight the hard work, the fight, and the faith of all those involved.

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How A Policy Manager Will Benefit Your Organization – By Department

By Giuliana LaMantia | 7/18/17 11:00 AM

Simple implementation and an automated system make a Policy Management System a secure Depositphotos_39070885_xs.jpg and easy way to manage the documents in your healthcare organization. Features such as inline editing, search functions, accessibility, and more work to streamline processes and reduce risk. This solution benefits each department. Here’s a quick look at what it can do for your department.

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Simplify HIPAA Self Audits With The Security Risk Assessment Tool

By Giuliana LaMantia | 5/30/17 11:00 AM

With risk for viruses, hackers, and security breaches a threat to the healthcare industry, it’sbigstock-Hipaa-Compliance-Icon-Graphic-136884638.jpg imperative to ensure that your practice is remaining compliant with various security measures. One way to troubleshoot problems on a regular basis is by conducting self-assessments. However, that may come with it’s own set of challenges.

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How An Intranet Can Help Overcome Top Compliance Challenges For Hospitals

By Giuliana LaMantia | 5/9/17 11:00 AM

The Joint Commission released the top CMS requirements that posed the biggest challenge for bigstock--135665363.jpghospitals, ASCs, LTCs, etc. to remain compliant with in 2016. Many of these challenges can be mitigated with the use of a standardized, internal communication system. We took a look at the top challenges for hospitals, and here are some ways you can utilize an Intranet to help your organization remain compliant with these requirements.

Access the full list on the Joint Commission website here.

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Ensure Your Organization Complies With Stark Law

By Giuliana LaMantia | 4/11/17 11:00 AM

Stark Law prohibits physicians from providing a referral to a patient to at least one other outside entityDepositphotos_4277763_original.jpg where the physician (or their family) has financial or compensation ties; therefore they might get money for the referral. This is to ensure that doctors are making referrals with the patient's best interest in mind.

There are some exceptions to this law, such as providing a referral within your own practice. Ensure that your physicians are kept up-to-date on this important law and its consequences and that they are made aware of any changes.

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The Benefits of Software as a Service

By Giuliana LaMantia | 3/21/17 11:00 AM

When it comes to Intranet and Policy Management Software, there are two primary options: software-graphicinstalled software or Software as a Service (SaaS). Throughout the years, cloud computing has become increasingly more popular in the healthcare sector. However, both solutions offer different advantages. Installed software typically offers more customization, more control over features, and more in-depth integration. On the other hand, healthcare clients are beginning to opt for hosted solutions due to its quick and flexible implementation, user-friendliness, typically lower upfront costs, and much more.

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How to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Today and Everyday

By Giuliana LaMantia | 3/3/17 11:00 AM

Every member of the team works to advance your organization. That said, it’s important to express employee apprecation blog.jpgappreciation for each role, whether large or small, for what they do. Taking the time to recognize your employees ensures that workers feel welcome and needed, and it can only impact your organization and culture in a positive way.

Employee Appreciation Day takes place March 3, and we think today is as good of a time as ever to show your employees that you appreciate them. However, it’s a good idea to show positive reinforcement to your staff not just today, but on a regular basis. Day-to-day recognition creates a sense of meaning and purpose for employees. In honor of the holiday, we’ve put together some ideas you can use to express appreciation to your team members any day.

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Ensure Your Intranet Is HIPAA Compliant

By Giuliana LaMantia | 2/7/17 11:00 AM

Utilizing an Intranet comes with a number of positives, such as enhanced collaboration, organization, andbigstock-Hipaa-Compliance-Icon-Graphic-136884638.jpg management to name a few. However, like any organization process or product, an Intranet also comes with the responsibility of keeping information secure and private.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 sets a standard for healthcare organizations in terms of security. HIPAA’s strict Privacy Rule and Security Rule of 2003 is especially important for companies using Intranets to warrant that all private health information is protected from unauthorized users.


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The Benefits of Making a Separate Physicians Portal on Your Intranet

By Giuliana LaMantia | 1/17/17 11:00 AM

As you already know, your Intranet comes with a large number of abilities and features, and can be bigstock-Two-medical-doctors-consulting-18161861.jpgcustomized to do or be basically anything your organization needs. One of these features is the ability to create separate portals on your Intranet for different groups of workers. Physicians handle a lot of information that is different and more sensitive than that of other areas in the organization. Here are some benefits to making a separate board for physicians on your Intranet.


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