Policy Management Automation Leads to ROI in Healthcare

By Anne Sweeney | 12/26/17 12:00 PM

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It's no secret that well-managed policies and procedures can save your facility money and even increase your profits. Everyone in health care policy management can reap the benefits. But here, we will take a more serious look at your ROI.

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Healthcare Organizations Receive Top Awards

By Anne Sweeney | 12/12/17 12:00 PM

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This fall we’ve had a great deal of inspiring moments that we’d love to share. Many of our clients have been nationally recognized for their amazing Intranets. Some of the award providers include the Digital Health Awards and the Pelican Awards. Both of these award groups have been recognizing healthcare organizations for their digital innovations for over 20 years. Through their dedicated award submission efforts, these select clients below were able to demonstrate creativity in functionality, content, and overall exceptional design to win awards for their organizations. We’re so happy we can honor them again today for their outstanding Intranets.

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3 Great Intranet Features Hospital Pharmacies Love

By Anne Sweeney | 8/22/17 11:00 AM

An Intranet is an incredible asset to a hospital pharmacy. Besides being a centralized Depositphotos_25940271_xs.jpgcommunication system between pharmacy staff and the rest of the organization, it provides many features to advance the department. From publishing pharmaceutical information, managing your unique policies and procedures, to providing security for department materials, an Intranet creates a robust and resourceful space for your pharmacy. Read on to learn more.

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The Top Compliance Challenges For Hospitals in 2016 and How An Intranet Can Help Overcome Them

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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HospitalPortal's Latest Enhancements

By Anne Sweeney | 5/2/17 11:00 AM

With several recent updates to our Intranet and Policy Management System, we thought we’d share some bigstock-Doctor-Preparing-Online-Intern-6232221.jpgof these most notable and exciting features with you. We’re so thankful to our clients for their patience and feedback while we strive to make our software the best it can be. We hope these updates will give you a better idea of the great new features available for your Intranet portal and/or policy management system.

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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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Engagement Tips For Your Healthcare Website And Employee Portal

By Jason Oshita | 11/15/16 11:00 AM

 

It’s no secret that your employee portal and your website serve two different functions, have two Depositphotos_24863797_original.jpgdifferent voices and take on two different personas. Your Intranet works to consolidate all functions within the workplace, automating processes and communications with other staff members. In short, your Intranet focuses on engagement between employees so that you can carry out the best possible work. The portal is behind-the-scenes. Your website, on the other hand, is the face of the organization. It serves to market your practice to the public. It engages patients and tries to reach out to potential new patients. Here are some tips on engagement with your healthcare website and your employee and staff Intranet.

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Is Your Intranet Protected From Data Loss?

By George Ciesielski | 10/25/16 11:00 AM

When a new Intranet installation is configured, we always communicate with the IT team to make sure that Depositphotos_4277763_original-1_m_e.jpgcertain aspects of your Intranet site be backed up in case of disaster. Unfortunately, what you configured years ago may have been broken by updates or reconfigurations of devices or disks. Take this opportunity to check on your backups so that you don't suffer data loss.

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5 Ways an Intranet Can Update Outdated Employee Communication

By Giuliana LaMantia | 10/18/16 11:00 AM

When it comes to staff communication, hospitals have a unique challenge because employees are spread Depositphotos_42038337_original.jpg
throughout different buildings, units and shifts. This makes effective engagement a difficult feat, since certain staff members may rarely cross paths with administrators or other departments. This challenge is apparent in all different sizes of healthcare facilities, from small, rural hospitals to larger health systems, ASCs and long-term care organizations.

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