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5 ways to improve healthcare cybersecurity

 

Connected care is fast becoming the foundation for a healthier society. Yet sophisticated, persistent cyberattacks threaten to compromise this effort. You can help prevent such threats.

 

Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.

 

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HHS cybersecurity taskforce underway

 

The Department of Health and Human Services formed a healthcare industry Cybersecurity Task Force with the intent to examine best practices for keeping connected medical devices safe and secure.

 

Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.

 

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Launch Pad: Pathways to Cancer InnoVAtion

 

As cancer incidence and related healthcare costs continue to grow, we are presented with challenges that will require new ideas, new solutions and renewed focus.

 

Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.

 

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Help for Veterans with PTSD and mTBI

 

Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.

 

Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.
Building confidence, independence, and pride for those with PTSD and mTBI is essential. Innovative, connected care solutions for rehabilitation can help.

 

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Can a blood test be developed to assess mTBI?

 

How can we assess mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) in its earliest stages to treat it more effectively? A simple blood test may be the answer.

 

 

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Telehealth comes of age

 

We must challenge ourselves to redefine how and where care is offered. With today's diverse Veteran population and the VA's drive toward improved access to quality healthcare, the focus on flexibly and efficiency in serving patients has never been more important.

 

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Banner Health achieves 27% cost of care savings¹ with telehealth

 

Learn how an efficient telehealth program from Philips and Banner Health allows people to receive high-quality health care from the comfort of their own home.

 

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Telehealth increases access to care²

 

Providing access to care for Veterans across the country at hospitals and in their homes is a challenge shared by Medical Directors and Network Directors. Increasing costs and staffing demands make this problem more complicated. Innovative telehealth and telemedicine methods and tools can complement the VA’s current programs.

 

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Addressing the cost and access to care through telehealth

 

Whether it's reaching into the Veteran patient's home, or out to short-staffed ICUs, telehealth – or the application of technology assisted remote care – is being applied with exceptional results.

 

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Manage radiation as you would medication

 

The Joint Commission has released revised government requirements for Diagnostic Imaging Services and in it, outlined standards for managing radiation dose. Are you taking the necessary steps to comply? The right solution is not only vendor agnostic, it encourages compliance.

 

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Insights: The White House Conference on Aging

 

The White House Conference on Aging – a once-every-ten-years meeting – brought together hundreds of aging experts to look ahead, to the issues that will help shape the landscape for older Americans for the next decade. Gleaned insights lay out the path toward making aging well a reality.

 

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How to VA and DoD are driving access to care

How the VA and DoD are driving access to care

 

The VA and DoD, honor our veterans, active military and their families with a focused, patient-centered approach to care. See how they’re improving access to care with Philips technology, whether down range to our military or here at home to our veterans.

 

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The AgingWell Hub

 

By 2030, one of every four Americans will be over age 60, and 90% of those over age 65 will have one or more chronic conditions. As we experience the largest growth in the aging population in U.S. history, it is clear that not one organization can solve this challenge alone.

 

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POLITICO: Outside, In series

 

“Outside, In” is a series of conversations with innovators aimed at tackling big topics and solving complex problems as they relate to government and the private sector.

 

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¹ Bashshur RL, et al. The Empirical Foundations of Telemedicine Interventions for Chronic Disease Management. Telemed and e-Health. 2014 Sept; 20(9): 769-800.

 

² Several articles point to increased access for patients. For example, Telemedicine and e-Health. May 2012, 18(4): A-1-A-146. doi:10.1089/tmj.2012.9994. Accessed 15-Dec-15. Another example, “Survey: Telehealth Increases Access to Care, Continuity”

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20151111telehealthsurvey.html. Accessed 15-Dec-15