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Cybersecurity and Interoperability: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

Posted on: August 30, 2021

The Pandemic’s Perfect Storm During a national emergency, there will always be those who seek to turn the chaos to their own profitable ends— and the coronavirus pandemic has been no exception. 2020 was the fifth straight year in which reports of hacking incidents increased, with the 2020 number 42% higher than 2019. Hacking incidents … Continue reading Cybersecurity and Interoperability: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

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A Guide to Patient Data Standardization

Posted on: July 21, 2021

Last modified on August 30th, 2021 at 9:22 am

In the world of health care, data standards are the key to increasing interoperability— a term you’ve probably heard before, which refers to the ability of health-related technology to exchange medical data seamlessly across distances and systems. Data standards existed before COVID-19, but the pandemic has only brought to light the pressing need for wider … Continue reading A Guide to Patient Data Standardization

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What to Know About the New CPT Codes for COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted on: July 7, 2021

Last modified on August 30th, 2021 at 8:40 am

What are CPT Codes? Current Procedural Terminology codes are created, copyrighted, and maintained by the American Medical Association. This is a huge task, as health care practices are constantly shifting, requiring new codes to be created for new services and current codes to be revised or retired as needed. Thousands of codes are in use, … Continue reading What to Know About the New CPT Codes for COVID-19 Vaccines

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How Contact Tracing Works

Posted on: June 29, 2021

Last modified on August 30th, 2021 at 8:45 am

In the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments and health organizations scrambled for ways to protect vulnerable people and slow the spread of the virus. One vital strategy has been contact tracing, which involves warning those who have been in contact with the virus. Once someone learns of their exposure to the virus, they … Continue reading How Contact Tracing Works

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Celebrating World Health Day and Healthy People 2030

Posted on: June 9, 2021

World Health Day, an annual celebration of progress internationally, took place on April 7th. It gave us a time to reflect on how we can all work to make the world an even healthier and more equitable world. One of the biggest initiatives this year from the World Health Organization is Healthy People 2030. How … Continue reading Celebrating World Health Day and Healthy People 2030

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Celebrating National Minority Health Month

Posted on: May 19, 2021

April is National Minority Health Month. This initiative, led by the Office of Minority Health (OHM), is committed to improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities throughout the country through education, awareness events and critical conversations. This year, the theme of the month is shining a light on the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on … Continue reading Celebrating National Minority Health Month

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Coping With Work and Stress During COVID-19

Posted on: May 4, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been very tough on workers, whether you have been working remotely or going to the office every day. The relationship between work and stress has long endured, but stress rates have climbed over the course of the pandemic. From fear about the disease to workplace stress, it is a recipe for … Continue reading Coping With Work and Stress During COVID-19

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Why Employee Assistance Programs Are Essential for Work Life Balance

Posted on: April 30, 2021

Employee assistance programs are one way that companies help employees balance their personal lives with the demands of their careers. While it might seem like an extra benefit that isn’t necessary, research shows that, when they are offered, employees can truly thrive. What are some of the benefits of offering employee assistance programs at your … Continue reading Why Employee Assistance Programs Are Essential for Work Life Balance

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HCRS Attends The National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Conference

Posted on: April 5, 2021

  Columbia, MD business owner Brenda Doles, who with her husband, built a successful government contracting business into a multimillion-dollar enterprise with 400 full-time employees. Ms. Doles attended a White House reception on Aug. 26, 2009, during the National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference in Washington, D.C.  Ms. Doles, a Registered Nurse of 30 years, … Continue reading HCRS Attends The National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Conference

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How HCRS Can Provide Support During the Medical Research Process

Posted on: March 31, 2021

Last modified on August 30th, 2021 at 9:01 am

Medical research is the engine of innovation in healthcare. Research drives new discoveries in the ways pathogens behave, how to treat patients and how to forge a path to better healthcare. By necessity, clinical research is an exacting and exhaustive process. Each step forward needs to be supported by clinical statistics and relevant data. Medical … Continue reading How HCRS Can Provide Support During the Medical Research Process

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