Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) have been assisting hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare entities in purchasing supplies and services since 1910. Today, there are over 600 GPOs nationwide, and about 96% of healthcare providers are members of at least one.
By joining a GPO, healthcare providers have access to a list of contracted vendors and are able … Read More ›
Retention laws have made it impossible to completely get rid of your x-ray film library. Medical centers are required to retain their x-ray films for a set number of years. The number differs between state and type of x-ray (pediatric, general x-ray, etc.). Digital Radiography has become the standard over x-rays and has given facilities … Read More ›
It’s interesting to watch the healthcare industry continue to become digitally enhanced. What is even more exciting is to watch as mobile applications strive to make your health information easier to obtain. There are plenty of apps that can log and track your fitness goals and dietary needs, but what about applications that can monitor … Read More ›
Medical Identity Theft is defined as someone obtaining your personal information to use for goods and services related to the medical field. This can include but is not limited to: purchasing prescription drugs, seeing a doctor using your name and insurance policy, requiring medical attention at the emergency room, treatments or dental services. There have … Read More ›