Incident Response

From natural disasters to oil and chemical spills to terrorist attacks to cyberattacks, water distribution systems have to be prepared for a variety of challenges that could contaminate or disrupt the water supply. When a crisis hits, a strong water supply emergency response plan makes sure that stakeholders can make rapid and effective decisions that will minimize the damage and resume operations as quickly as possible. At the core of any successful emergency response is communication—coordinating quickly with other stakeholders for the best possible outcomes. But how can you make your communication strategy A-grade? Here are some tips.

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Leading provider of secure communications introduces Vaporstream Concierge, eliminating processes related to healthcare billing and referral processingHIMSS, ORLANDO, FL (FEBRUARY 12, 2019)Vaporstream, the leading provider of secure communications, today announced the addition of a new automation module to its award-winning secure communication platform. The new module, named “Concierge” for its ability to do work for you, streamlines back-end business workflows that drive healthcare efficiency in billing and patient care. Healthcare customers can now securely launch backend processes from their mobile device at the point of service, eliminating delays. Based onSEE DETAILS
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Patient engagement is now a critical component of healthcare, as organizations utilize both traditional and modern communications methods to differentiate their businesses, deliver superior patient care and reduce costs.Today, 74 percent of healthcare executives would like to automate patient engagement, according to a recent study by Conversa Health and World Business Research. Unfortunately, many of these same executives don’t know how or where to begin to do so. From automating patient-generated health data (PGHD) to implementing AI tools for electronics records (EHR) processing, there is no shortage of opportunities toSEE DETAILS
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Healthix and InterSystems push clinical alerts, Versus finds a real-time locating system badge, and Vaporstream debuts automated workflows within its clinical communications system.Healthix, a New York health information exchange, has launched at HIMSS18 a program built upon vendor InterSystems’ HealthShare platform that nearly doubles the number of alerts that clinicians can receive about the care status of their patients.During the past year, Healthix has generated more than 7.3 million alerts for more than 180 organizations and 16 million-plus patients in its system, the HIE said. However, nearly 6.5 million alertsSEE DETAILS
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