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Have a Safe Trip! Security Tips From Traveling to HIMSS19

As we pack our bags and prepare for HIMSS19 in Orlando, I
started to think about all the touchpoints where data and information can be
comprised when traveling. Even though travel and healthcare are two very
different industries, they both have multiple consumer touchpoints where
security can be compromised. Let’s take a look at what healthcare can learn
from traveling to HIMSS19.

Booking Your Flight

Today, most of us go online to book our flights and hotels
rooms. In just a few clicks, we can choose our

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HIMSS18 Recap: Consumer Experience, Integration and Other Trending Topics

HIMSS18 is officially in the history books as the largest health IT events of the year. Set in Sin City, this year’s HIMSS conference proved to be a fast-paced, action-packed week where the greatest minds in healthcare converged to discuss the latest innovations, state of the industry and future trends.

To help attendees take a break from it all, InstaMed held an event at  TAO Las Vegas for a night of delicious bites, tempting libations and upbeat music. As well as

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What Vegas Can Teach Healthcare About Tokenization

Next week, I’ll be heading out to Las Vegas to attend HIMSS18. While packing my bags, I started thinking about all of the giant, glittering casinos that inhabit the Vegas strip. I’m not a gambler, but casinos pique my interest because of the impressive security they maintain 24/7 to protect the billions of dollars that flow in and out of their doors each year. So that got me thinking – what can the healthcare industry learn from casino security?

You’re probably

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Checklist to Make Your Time at HIMSS18 Count

Every year, HIMSS hosts the largest gathering of healthcare IT professionals from around the globe. Last year’s conference had more than 40,000 attendees and nearly 1,500 exhibitors. Just by the sheer size of it all, HIMSS conferences can be overwhelming. This year’s conference, HIMSS18, is proving to be the largest yet with more educational sessions, prominent keynote speakers and located in Sin City itself, Las Vegas, Nevada. They call it HIMSSanity for a reason!

Stay ahead of the HIMSSanity with this

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Stop Making Excuses for Your Patient Portal

The 2014 requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program – often referred to as “Meaningful Use” – federally mandated that healthcare providers have a patient portal. According to HIMSS, a successful patient portal is one that contains the information patients want and is easy for patients to use. Many patient portals today incorporate convenient features that make patients want to log in and use them, such as e-visits, self-check-in, immunization and

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HIMSS17 Sessions to Get Excited About This Year

By Chris Seib, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder at InstaMed

This February, more than 40,000 professionals will descend on Orlando, FL for one of the biggest events in the healthcare industry with the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition. The website for HIMSS17 boasts over 300 education sessions, 1,200 exhibitors and 80 networking events – all crammed into five days at the Orange County Convention Center. To say that the yearly HIMSS conference is overwhelming is an understatement. They don’t call

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