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health care social media


February 12, 2013  12:38 PM

Health care fraud program recovered over $4 billion in 2012

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, health care fraud, health care social media, hhs, social media, upcoding

The government recovered $7.90 for every $1 they spent on health care fraud over the past three years. The three year average return on investment is the highest in the history of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program,

July 19, 2012  11:36 AM

Health care social media can lead to positive ROI

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
Data breach, Facebook, health care data breach, health care social media, HIPAA, twitter

For caregivers seeking to recruit patients to their practice and connect with existing patients, social media is a viable medium because of increased communication. But using social media also increases the likelihood of a


May 31, 2012  1:07 PM

New venture uses social media to share stories of patient harm

CommunityManager Profile: CommunityManager
Facebook, health care social media, patient harm, patient safety organizations

By Greg McInerney, Editorial Assistant

There has been a lot of talk and debate regarding the utility of


May 23, 2012  1:53 PM

HIT social media and HIPAA compliance: Never the twain shall meet?

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Facebook, health care social media, HIPAA Compliance

In the week following the debut of publicly traded Facebook stock, some water-cooler-discussion-provoking articles have caught our eye. Of course, for the folks on our team who work remotely, instant messenger serves as the virtual water cooler. Same diff. Check them out:


April 18, 2012  3:13 PM

Health care social media growing among patients more than providers

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
health care social media, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, social media

To hospital promotions departments, health care social media presents a tremendous marketing opportunity. To CIOs and compliance officers, social media sites are HIPAA...


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