Healthcare Buyer's Connection, Vol. VI, No. 7, 4/20/2007


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Healthcare Intelligence Network
Healthcare Buyer's Connection
Volume VI, No. 7
April 20, 2007
Table of Contents
  1. Company Profiles
    • Gelb Consulting
    • Medical Marketing Service Inc.
    • Home Healthcare Laboratory
    • MedPlus Inc.
  2. Using Thin Client Technology to Achieve and Enhance HIPAA Compliance
  3. Healthcare Consumers Want Better Information For Making Doctor And Hospital Choices
  4. Using Web Technologies in Consumer-Driven Healthcare for Transparency, Decision Support and Health Promotion
  5. Recommended Reading: Managed Care Facts, Trends and Data: 2006-2007


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1.) Gelb Consulting

Gelb Consulting has provided customized marketing research/consulting to healthcare providers for over 30 years. We specialize in: Satisfaction/Value, Preference, New Product Development, Physician

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Medical Marketing Service Inc.

Medical Marketing Services Inc. is a provider of direct marketing lists which let you reach healthcare markets via direct e-mail, telemarketing, broadcast fax, and broadcast email.

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Home Healthcare Laboratory

Exclusively serving the home care industry. HHLA operates a centralized, highly automated laboratory & information system to provide top-quality testing services to home health/infusion companies nationwide.

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MedPlus Inc.

MedPlus provides enterprise wide patient record systems, optical archival and retrieval systems and distributed object computing technology.

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2.) Using Thin Client Technology to Achieve and Enhance HIPAA Compliance

The far-reaching arm of HIPAA strictly mandates healthcare professionals to take measures to protect personal patient information. Well-publicized data breaches at hospitals and physicians' offices, coupled with the emphasis on personal health records, makes HIPAA-compliance more challenging than ever. Download this FREE Whitepaper to see how your hospital system or practice can utilize thin client technology and server-centric computing to protect private patient information and achieve and enhance HIPAA-compliance. In an age of constant security threats, healthcare IT departments must do all they can to prevent data breaches, as well as the consequential HIPAA sanctions and possible lawsuits.

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3.) Healthcare Consumers Want Better Information For Making Doctor And Hospital Choices

Healthcare consumers are eager for information to help them make more educated decisions when they choose doctors and hospitals, but say the kind of relevant information they seek is not currently available, according to a survey by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA).

The statewide survey of 1,033 Massachusetts adults found that the desire for access to credible information about doctors and hospitals comes at a time when consumers are keenly aware that problems with quality and safety exist in the healthcare system.

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http://www.hin.com/bcstory.html



4.) Using Web Technologies in Consumer-Driven Healthcare for Transparency, Decision Support and Health Promotion

Using Web Technologies in Consumer-Driven Healthcare for Transparency, Decision Support and Health Promotion, a January 25, 2007 audio conference on CD-ROM, examines how healthcare organizations are providing Web-based tools to meet the needs of consumers for healthcare transparency, decision support and health promotion to ensure the success of consumer-driven healthcare plans.

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5.) Recommended Reading: Managed Care Facts, Trends and Data: 2006-2007

Managed Care Facts, Trends and Data: 2006-2007 is full of strategic intelligence that will help you stay ahead of your competition in this constantly changing arena. It's a well-organized resource packed with: managed care cost trends; market-specific enrollment trends; pharmacy benefit data and strategies; M&A activity and conversions; MCO executive compensation; health plan financial results and growth strategies; provider payment innovations; lawsuits and consumer initiatives; new product offerings and marketing strategies; product diversification and development; and much more.

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