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Healthcare Intelligence Network
Healthcare Buyer's Connection
Volume V, No. 6
March 31, 2006
Table of Contents

1.) Company Profiles

  • Home Healthcare Laboratory
  • The Healthcare Group at Zurich
  • FCC HealthCapitalGroup
  • Tier
2.) Health Information Technology and the Electronic Health Record: Implications for Healthcare Organizations
3.) Educating Management Still A Problem, EA Professionals Say
4.) Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care
5.) Recommended Reading: Employee Assistance Program Management Letter

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1.) Home Healthcare Laboratory, Franklin, TN

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



The Healthcare Group at Zurich, New York, NY

Zurich U.S. is a member of the worldwide Zurich Financial Services Group and is rated A+(Superior) by A.M. Best Company. The Healthcare Group at Zurich U.S. provides professional & general liability insurance and offers up to $50 million in excess/umbrella capacity.

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



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FCC HealthCapitalGroup, Portland, OR

Foothill Capital Corporation is a leading provider of asset based financing to companies for growth/expansion, refinancings/recapitalizations, turnarounds, debtor-in-possession financings and leveraged acquisitions.

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Tier

Tier's HIPAA Privacy Compliance methodology is an innovative software tool that identifies and assesses the risk of exposing Protected Health Information and an organizationís compliance state. TierTrackís functionality is designed to assist identifying and prioritizing compliance issues, managing compliance efforts, documenting progress, and maintaining compliance.

For more information please visit:
http://www.hin.com/hipaacomply.html#QMAIL



2.) Health Information Technology and the Electronic Health Record: Implications for Healthcare Organizations

A new study by Capgemini, the leading health consultancy in the U.S., addresses the key challenges and suggests ways the U.S. healthcare industry can take positive steps to implement EHRs, interconnect clinicians, personalize patient care and improve population health through preventative programs.

Register to download your copy today at:
http://www.hin.com/library/registerhie.html



3.) Educating Management Still A Problem, EA Professionals Say

More than two-thirds of EA professionals feel that EA programs are not adequately educating senior management and employees about the valuable services they provide, based on responses to the annual EAP Leadership Survey: Forecast 2006.

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



4.) Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care

Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care gives you a valuable overview of modern employee assistance programs. It compares and contrasts EAPs with managed behavioral care products and examines how EAPs are often provided in conjunction with managed care services.

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5.) Recommended Reading: Employee Assistance Program Management Letter

Published monthly since 1987, Employee Assistance Program Management Letter monitors the trends in the employee assistance field to give EA professionals the best strategies for managing their EAPs more effectively.

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