Top 3 Reasons Why 5G is Transforming Healthcare for Clinicians

Everyday clinicians strive to deliver the best care they possibly can. They expect the health system they work within will support them with the best possible workflows and technology to achieve their goals. Clinical collaboration problems, like dropped calls, missed alerts, or simply slow Wi-Fi can prevent clinicians from working efficiently, ultimately limiting the care…

911 Compliance: 3 Scenarios Where a Telecommunications System May Fail to Meet the FCC’s Requirements

Hospitals and large physician group practices are equipped to identify and respond to medical emergencies, but what happens when they need to summon emergency services like the police or the fire department? By law, dialing 911 from any phone should instantly reach emergency services and automatically route accurate location information. But, in some cases, healthcare…

Assessing Compliance in Healthcare: HIPAA and Information Security Practices

With news of recent security breaches and cyberattacks, healthcare systems and physician practices are reminded of the importance of maintaining compliance and protecting sensitive patient health information. John Garcia, Information Security Manager, and Jennifer Brown, Vice President of Customer Operations for Pixel Health Technology Services, recently shared their thoughts on supporting clients with HIPAA compliance…

Examining 3 Key Challenges of 5G in Healthcare at the CHIME23 Fall Forum

As a foundation member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the Pixel Health team recently hosted a focus group with digital health leaders at the CHIME23 Fall Forum. They were also joined by Heather Nelson, SVP & CIO at Boston Children’s Hospital, who shared her experience with implementing a hybrid 5G cellular network…

This Week’s Health Explores Healthcare’s Future: Boston Children’s Hospital to pioneer a hybrid 5G network

During the CHIME Fall Conference, This Week Health and Sarah Richardson, SVP and Chief Digital Information Officer at Tivity Health, conducted an interview with Heather Nelson from Boston Children’s Hospital and Barbara Casey from Pixel Health. Heather Nelson highlighted their innovative approach to healthcare by partnering with Pixel Health and T-Mobile for Business to establish…

Cybersecurity Awareness Highlights and Resources for Healthcare Practices

As we wrap up October and Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’re reminded that cyberattacks on hospitals and healthcare facilities have increased.[i] The devastating cyberattack on five hospitals in Canada is a recent reminder that any facility can be affected, which greatly impacts the ability to provide timely patient care. To help our healthcare partners understand cyberattack…

Cybersecurity, Risk Assessment, and Insurance Coverage: How Healthcare Companies Can Proactively Protect Patient Data

Increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks continue to cause data breaches at medical practices and healthcare organizations. From ransomware and malware attacks to phishing and smishing campaigns, hackers can target any employee or business. And while many companies may have solid cybersecurity plans in place to protect their data and patients’ personally identifiable information (PII), a separate cyber…

How Safe is Your Patient Data? 4 Cybersecurity Tips for HIPAA Compliance.

Safeguarding patient data is of utmost importance for healthcare professionals and organizations. To help our partners continue to meet HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance, we’re sharing a few tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month. 1. Set Up Access and Controls Access to patient records and sensitive data should be limited to authorized personnel…

Highlights from An Important Piece of the Security Puzzle

We recently hosted an educational webinar to discuss cybersecurity and understand how insurance coverage—coupled with a proactive IT approach to managing cyber risks—can help medical practices and healthcare systems respond to and recover from a cyberattack. From general liability and malpractice policies to first- and third-party coverage and sub-limits, participants learned about the nuances of…