In the Office or at Home: This is How an Answering Service Benefits Home Health and Hospice Companies

Home Health is one of the most unique industries in medicine. Physical therapists, speech therapists, and nurses are constantly out of the office and in the field, visiting the homes of patients throughout the day, and on-call during the evenings. With so many employees coming and going, seamless communication is paramount. This is where the…

Add Precision to Your Patient Care by Partnering with a Nurse Triage Answering Service

In the complex landscape of healthcare, where every decision can have profound implications for patient well-being, partnering with a nurse triage service stands as a beacon of assurance and efficiency. With the ability to swiftly and accurately assess patients’ needs, nurse triage programs offer a crucial bridge between individuals seeking medical guidance and the appropriate…

Digital Fortresses: Why Encrypted Messaging Apps Are Vital to Protecting PHI

In February 2024, Change healthcare was hit with a massive cyberattack in which 6 terabytes worth of data were stolen. This data included social security numbers and private patient healthcare information. Not only did this attack steal innocent patients’ private information, but it also affected payments to pharmacies and hospitals. The breech resulted in a…

What’s the Difference Between HITRUST and HITECH?

HITRUST and HITECH are frameworks related to healthcare information technology and security, but they serve different purposes. HITECH is short for “Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health.” It is a federal law which was enacted in 2009 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The main focus is to promote the…

TAS United Achieves HITRUST Implemented, 1-year Certification to Manage Data Protection and Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats

HITRUST Implemented, 1-year Certification validates TAS United LLC is committed to managing cybersecurity risk and protecting sensitive information. San Antonio, TX, January 25, 2024 – TAS United, LLC, a leading provider of medical call processing solutions, today announced their Amtelco and GoComm platforms and supporting infrastructure of the organization have earned certified status for information…