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Mark Setterstrom Joins Board

Mark Setterstrom Joins Board

HealtheFirst is proud to announce that its CEO has appointed Mark Setterstrom as board member. “During this time of transformation and change, there is serious need for diversified thought and engagement for leadership of HealtheFirst.” said Steve Clute,...

Communication Matters

Communication Matters

For most of his adult life, David recalls experiencing random bouts of a racing heart.  However, it wasn’t until his late forties did he discover that the irregular activity in his chest was actually atrial fibrillation (irregular heart rhythm).  Although...

Improving Patient Outcomes

Improving Patient Outcomes

At its essence, health care is all about delivering the best possible outcomes for patients. Superior care is essential to success – no ifs, ands, or buts, about it. The challenge is that improving care can be expensive and many health care providers overlook the fact...

Lock Up Your Data

Lock Up Your Data

Did you know that stolen medical data is extremely valuable on the black market? Cybercriminals across the globe have seen the demand for this enticing commodity and have reaped the benefits of their lawless actions.  When you think about it, it’s a disconcerting...

5 Ways to Improve Transitional Care

5 Ways to Improve Transitional Care

Managing a patient’s transition from one area of care to another, known as Transitional Care-Case Management is a critical feature of improving healthcare outcomes. The process aims to identify and overcome obstacles that may hinder successful transitions while...

Avoidable Re-admissions: Diagnosing the Problem

Avoidable Re-admissions: Diagnosing the Problem

Health care providers understand that excessive hospital readmission rates pose a direct threat to patient outcomes. On top of this, high rates also inflict problems to a hospital’s financial well-being, particularly in a value-based reimbursement environment....

HIPAA and Healthcare, Will They Ever Get Along?

HIPAA and Healthcare, Will They Ever Get Along?

HIPAA is based on the concept of “Administrative Simplification,” or the pursuit of the most effective and efficient use of modern information technology. Handheld computers, the Internet, e-mail communication, and the use of personal computers enable users to store...