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Project Management Fundamentals for Nonprofits

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 @ 11:15 AM

Are you looking to take your organization to an entirely new level?

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Tags: 2017

A Global Push for Cost-Effective Assistive Technology – GREAT Summit

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Tue, Aug 08, 2017 @ 10:15 AM

Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted the Global Research, Innovation, and Education in Assistive Technology (GREAT) Summit in Geneva, Switzerland. Top researchers, innovators, and educators from around the world attended the two-day event to collaborate and advance developments in the field.

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Tags: Technology, health, 2017, Awareness

What You Need to Know About Interoperability

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Wed, Aug 02, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

What is Interoperability? 
Interoperability is defined as the ability of systems and devices to exchange and interpret data. Many states use Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) which allow providers and patients to access and share electronic medical information. The real-time sharing of health information among an individual’s integrated care team, including providers, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospitals, and others, allows for a 360 degree view of a person’s history to improve outcomes, increase transparency and efficiency, and empower individuals. The ability to view social and human services data in tandem with medical information to provide care that is informed by all of an individual’s experiences.

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Tags: EHR, 2017, Connect Exchange, Interoperability

Reflecting on the Impact of Medicare and Medicaid on the 52nd Anniversary

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Sun, Jul 30, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965 as amendments to the Social Security Act. Medicaid and Medicare began as programs to provide health insurance to low-income Americans.

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Tags: Medicaid, health, 2017, Awareness, older adults