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Chat with Provider’s Writers<p>​On Friday, Jan. 29, at 10&#58;00 am ET, <em>Provider’s </em>writers will take over the AHCA/NCAL Twitter account to take your questions about any of the three articles featured in the January digital issue. Readers will be able to tweet their questions by tagging their tweets with @ahcancal.</p><p>There’s something for everyone in the Technology Innovation issue. Below is a summary of the articles in the digital issue.</p><p><a href="https&#58;//pagepro.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=63330&amp;i=687740&amp;p=4">“The Telehealth Phenomenon”</a> follows providers’ abrupt initiation into virtual physician visits for their residents and patients and how they worked with vendor partners to establish routines that are now going smoothly. </p><p>In <a href="https&#58;//pagepro.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=63330&amp;i=687740&amp;p=10">“Cyber Security Alert!” </a>mega guru Steven Chies fills Senior Editor and Writer Patrick Connole in on all the ways criminals can worm their way into sensitive company data via phony emails. Chies also offers tips for how employees can spot them. </p><p>In the final article, <a href="https&#58;//pagepro.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=63330&amp;i=687740&amp;p=18">“EMRs Assume Enhanced Role During Pandemic,” </a>Managing Editor Amy Mendoza reports a new boom in interest from providers for electronic medical records and the part they can play in safely monitoring patient care, tracking infections, and providing results quickly. </p><p>Share your questions on these topics and more this Friday, Jan. 29, at 10&#58;00 am. For questions, email Amy Mendoza at <a href="mailto&#58;amendoza@providermagazine.com">amendoza@providermagazine.com</a>.</p>2021-01-26T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Breaking-News/PublishingImages/740%20x%20740/medical_tech.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />TechnologyJoanne EricksonMark your calendars for a Friday morning tweet chat with Provider writers about three articles in its latest January issue.
Provider Launches First Ever Digital Issue <p><em>Provider </em>today launched its first digital issue. Three timely articles center on the rise of technology innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Readers can click, tap, or swipe through and read the interactive issue right on their computer, tablet, or mobile device.</p><p>The first article, “The Telehealth Phenomenon,” follows providers’ abrupt initiation into virtual physician visits for their residents and patients and how they worked with vendor partners to establish routines that are now going smoothly.</p><p>In the next article, “Cyber Security Alert!” an expert shares all the ways criminals can worm their way into sensitive company data via phony emails. Tips are also offered for how employees can spot them.</p><p>The final article, “EMRs Assume Enhanced Role During Pandemic,” highlights a new boom in interest from providers for electronic medical records and the part they can play in safely monitoring patient care, tracking infections, and providing results quickly.</p><p>The article is the first in four digital issues planned for the year, with the remaining digital issues in February, March, and August. <br>Stay tuned throughout the month of January for more new features on Provider’s website.</p><p>Check out the new digital issue now at <a href="https&#58;//pagepro.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=63330&amp;i=687740&amp;p=1">https&#58;//bit.ly/3q2t6iP.</a><br></p>2021-01-08T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Monthly-Issue/2021/January/PublishingImages/0121_cover.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />TechnologyJoanne Erickson and Amy Mendoza​In a brand-new format, readers can access reports on technologies aiding providers during the pandemic.
Cyber Security Alert!<p><img src="/Monthly-Issue/2021/January/PublishingImages/cybersecurity-0121.jpg" class="ms-rtePosition-1" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px 20px;width&#58;190px;height&#58;190px;" />Mega guru Steven Chies fills Senior Editor and Writer Patrick Connole in on all the ways criminals can worm their way into sensitive company data via phony emails. Chies also offers tips for how employees can spot them. <a href="https&#58;//pagepro.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=63330&amp;i=687740&amp;p=10"><strong>See Page 8.</strong></a></p>2021-01-01T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Topics/Special-Features/PublishingImages/2021/cybersecurity-0121.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Technology;Cyber SecurityPatrick Connole​Steven Chies says there is no let-up in the need for owners and operators to be on alert for attempts by criminal elements to hack into their computer systems.
The Telehealth Phenomenon<p></p><img src="/Monthly-Issue/2021/January/PublishingImages/telehealth-0121.jpg" class="ms-rtePosition-1" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;150px;height&#58;150px;" />Managing Editor Amy Mendoza follows providers’ abrupt initiation into virtual physician visits for their residents and patients and how they worked with vendor partners to establish routines that are now going smoothly. <strong><a href="https&#58;//pagepro.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=63330&amp;i=687740&amp;p=4" target="_blank">See Page 2.</a></strong><br><br>2021-01-01T05:00:00Z<img alt="" src="/Topics/Special-Features/PublishingImages/2021/telehealth-0121.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Technology;TelemedicineAmy MendozaThe COVID-19 pandemic has been something of a tropical storm, bringing waves of behavior from long term and post-acute care providers riding out an unpredictable sequence of events.