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How to Block Windows 10 From Putting You in HIPAA Jeopardy
We mentioned recently that Windows 10 has been designed to keep Microsoft informed about the online habits of its customers, which has put off most HIPAA-covered entities. Here is a technical guide to turning off some of W10's more dangerous spy features.
Connected Health Symposium Preview
Every year, the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium brings together an impressive array of telehealth and mHealth experts. This year, the meeting coincides with the NAHC Annual Meeting. So we are sending home telehealth reporter Audrey Kinsella to Boston to check out the latest patient care technology news. Here is her preview report.
Market Data Solves Problems, Fuels Growth for Florida HHA
We have long believed in the importance of supporting home health sales staff efforts with CRM software. PlayMakerCRM provided us with this case study of one customer that found success with the effective use of market data.
ONC Publishes 5-Year Health IT Strategic Plan
Helping you keep an eye on how the government is planning your future.
Work Comp Insurers Respond to Safety Program with Steep Discounts
According to an insurance industry newsletter, the cost of a worker's compensation claim rises exponentially when the reporting of it is delayed. A new program takes aim at the problem.
Elite Team Builds Point-of-Care System for HEALTHCAREfirst
How can you go wrong when you get Mary St. Pierre, Tina Marrelli, Suzanne Sblendorio, Stan Bell and the User Experience Lab at a major university to design your clinical point-of-care software?
Patient survey finds 55% of respondents' med history incomplete during doctor visits
The next time you find yourself having doubts about the value of the services you offer, consider this finding published recently by Surescripts about a problem best solved by nurses seeing patients in their homes.

Notable Upcoming Conferences:

Community Care Conference
Executive Leadership Forum
Two Conferences in one from the Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice
October 15
Bastrop, TX

NAHC 2015 Annual Meeting*National Association of Home Care and Hospice
October 28-30
Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Conference Center

Aging 2.0 AgeTech Expo

November 19-20
San Francisco

*HCTR will see you there.