HealthCare Too at PCPCC 2014 National Conference

PCPCC 2014 National Conference   HealthCare Too is excited to support its partner, InXite Health, at the PCPCC 2014 National Conference.  The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) is a showcase event for the nation’s healthcare leaders to consider the proposition of moving from Volume to Value by engaging primary care in a new and more […]

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PCMH Event — Oct 29, 2014

PCMH Event HealthCare Too has partnered with Cardinal Health’s Fuse to set up a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) learning session at Cardinal Health’s Fuse (in Dublin) on Oct 29 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  We have confirmed for our Panel, Dr. Ted Wymyslo (Chief Medical Officer of the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers, former Director […]


Patient Engagement: Health IT Leaders Define the Term

Patient Engagement HealthCare Too’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), Tim Perry, was recently quoted in Electronic Health Reporter’s article What Is Patient Engagement: Health IT Leaders Define the Term by Scott Rupp.  When initially approached about his views, Tim was excited to share his thoughts on patient engagement.  Tim led several group discussions and even more […]

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HIPAA Audits Are Coming — And What We Can Learn from a Dentist Visit

HIPAA Audits Are Coming HIPAA Audits = Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt? Many fear that HIPAA Audits are coming.  In fact, one member of HealthCare Too recently went to an appointment with a new dentist where the subject became a fun (if not anxious) conversation.  As the dental assistant seated him into a fantastically comfy dental […]

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PCMH Model – Patient Centered Medical Home

PCMH Model The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Model is, as a classmate often quipped, “intuitively obvious”.  This PCMH Infographic quickly showcases the PCMH model principles, adoption rate, and benefits. Joint Principles It is really quite difficult to find fault with the principles behind the PCMH model.  They all make perfect sense such that one might expect […]


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Coordinated Care in a HIPAA Era Coordinated Care One noticeable trend in the changing US healthcare system is greater collaboration, or coordinated care, among providers to address multiple needs of patients.  Coordinated Care supports the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim of: Improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); Improving the health […]

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Integrating behavioral healthcare into the PCMH (Patient Centered Medical Home)

Integrating behavioral healthcare into the PCMH Published in March 2014, an article took a major step in transforming US healthcare by integrating behavioral healthcare into the PCMH (Patient-Centered Medical Home).  The idea of a Patient-Centered Medical Home was not necessarily new and had been formally introduced in February 2007 through the Joint Principles of the […]


HIPAA Permitted Disclosures

HIPAA Permitted Disclosures Making Sense of HIPAA Permitted Disclosures Jokes about HIPAA Permitted Disclosures on the internet, doctor’s offices and elsewhere usually have as a punch something along the lines of “I can’t tell you because of HIPAA”.  Just do a search for “HIPAA jokes” and look at the images… some are quite funny.  Working […]


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OCR Whopping HIPAA Fines OCR The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has enforcement responsibility for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that was passed in 1996 as well as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act that was signed […]