Tag Archives: Patient

Hacker seeking Palmetto Health payroll info puts patient data at risk

An email phishing incident at Palmetto Health resulted in unauthorized access to certain employee email accounts, potentially affecting protected health information. The Columbia, SC -based organization is notifying 23,811 patients that an apparent attempt by a hacker to gain access to payroll information may have also impacted their health information. Patients of Palmetto Health, which… Read More »

CHOP opens first food pharmacy for patient families in West Philadelphia – The Daily Pennsylvanian

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has opened a food pharmacy where patients and their families can access healthy food in the hospital. (Photo from Jeffrey M. Vinocur/Wikimedia Commons) The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently opened a new food pharmacy for patients and their families on Jan. 23, making it the first pediatric hospital-based food bank… Read More »

HIMSS19 Readiness Guide: Patient Engagement and Experience

Most healthcare providers know outcomes improve when patients are actively engaged in the strategies and decisions regarding their care. Engaged patients are more apt to adhere to treatment and recovery plans, consume medications as prescribed and contact their providers if problems or complications arise. While patient engagement always has been important, it is even more… Read More »