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Identity and access management automation saves PeaceHealth hundreds of thousands of dollars

About five years ago, PeaceHealth, a 16,000-caregiver healthcare provider in the Pacific Northwest with 10 hospitals and 250 ambulatory clinics, began a focused effort to meet the compliance standards of the HIPAA role-based access requirements. THE PROBLEM At the same time, the provider organization invested $ 300 million in converting the electronic health records of… Read More »

Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

ImageWith TAVR, the only incision is a small hole in the groin where a catheter is inserted. Traditional surgery involves cracking open the ribs and stopping the heart to insert the new valve.CreditJean-Paul Chassenet/Science Source The operation is a daring one: To replace a failing heart valve, cardiologists insert a replacement through a patient’s groin… Read More »

'We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years' – Irish family on their shock wake-up call

Pat and Paula Twomey, and their children Ava (20), Regan (17), Ella (13) from Clane, Co Kildare ‘We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years’ – Irish family on their shock wake-up call Independent.ie An Irish family who estimate they spent over €250 on three… Read More »