Cybersecurity Developments: New Guidelines, Upcoming Webinars

VHHA Shared Services endorsed partners InfoArmor and KII Consulting, which specialize in enterprise cybersecurity solutions and privacy management, are planning two upcoming webinars to provide an overview of the recent “WannaCry” global-scale cyberattack, share best practices on prevention, detection, security, and to explain the ways in which InfoArmor and KII Consulting can assist Virginia hospitals…

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InfiniTrak Launches Upcoming Partners in Continuing the Conversation Education Series

InfiniTrak is excited to announce its upcoming Partners in Continuing the Conversation Education Series to support ongoing education outreach on the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). InfiniTrak is continuously crafting opportunities to learn more about the DSCSA and the role of compliance as dispensers. VHHA Shared Services is pleased to present this opportunity to…

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Cost Reporting Rule to be Implemented Sooner than Expected

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this month released the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2018, which begins October 1, 2017. CMS intends to move forward with last year’s proposal on how to distribute the uncompensated care pool (UCP) based on charity care and non-Medicare…

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VHHA Shared Services Announces Vizient/Provista National Group Buys

Vizient/Provista is pleased to offer significant savings on purchases of capital assets through their National Group Buys program. Group Buys are available each quarter from participating suppliers on select product categories. They provide substantial cost savings and value-added benefits through negotiated pricing discounts for a limited time. Effective April 1-June 30, VHHA members and affiliated…

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Merritt Hawkins’ 2017 Survey on Physician Appointment Wait Times Now Available

Merritt Hawkins’ 2017 Survey of Physician Appointment Wait Times and Medicare and Medicaid Acceptance Rates is now available. The survey examines the time it takes to schedule a new patient physician appointment in 15 major U.S. metropolitan areas, finding wait times have increased 30 percent since 2014. The survey of 1,414 physician offices tracks average…

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InfoArmor VigilanteATI Redefines Information Security

Selected as a preferred resource by VHHA Shared Services, InfoArmor® VigilanteATI™ is a feature-rich, comprehensive solution delivering actionable, targeted threat intelligence with context that alerts users to the potential impact of attacks before they become a direct or peripheral organizational risk. InfoArmor® VigilanteATI™ continuously searches the dark web for chatter by bad actors, analyzes threat…

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VHHA Shared Services Selects InfiniTrak to Support Member FDA Regulatory Compliance

In response to growing concern about the security of the nation’s drug supply chain, and to support full enforcement of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), VHHA has partnered with InfiniTrak, the premiere cloud-based software-as-a-service DSCSA compliance solution. InfiniTrak delivers full compliance with the three central DSCSA requirements through…

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VHHA Members Recognized in Truven 100 Top Hospital Study

Henrico Doctor’s Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, and Sentara Leigh Hospital have been named among Truven Health’s 100 Top Hospital study. For 24 years, the 100 Top Hospital program has conducted an annual study based on publicly available data that includes metrics such as length of state, mortality, cost efficiency, and patient experience. The goal…

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Identity Theft Protection Services Available to VHHA Members

VHHA Shared Services is pleased to announce its endorsement of KII Consulting as a leader in bringing identity theft protection services as an enhanced employee benefit offering available to VHHA members. For more than 10 years, KII Consulting has established relationships with the leading identity theft protection providers in the U.S. market. As experts in the…

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