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Medicare Advantage plans are rethinking member experience | By Kristin Rodriguez, Health Plan Alliance, August 18, 2017

One of my favorite moments during our Medicare Advantage Value Visit, July 19-21 was when Melissa Smith, Vice President, Stars & Quality Innovations with Gorman Health Group said the highest performing health plans are the ones “making old school new again.” The point.....Click to continue

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HIMSS: % of Healthcare Organizations That Budget for Cybersecurity

  1. 60% surveyed claim cybersecurity commanded 3% or more of the budget
  2. 40% reported only allocating 1% to 2% to cybersecurity
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Source: 2017 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey

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