Challenges of Quality in Behavioral Health Data

With the prevalence of mental health issues in the United States at nearly 20% of the general population, and the suicide rate rising, the stakes for improving behavioral healthcare are high. Parity, or ensuring that mental and physical healthcare are given the same support and accessibility, is a crucial goal. The Wellstone-Domenici law enforces it, preventing individuals receiving behavioral health services from getting less favorable benefits than those receiving other healthcare services.

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Dylan Brock
Preventing Ransomware in Healthcare

For over a decade ransomware has been a threat to cybersecurity, but only recently has it become a trending topic. Ransomware is just what it sounds like – IT systems locked up for ransom. Attackers encrypt important files and then demand payment to decrypt them. Lately, preventing ransomware has become a worldwide IT priority – largely due to publicized attacks on many major healthcare facilities. Organizations in CaliforniaKentucky and the DC Metro Area were hit already this year. This crisis demands a response before attackers can make any more demands. Leadership in prevention of ransomware should come from those most publicly affected: healthcare facilities.

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Dylan Brock
How to Perfect Your Physician CV

Think of your Curriculum Vitae (CV) as you would an app: if the hiring authorities find it easy to get the information they want, you are closer to landing the right practice opportunity. Follow the tips in this article and anyone who reviews your Physician CV will have a good user experience.

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Dylan Brock