Entries by Larry Hodge

Why Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry Requires a Holistic Approach

Data privacy has been thrust into the spotlight this year, with several high-profile breaches and new global threats seemingly popping up each day. While information security is important for all consumer industries, healthcare organizations possess highly-sensitive personal data and therefore have a critical responsibility to keep their patients safe. According to a report by cybersecurity […]

How Leading Healthcare Providers Are Turning Data into Insights

Healthcare organizations sit on top of a mountain of available patient data records. Of course, this raw data is useless on its own, but when analyzed properly it can be turned into actionable information that can help better diagnose and manage illness, research new treatments, and even prevent disease. In today’s ever-changing world, leading providers […]

How Healthcare Providers Can Use Technology to Their Advantage

While healthcare providers’ primary responsibility is to their patients, of course, maintaining a healthy business is still of considerable importance. As technology has become increasingly complex, healthcare leaders have faced new challenges in ensuring stability and growth for their organizations. According to a recent Forbes article by healthcare reporter Claire Rychlewski, poor implementation and management […]

3 Trends Driving the Future of Healthcare Technology

Amidst regulatory changes, evolving patient expectations, and emerging technology, healthcare providers find themselves in a very interesting, and challenging, ecosystem. Of course, while these pressures present obstacles to success, they also present an enormous opportunity for providers that are able to be nimble and adapt to a continually shifting “new normal.” Today, healthcare providers are […]

How to Build a Successful Healthcare Technology Team

In the healthcare space, much attention is often paid to the implementation of revolutionary new technology, from Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to analytics and cybersecurity solutions. Certainly, this is understandable given the importance of these functions to healthcare data management, and the rapidly evolving capabilities of these systems to […]

3 Ways to Optimize Your Healthcare Technology Systems

Data privacy is a notable and growing concern for organizations, regulators, and individuals, both here in the United States and abroad. In the past year, the issue has made headlines repeatedly, from Cambridge Analytica’s use of personal data during the 2016 election cycle to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Facebook’s API update designed […]

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We Provide Top IT Talent for Payer and Provider Market

As a leading provider of top IT talent to the Payer and Provider market nationwide, HealthTECH views itself as a kind of “Sports Agent” acting on behalf of our hospital and managed healthcare insurance clients nationwide. We understand our clients resource needs and initiatives, with over 20 years of industry experience we understand who the […]

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What happens if UnitedHealth Opts out of ObamaCare?

By Larry Hodge, CEO HealthTECH Resources, Inc. UnitedHealth Group is forecasting losses and considering an early exit from the Obamacare exchanges. With 20+ years of past experience in the healthcare IT industry, I believe that this would create problems for the payer market. How will this affect the healthcare IT sector, as those 3 ½ […]