How Providers Can Prep for a Cyber-Attack at Next #KareoChat

March 29th, 2016 by Kareo

“Security is one of the hottest topics in health IT because it can prevent providers and patients from wanting to adopt emerging health tools,” says #KareoChat host @JaredPiano. Join @JaredPiano and @GoKareo for a #KareoChat this Thursday, March 31 to discuss how providers can prepare for a cyber attack.




Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation.

  1. Are you aware of the recent MedStar Health attack? Why should providers be concerned?
  2. What are some security basics every provider should follow?
  3. How can providers identify security breaches?
  4. How can providers establish a security culture?
  5. Will security concerns keep patients from wanting to engage with digital health?
  6. Are security concerns overblown? What is the real danger to patients and providers?

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @JaredPiano and @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

Jared Johnson, founder and content awesomeness advisor at Ultera Digital, is a thought leader with 13 years of experience researching, designing and implementing digital marketing solutions for health care and technology organizations, from start-ups to the Fortune 500. He is a blogger, speaker and host of the Health IT Marketer Podcast.

He tells the story of innovation in health IT by creating streams of awesome content that make people think differently. He helps others do the same through consulting and speaking with health care companies on the topics of influencer and content marketing.

He’s used to eating from the other side of the plate, and he’s had trouble with scissors since preschool. In other words, he’s left-handed and predisposed to challenging the status quo.


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Get the #KareoChat Recap: Nurses and Mobile Health/App Use

March 25th, 2016 by Kareo

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Discuss the Role of Nurses in Health IT at Next #KareoChat

March 22nd, 2016 by Kareo

Nurses play important role in the continuum of care. Their input can be invaluable in the exam room and in the development of new technology. Join a #KareoChat conversation about nurses and mobile healthapp use with @NurseAmelia and @GoKareo this Thursday, March 24 to talk about what nurses bring to the table in healthcare and health IT today.




Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation.

  1. What are the benefits of having a nurse involved with #healthapp development? @RN_Solutions #KareoChat
  2. How can more #nurses and #physicians get involved in the development of new #healthapps? @RN_Solutions #KareoChat
  3. What are the benefits to #patients when there is a #nurse or #physician behind a #healthapp? @RN_Solutions #KareoChat
  4. What #healthapps are helpful to #nurses & #physicians to aid in direct #patient care? @RN_Solutions #KareoChat
  5. What #apps are helpful for #health professionals in the home care setting? @RN_Solutions #KareoChat
  6. A large part of #nurses role is #patient education, what are some #apps that can aid with this? @RN_Solutions #KareoChat

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @NurseAmelia and @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

Amelia is a Registered Nurse and a Social Media Coach. After being a long time consumer of Social Media, Amelia started helping others to use this medium more effectively. She works to make sure that the messages of Healthcare Professionals reach their target audience. Amelia is passionate about ensuring Professionals stay relevant in a rapidly changing Healthcare landscape.


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Learn the ABCs of Various Practice Models in Upcoming Webinar

March 18th, 2016 by Kareo

The ABCs of Practice Models: From ACOs to Concierge and Everything in Between
Tuesday, March 23
10:00 AM PT, 1:00 PM ET

Get the scoop on the pros and cons of several practice models including concierge, direct primary care, and IPAs in this free webinar.



Have you been wondering if you should switch to another reimbursement model like concierge or direct primary care? Or perhaps you think it is time to join a larger group like an ACO or IPA to take advantage of stronger bargaining power. How do you know if a change like this is right for your practice?

In this free webinar, Lea Chatham will review a variety of different models and options and share:

  1. What to consider before making a change
  2. The pros and cons of each option
  3. Some of the regulatory and legal considerations
  4. The role of technology and practice marketing for the various choices

Register now to reserve  your spot!

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About the Speaker

Lea Chatham is the Content Marketing Manager at Kareo and the editor of the Getting Paid blog. She is responsible for developing educational resources to help small medical practices improve their businesses. She specializes in simplifying information about healthcare and healthcare technology for physicians, practice staff, and patients. Her work has been published in many leading journals including Physicians Practice, Medical Economics, Medical Practice Insider, and the PAHCOM Journal.

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Get the Recap on #KareoChat Panel Discussion on Building an Agile Medical Practice

March 17th, 2016 by Kareo

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