4 Questions with Pamela Del Negro, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer

4 Questions with Pamela Del Negro, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer What are some of the top compliance risks facing physician organizations in 2023? Health care fraud continues to be a key area of focus for the federal government. False Claims Act settlements and judgments exceeded $2.2 billion in 2022, of which over $1.7 billion […]

Healthcare Crash? Where is Houston?

As a nation our healthcare system is just a few short years away from several converging catastrophes slated to touch us all in terms of how we receive care and the price tag associated with said care. Lisa Trumble, President and CEO at SoNE HEALTH, recently authored a piece for the Moving to Value Alliance. […]

Q&A with Renee Broadbent, Chief Information Officer

4 Questions with Renee Broadbent, Chief Information Officer What are your thoughts on a practice holding Cyber Liability Insurance? Cyber Liability Insurance is must today for any practice or organization that stores and transmits protected health information (PHI).  Cyber Liability Insurance is not inexpensive, however it’s well worth the peace of mind. Healthcare ranks at […]

The Importance of Branding

The Importance of Branding By: Lisa Farren, PCM, Director of Marketing and Communications at SoNE HEALTH As someone who has devoted my career to marketing, I appreciate the importance of branding. It fascinates me! When I see an ad, visit a website, or interact with a product, I tend to be hyperaware of the brand […]

Prescription Discount Cards: How They Work and the Benefits to Patients

Prescription Discount Cards: How They Work and the Benefits to Patients By: Sara Ganz, Senior Director of Marketing at Capital Rx   Discount cards provide patients with lower prices on their medications at the pharmacy. Patients who need these discounts fall into two buckets: Uninsured patients Insured patients who are in their deductible phase and […]

The Importance of Cyber Insurance and Having a Plan

The Importance of Cyber Insurance and Having a Plan By: Daniel J. Contaldi, President and COO at IT Health Partners, LLC   We are overwhelmed with daily reminders of data breaches related to cyber threats. In 2020, 70% of ransomware attacks targeted small healthcare facilities with fewer than 500 employees.  Healthcare records are the most […]

Empathizing With Our Patients

By: Carol Williams, Community Health Worker at SoNE HEALTH SoNE HEALTH Core Value: Empathy “We approach our work with humanity and a concern for all individuals.” Psychologists state that there are three different types of empathy: Cognitive Empathy, the ability to understand how a person feels and what they are thinking; Emotional Empathy to share […]

Achieving Network Success…We’re Stronger Together

By: James G. Uberti, MD, MPH and Kris Gorman Surber, MBA, PC “Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.” Henry Ford Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers who come […]

Spirit of SoNE HEALTH

By: Kim Kim, MSN, RN-CDCES, Registered Nurse Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at SoNE HEALTH Core Value: Collaboration “We understand that the impact of our work is greater when conducted with a spirit of collaboration”. Managing a chronic condition can feel overwhelming. For many patients, their care teams include their Primary Care Provider and […]

The importance of the Health Information Exchange

The Importance of the Health Information Exchange By: Renee Broadbent, MBA, CCSFP I’ve been in healthcare information technology for too many years to count!  In that time, I’ve seen so much change and most of it good, but there have been challenges as well, like lack of interoperability, regulatory conflict, data hoarding, information blocking and […]