JPSYS BLOG

Information Security Day – Focus on InfoSec

January 20, 2023
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We interviewed Ryan, our Cybersecurity lead and Senior Technical consultant to gain insights into staying safe at work and online. He guides our procedure and policy development here at JPSys to help them align to the ISO standard’s requirements. He does due diligence on scanning for vulnerabilities and performs remediation for information security systems. In this…

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VHIE Collaborative HRO CORE Presentation

September 20, 2022
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Interview with Sandi Mitchell, Claire English & Gay Stahr By Kayla Krawzyk Special Feature for the JPSys Pulse Newsletter reprinted for our blog. Sandi Mitchell and the Clinical Data Quality Team have been focused on the VA’s Journey to become a High Reliability Organization (HRO). Excitement rose when J P Systems, the VHIE Analytics and…

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Nursing Workflows and the Importance of Data Quality

May 13, 2022
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By Teresa Saxon, R.N.  Healthcare data quality analysis has many layers of complexity ranging from  discovery of anomalies  to how they are repaired. In simplified terms, poor data quality can be characterized by missing, miscoded or misplaced data in a patient’s record. Data quality is especially important in the nursing field since nurses interact with…

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The Importance of Immunization Reporting

May 2, 2022
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Vaccination records (sometimes called immunization records) provide a history of all the vaccines a patient has received. These records are important as they may be required for jobs, travel, or school. Immunization records are compiled by a patient’s medical providers consolidating their vaccinations and reporting them to Immunization Information Systems (IIS).  IIS’s are usually run…

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Skunks Must Stay Out on the Porch!

April 10, 2022
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By Jackie Mulrooney,President J P Systems, Inc.On my farm in Virginia, we have some rules. My dog can come inside the house. Foster dogs can come inside. But skunks may not come in the house. We do not have enough tomato juice for that. Skunks must stay outside on the porch. It is better to…

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New Use Cases for Direct Secure Messaging

April 8, 2022
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Overview of Direct Secure MessagingDirect Secure Messaging (DSM), also known as Direct Exchange or Direct, is a method to securely exchange patient records between healthcare organizations through a Health Internet Service Provider (HISP). DSM uses digital certificates and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to encrypt messages, ensuring only intended recipients may access the contents of a…

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Leadership: Cruise Ship or Sinking Ship?

March 28, 2022

By Jackie Mulrooney, President J P Systems, Inc.Are you a born leader? Maybe you have a picture in your head of a successful leader. They are smart, confident, and self assured. They always know what to do next and make wise decisions. They point out the way to go and everyone rushes after them. Well…

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Laboratory Data Aggregation

March 26, 2022

By Pamela Noble MSHI MLS (ASCP) CM Laboratory data is an increasingly valuable tool in healthcare as organizations move towards the integration of data in health care information systems. A major challenge to this is in automating the aggregation of data from different sources. The core problem is that the code sets used in the…

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Cups, Pitchers, Fountains and Firehoses

March 25, 2022
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By Jackie Mulrooney, President J P Systems, Inc.If you aspire to be a leader, there are things you need to know and things you need to learn how to do. Leaders help others to get organized, supplied and ready to accomplish their mission. They learn how to serve others and keep it simple. But most…

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HIMSS 2022: Today’s Big Topics in Healthcare

March 3, 2022
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Today’s big topics in the HIMSS 2022 agenda include patient safety, patient education, the patient experience, burdens on clinicians, public health, wearables and emerging technologies. Since these are going to be discussion points at this year’s conference, the JPSys social media team decided to ask one of our Clinical Informatics Specialists to weigh in on the conversation.…

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