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PHT members receive awards
On July 17, at the SCHA William L. Yates Conference Center, representatives from PHT member organizations gathered to participate in the 2015 PHT Claims Coordinator Workshop & Awards Luncheon. This annual program provides an excellent opportunity for PHT members to keep up with current and...[MORE]
Articles of Interest
Article 2109 Keeping healthcare security budgets in check
By: Kenneth Bukowski, VP, Healthcare, AlliedBarton Security Services As hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country have to contend with widespread budget cuts, the cost of physical security has come under scrutiny. During security planning, it is important to consider ...[MORE]
Article 2116 CMS will cut providers slack on ICD-10
The American Medical Association says it has secured valuable concessions from CMS on the transition to ICD-10 and has dropped its long-standing objections to the coding system, which will become effective on October 1. AMA president Dr. Steven Stack announced on July 6 CMS is making several ...[MORE]
Article 2115 New class of heart drugs approved
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended approval of evolocumab (Repatha) and alirocumab (Praluent), two new drugs that lower LDL cholesterol to unbelievably low levels. It is not clear though if sharply reduced levels of LDL lead to better outcomes as the evidence so ...[MORE]
Article 2114 Online visits for $49
Walgreens, the largest drug retailing chain in the country, is offering customers online access to a doctor at any time of day or night for $49. The service is intended to address medical problems that can be quickly resolved with a few questions, a straightforward diagnosis and perhaps a ...[MORE]
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AlliedBarton understands the unique needs of healthcare facilities, and our many years of experience with healthcare facilities and the Joint Commission, as well as our membership in the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) enables us to handle every security situation with confidence. We have experience providing security for a variety of healthcare facilities from small, private medical offices to large complex public hospitals and medical universities. As the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine’s Top 125 training companies and the only to be selected for six consecutive years, AlliedBarton offers on-the-job, web-based, and ongoing training programs for all personnel.