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July 28, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has chosen four community partners to join its All of Us precision medicine research program, which seeks to gather data from at least one million people in the ...
May 03, 2017
A survey found that consumers mistrust health information security, especially with health technology. A CIO explains these concerns are founded and what improvements are necessary.
April 14, 2017
A new ONC challenge is seeking ways to ensure the accuracy and reliability of health data, also known as data provenance. Data provenance refers to information about when the data was created, by ...
March 23, 2017
Experts were not surprised by the recently published ECRI report on patient safety issues. In fact, experts agreed these issues have been around for a while.
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Mobile device use in healthcare has created new challenges for hospital IT. Using tools like mobile device management can help secure health data. Continue Reading
More families are considering a smart home system to support caregiving plans, using sensors to help seniors safely and comfortably age in place. Continue Reading
Infrastructure projects in healthcare organizations seem to be enjoying attention. Cloud, virtualization and hyper-converged technology continue to gain interest. Continue Reading
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Although the creation of interoperability between health systems has been a goal for a while now, it's still not happening widely. ONC discussed plans to move interoperability forward. Continue Reading
The industrial internet of things is investing billions into healthcare artificial intelligence. IBM's Watson is developing different innovations. Continue Reading
The consumerization of healthcare has gotten some buzz lately and now a former Amazon exec has entered the healthcare arena. He discusses ways to achieve consumerization. Continue Reading
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For families waiting on a loved one undergoing a procedure in the OR, updates are their saving grace. A secure texting app provides updates right from the OR. Continue Reading
To implement a successful population health analytics initiative, healthcare organizations need to use the right tools to meet clinicians' needs and define potential data gaps. Continue Reading
In order to achieve interoperability of security tools and strengthen security, one CIO said that there must be security standards for healthcare information systems. Continue Reading
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Analyzing genomic data can provide many benefits when it comes to taking care of patients. Before that can happen, certain challenges need to be overcome. Continue Reading
Secure messaging in healthcare can save providers and patients time and frustration, but the security of PHI should always be the number one priority. Continue Reading
The FBI's cyber division notified the private industry that cyber criminals are targeting File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers in order to get their hands on protected health information (PHI). ... Continue Reading