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Patient-Generated Health Data

Health consumerism is driving a market of wearable devices, new care delivery options, and greater patient engagement. As a result, a new form of health data is emerging, Patient-Generated Health Data

Collaborating to Maximize Data Security

Health organizations are becoming increasingly aware of the consequences they face in the event of a security breach. Recently, a hospital had to negotiate a ransom to retrieve hostage patient data.

An Integrated Experience to Empower Patients

Making Healthcare More Top-of-Mind Through Technology This video showcases one health organization's efforts to engage the community in improving health via technology and analytics. By using technol

  • April 28, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

CIO Gives Health IT a B-

Collaborating to Ensure Health IT Investments Yield Positive Patient Outcomes The promise of IT for healthcare exists, but it has yet to be realized says John Halamka, CIO at Beth Israel Deaconess Me

  • April 26, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

Dissecting the IT Diversity Issue

Building a More Diverse IT Talent Pool A HIMSS study has brought to light what should be readily apparent to anyone who pays attention: there's a lack of diversity in IT ranks, particularly when it c

  • April 15, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Improved Outcomes: Communication Really Is Key

Communicate With Patients and Providers to Boost Online Access to Health Records Providing patients with convenient access to online health information is proving to close gaps in care according to a

  • April 14, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Data Security: An Ongoing Issue

Ongoing, Relevant Communication Can Boost Security Compliance Fines for violating HIPAA rules can be significant as these examples illustrate. The issues are complex and subject to impacts far beyond

  • April 08, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Health IT Security: Upkeep Is Important

Maintaining Basic IT Cleanliness to Guard Against Cybersecurity Risks The greatest risk to health IT data, according to a Ponemon Institute study, is hackers exploiting vulnerabilities in software th

  • April 08, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Regulations Struggle to Keep Pace With Wearables

The Risk in Wearables: As HHS Delays, Consumer Use Increases Mobile health technology is catching on, but regulations aren't keeping pace. Security is one area where concerns remain and answers are s

  • April 01, 2016|
  • 2 years ago
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