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Enabling Patient Portals

Paving the Way for Patients to Actually Use Their Portals Patient portals have become ubiquitous, but do they generate engagement and lead to better patient health management? Health systems need to

  • July 19, 2016|
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Impactful Patient Portals

Power in Portals Patient portals don’t just offer convenience for patients. They're also demonstrating signs of having a positive impact on health outcomes—and the costs of care. Portals hold the

  • May 19, 2016|
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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|
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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|
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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

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Health IT Security Requires Regular Checkups

Could Random Security Audits Help You Assess Security Plan Performance? Security is an ongoing concern for healthcare organizations, all the way up to the Department of Health and Human Services. Dev

  • March 28, 2016|
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Don’t Just Take Notes, Share Notes

Shared Patient Notes Yield Benefits, But Reminders Matter Too many patients fail to recall—or understand—the information and instruction that their providers give them, resulting in poorly manage

  • March 22, 2016|
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Cybersecurity, Step by Step

Six Steps to Cybersecurity Cybersecurity is top of mind for healthcare administrators and their IT staff members these days. Risks come from a wide range of sources—internal and external, and invol

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Health’s IoT Faces Challenges

Government, Vendors and Providers Must Come Together to Address Digital Health Hurdles Security concerns top the list when it comes to the adoption of health IoT (Internet of Things) innovation, acco

  • February 03, 2016|
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The Incentives of Health Data Sharing

Patient Portals: How Does Your Patient Participation Stack Up? When posed with the question of whether or not they would be willing to participate in a web site to track their health records, more th

  • February 02, 2016|
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