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ONC On Blockchain Technology

Big Benefits From Blockchain Blockchain technology, the impetus behind bitcoin, holds potential promise to help address security issues related to vulnerable healthcare data exchange. An ONC contest

  • August 11, 2016|
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A How-To For Combating Ransomware

Ramping Up to Combat Ransomware Training, contingency plans and notification to patients whose records may have been compromised are all part of recently released HHS guidance for dealing with ransom

  • August 10, 2016|
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Future Of Unique Patient Identifiers

When Computers Can Read Our Minds Healthcare and other industries are on a mission to discover a reliable method of verifying the identity of individuals who may be receiving medical services, buying

  • August 05, 2016|
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H&HN Most Wired Offers Insights

Lessons to Learn From the H&HN Most Wired There are haves and have nots in the field of healthcare when it comes to the ability to fend off cybersecurity risks and explore new digital options lik

  • August 04, 2016|
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Upping The Info Tech Ante

Picking Up the Pace in IT Security Investment Geisinger Health System Chief Data Officer says that too many hospitals are investing too little on security. Data backs him up. According to HIMSS, prov

  • August 03, 2016|
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Teaming Up For HIT Safety

A Focus on Collaboration for Heightened HIT Safety Increased use of health information technology holds obvious benefits, but some providers are also pointing to unintended consequences that are rais

  • August 02, 2016|
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Blue Cross Blue Shield and Google

New Partners Thinking of Healthcare Delivery in New Ways Mental health has been a top focus of mHealth innovators like Google; this recent announcement of a partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shiel

  • June 23, 2016|
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Iterative Interoperability

Delaware: A Use Case in Interoperability It's the "without special effort on the part of the user" piece of interoperability that represents the greatest challenge thanks to a longstanding and still

  • June 21, 2016|
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FDA On 3-D-Printed Medical Devices

Printing Ears, Joints and Pills—What Next? As 3D technology gains traction, regulation must follow. The FDA's recent draft guidance addresses design and manufacturing considerations, but not the in

  • June 09, 2016|
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Researchers Question Telehealth Results

Telemedicine: Helping Patients Choose Well Physician groups are concerned about the efficacy of some telemedicine options; recent research suggests they may have cause to be. Legitimate health provid

  • June 08, 2016|
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