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March, 2013

March 29, 2013  10:03 AM

Biometric identification in health care for increased patient safety

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
biometric identification, HIPAA, iris scanning, patient ID systems, patient identification, Patient safety

If you’ve ever seen Minority Report, think back to the scene where detective John Anderton walks into the Gap and is identified using their eye scanner. Though the use of biometric technology still seemed beyond its years to many at the time the movie was released in 2002, it is now being...

March 27, 2013  1:07 PM

The next #mHealthchat tweet chat convenes April 11, 12:00 ET

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
#mHealthchat, BYOD, FDA, HCSM, HIPAA, HIPAA omnibus, HITsm, mHealth, mobile health, Patient engagement, Social media, tweet chat, Twitter

What: #mHealthchat When: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 ET   Bookmark and Share     Comments are off for this post.     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 25, 2013  1:07 PM

The benefits, challenges of implementing Wi-Fi for medical device connectivity

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EMR, Medical devices, mHealth, Mobile devices and telehealth, mobile health, UHF, Wi-Fi, Wireless, Wireless Medical Telemetry Service, WMTS

Guest post co-authored by: Chris Bolinger, Product Director of Embedded Wireless Solutions and Natalie Sheerer, Marketing Specialist of Embedded Wireless Solutions, Laird Technologies Using Wi-Fi for

March 21, 2013  11:47 AM

The clinical help desk: Improving clinical information system adoption, physician satisfaction

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, clinical help desk, Detroit Medical Center, help desk, IT staff, outsourced clinical help desk

As the manager of clinical systems and senior project manager at Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Danielle Sun has a lot on her plate. Managing IT operations, systems integration and clinical workflow through the nine hospital network can be a challenge, to say the least. But what keeps the wheels...

March 21, 2013  11:09 AM

HIPAA omnibus rule redefines role of business associates

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Business associates, covered entities, HIPAA, HIPAA omnibus, PHI, Protected health information

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March 19, 2013  1:03 PM

The healthcare cloud is on the horizon

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud, Cloud computing, Data breach, EHR, HIE, HIPAA, HL7, IEEE, SaaS, storage as a service, virtualization

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March 14, 2013  10:05 AM

Case study: HIPAA compliant cloud powers healthcare incentives bundled payment program

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud, Data breach, ePHI, Health care payments, HIPAA, HIPAA compliance

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March 1, 2013  1:30 PM

Tweets of the Week: HIMSS 2013 Edition: 2/25 – 3/1

Posted by: EmilyHuizenga

HIMSS 2013 is right around the weekend! To celebrate the splendor that is an entire HIT community in one city, we present Tweets of the Week: HIMSS 2013 Edition.

Tweets of the Week:  2/25 - 3/1

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