- April 26, 2016
In a TechTarget survey, health IT buyers said they are looking at security compliance ahead of analytics and EHR systems. Meanwhile, mobility is up as well.
- April 25, 2016
As it prepares to launch audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates, OCR issues audit protocol as a guide to compliance with HIPAA security and privacy rules.
- April 13, 2016
The seemingly constant volley of cyberattacks on healthcare data networks is being accompanied by a flurry of new surveys and studies confirming that the threat to health data is real and ...
- April 12, 2016
Computerized physician order entry systems might help cut down on medical transcription mistakes, but when it comes to flagging drugs that could be potentially harmful to the patient, the systems ...
- April 11, 2016
Healthcare data security and HIPAA compliance emerged as the top areas in a TechTarget survey of 2016 health IT buying intentions. Meanwhile, cloud and mobility are growing quickly.
- April 05, 2016
Most people can't be incentivized to use digital health tools by an outside force. The ultimate motivator is a person's concern for their own wellbeing and understanding how digital health tools ...
- April 04, 2016
While the ransomware attacks that recently crippled Washington, D.C.-based MedStar Health system and the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles captured nationwide headlines, those ...
- March 31, 2016
Jonathan Bush, CEO of cloud EHR vendor athenahealth Inc. talks about his plans to enter the midsize hospital market, cloud health IT technology and consumerization of health.
- March 30, 2016
Telemedicine is moving steadily from the margins of healthcare to the mainstream, according to a new industry survey. Nearly two-thirds of the 390 clinicians and healthcare executives who ...
- March 29, 2016
Though the criteria and focus of the meaningful use program have changed on multiple occasions since the program's inception, one of the most significant features of the program -- the percentage ...
- March 28, 2016
A pair of government healthcare agencies announced three contests that will award six-figure sums to developers that make apps that are assets to patients and providers.
- March 25, 2016
Now that it appears the long-awaited HIPAA audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates are actually starting, it's worth noting that not everyone is thrilled about the ...
- March 25, 2016
After a nearly two-year delay, OCR HIPAA audits of healthcare organizations are starting this year, though it is unclear exactly when audits will begin.
- March 17, 2016
The HIT Squad's unannounced visit to the Epic Systems Corp. booth at HIMSS 2016 produced a quotation, but also a polite evasion, as the HIT Squad roamed the exhibition floor.
- March 16, 2016
In a familiar refrain, a coalition of 34 healthcare organizations -- including the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) -- has called on CMS to "act quickly" and adopt a ...