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March 22, 2018
EHR data can help healthcare providers identify which patients in a hospital were most likely to be prescribed opioids after discharge, according to researchers at the University of Colorado ...
March 19, 2018
Healthcare cybersecurity woes continue unabated, with more frequent cyberattacks amid a lack of IT talent and employee awareness, but organizations are spending more on security.
August 09, 2017
A critic of CHIME'S $1 million patient ID challenge calls it a gimmick, but CIOs defend the project -- originally crowdsourced but now potentially funded by CHIME.
July 06, 2017
Hospital IT professionals are welcoming patient engagement technology, based on the results of a purchasing intentions survey by TechTarget and CHIME.
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HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. Continue Reading
The fee-for-service healthcare payment model is broken, according to the CEO of a medical group. The better model, and the path to better patient care, he says, is value-based care. Continue Reading
Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of information systems for the healthcare industry. Continue Reading
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Providers are under increasing pressure to sift through massive amounts of data for actionable insights to improve health outcomes. Advanced analytics can lighten the load. Continue Reading
Value-based care extends population health's use of data analytics to identify care gaps and cost reductions. A prominent college dean sees the efforts always being connected. Continue Reading
EHRs on their own don't always have the capabilities needed to detect abnormalities in a patient's chart. Fortunately, AI can help detect medical errors that may go unnoticed. Continue Reading
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An expert says the biggest lesson to take away from Anthem healthcare's $16 million HIPAA settlement is the need to control who has access to internal systems and patient data. Continue Reading
In this Q&A, a cybersecurity expert suggests that providers should take a reasoned, commonsense approach to developing a cybersecurity for healthcare program. Continue Reading
A chief medical information officer suggests that giving people easier access to their medical information is one way to improve the patient experience. Continue Reading
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Healthcare organizations remain a target for cyberthreats like ransomware and data breaches. These six steps will help health IT departments respond to or prevent cyberattacks. Continue Reading
Social engineering continues to be a threat to healthcare organizations. Hospital IT departments must be aware of the common techniques use to deceive unsuspecting users. Continue Reading
An FDA innovation challenge pushes developers to create pain management devices as a way to address the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States. Continue Reading