Erin McCann

Erin McCann is Managing Editor at Healthcare IT News. She covers healthcare privacy and security, meaningful use, ambulatory care and healthcare policy. Follow Erin on Twitter @EMcCannHITN and Google+

By Erin McCann 10:09 am October 24, 2013
Jeffrey L. Brown, M.S., CIO of Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., talks about breach prevention through employee education, the expense of device encryption and mobile security at the 2013 Privacy and Security Forum in Boston.
By Erin McCann 12:28 pm October 03, 2013
(SPONSORED) Jon Hale, VP sales for Attachmate, describes how the Luminet software suite can help providers protect data and retrieve analytics on information security and risk mitigation within a healthcare organization.
By Erin McCann 12:00 pm October 02, 2013
(SPONSORED) David Finn, health information technology officer for Symantec, talks about what providers should be doing in light of the compliance date for the HIPAA Omnibus final rule, and emphasizes the importance of privacy accompanying clinical IT processes.
By Erin McCann 09:43 am August 29, 2013
UK Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt kicked off his keynote address at Health Datapalooza IV by saluting the United States' decision to provide universal health coverage to its citizens.
By Erin McCann 10:21 am August 22, 2013
Martin Blinder, CEO of Tictrac, presents an innovative, consumer-focused mobile app which tracks a user's daily activites and amalgamates diverse metrics to provide snapshots of the individual's health via a personalized dashboard.
By Erin McCann 11:10 am August 01, 2013
Farzad Mostashari, Dick Foster and Uwe Reinhardt lead a panel discussion at Health Datapalooza IV to discuss whether or not the current surge in public and private sector spending on health IT programs is going to reduce healthcare costs.
By Erin McCann 09:05 am July 25, 2013
In this clip from Health Datapalooza IV, panelists Farzad Mostashari, Dick Foster and Uwe Reinhardt discuss whether or not the private sector is beginning to match government investment in health IT.
By Erin McCann 03:35 pm July 03, 2013
Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, treated the audience to an energetic keynote at Healthcare Datapalooza IV, offering up a great deal of humor and perspective on the state of data exchange, policy and the healthcare system at large.
By Erin McCann 09:07 am June 13, 2013
Michael Elley, CIO of Cox Medical Center Branson, describes the system his hospital is using to redirect patients from the emergency room to primary care.
By Erin McCann 01:47 pm June 05, 2013
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius opens Health Datapalooza IV with an emphatic introduction speech asking those in attendance to continue driving more ideas and innovation in data and information exchange to improve the future of the US health system.

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