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By Healthcare IT News 10:28 am November 13, 2015
In many ways, bring your own device (BYOD) sounds good to healthcare leaders. It can improve productivity, optimize practitioners' time and even reduce capital expenditures. But there's a flip side to BYOD that often sends shudders down the spines of healthcare IT executives and hospital administrators: As BYOD usage increases, so can security...
By Healthcare IT News 10:27 am November 13, 2015
If patient health information (PHI) is the family jewels of healthcare data, then healthcare IT leaders must step up their vigilance in defending the castle against threats. And in today's increasingly cloud-centric IT environment, healthcare organizations must be increasingly creative and comprehensive in protecting PHI data from resourceful and...
By Healthcare IT News 01:38 pm November 12, 2015
Learn how leveraging new strategies to connect with referring physicians and networks outside your own four walls can drive bottom line success for healthcare providers.
By Healthcare IT News 02:48 pm November 06, 2015
Under an emerging new model of advanced analytics, enabled healthcare clinicians, staff and executives are creating data-driven cultures that drive pervasive insights actionable against their clinical and operational goals.
By Healthcare IT News 02:04 pm November 05, 2015
The notoriously poor health literacy rate in the U.S. means that many people often struggle to complete tasks essential to their health, such as understanding their care, navigating the healthcare system, and making informed health decisions.
By Healthcare IT News 11:32 am November 05, 2015
Do consumers want to have the ability to securely email or text providers? Do they want to be seen via video rather than in person? Do they think these services would benefit their health? This white paper answers these questions and more.
By Healthcare IT News 02:51 pm November 03, 2015
This case study shows how a New Jersey-based health plan provider transformed its datacenter and simplified administrative processes for both hospitals and patients, to meet new accountable care demands mandated by US federal regulations.
By Healthcare IT News 02:38 pm November 03, 2015
This article discusses how a new standard addresses the collective concern around the control, privacy and security of healthcare data, especially when stored and maintained with third-party IT cloud providers.
By Healthcare IT News 02:20 pm November 03, 2015
With top-performing organizations twice as likely to attribute their competitiveness to sophisticated analytics, it's no surprise that health organizations are using them to improve performance in processes, compliance and caring for more patients.
By Healthcare IT News 02:06 pm November 03, 2015
This blog post examines what standards and certifications the health industry expects from vendors such as Microsoft, the first major cloud services provider to offer regulated entities an industry co-developed HIPAA Business Associate Agreement.

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