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By Healthcare IT News 03:06 pm May 27, 2015
Healthcare organizations are facing unprecedented change in IT and compliance requirements are growing increasingly complex. This IDC Analyst Connection delves into how providers are responding to these changes, what top compliance initiatives healthcare organizations are implementing, and why taking a strategic approach is important when it comes...
By Healthcare IT News 11:54 am May 27, 2015
This IDC Health Insights Industry Brief examines the cyber risks of networked medical devices and the related security issues facing providers. This document is based on briefings with Symantec as well as security and compliance research from IDC Health Insights. The objective of this industry brief is to educate healthcare organizations about the...
By Healthcare IT News 10:31 am May 27, 2015
The Internet Security Threat Report provides an overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity. The report is based on data from the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec's analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape.
By Healthcare IT News 01:59 pm May 19, 2015
The combination of complex IT needs and stringent regulatory requirements makes it challenging for healthcare organizations to understand how to leverage the benefits of the cloud while still maintaining compliance. This on-demand webinar offers five ways your organization can ensure a HIPAA-compliant healthcare cloud.
By Healthcare IT News 01:41 pm May 19, 2015
According to a 2014 HIMSS Analytics Cloud Survey, there are quite a few obstacles to overcome before cloud computing becomes ubiquitous across the healthcare industry, including concerns over security, availability and uptime. This white paper takes an in-depth look at cloud computing and how organizations can best overcome lingering hurdles to...
By Healthcare IT News 03:26 pm May 11, 2015
According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure prevalence and associated long-term care costs are projected to increase substantially through 2030. Effective prevention strategies around awareness, adherence and education are needed to manage this growing health concern.
By Healthcare IT News 03:05 pm May 11, 2015
Best Practices in Cloud Computing for the Healthcare Industry is your roadmap to leveraging all the benefits of cloud computing while ensuring the highest standards in PHI security and HIPAA compliance.
By Healthcare IT News 11:56 am May 11, 2015
In a world of shrinking budgets and rising rates of chronic disease, health information exchanges (HIEs) are an essential element of national and regional efforts to improve healthcare and contain costs. HIEs establish an interoperable framework for healthcare providers to share secure patient information across disparate electronic health record...
By Healthcare IT News 11:36 am May 11, 2015
Listen to the conversation with John Kenagy, PhD, SVP & CIO, CISO, Lexmark Healthcare, and moderator Rich Pizzi, Editorial Director, HIMSS Media, as John discusses strategy and thought leadership on clinical and business intelligence strategies.
By Healthcare IT News 08:12 am May 01, 2015
After Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Missouri selected a vendor to integrate information systems across 30 clinics, they acquired a clinic using a different system. This report details how CMH was able to quickly convert the new clinic's EMR systems to avoid a disruption in patient care.

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