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By Carl Natale 09:09 am June 29, 2015
Productivity losses? Denied claims? Not so fast! Here's what to really expect after October 1.
By Adam Winn 10:16 am June 26, 2015
The equipment used in hospitals is often not user-serviceable and therefore often running out-of-date software or firmware. This creates a dangerous situation where devices have vulnerabilities that can be easily exploited by bad actors.
By Gary Glover 10:44 am June 25, 2015
To reduce opportunities for hackers to succeed, healthcare entities must be proactive about protecting sensitive data across their organization. Security must be an ongoing practice and a top priority.
By Jeff Rowe 08:48 am June 25, 2015
Fifty states plus the feds makes 51 sets of privacy rules many healthcare organizations have to take into account as they manage their digital information.
By Rick Kam 11:10 am June 23, 2015
Everyone involved in healthcare needs to know their responsibilities with regard to privacy and security, because everyone is potentially held accountable by customers, regulators, the courts and their business partners.
By Validic 08:50 am June 23, 2015
(SPONSORED) The healthcare information technology market is slated to grow 20 percent annually through 2018, according to a report from Research and Markets.
By Validic 08:44 am June 23, 2015
(SPONSORED) Sometimes, we like to think of patient behavior as separate from human behavior, and analyze the two separately. But, patients, like all humans, need to be motivated.
By David Lareau 08:23 am June 22, 2015
Tens of billions of dollars paid out by the federal government for the purchase of healthcare information technology enabled our industry to stay addicted to its current solutions. With no incentive to change behavior or innovate, why should the major HIT vendors bother to do so?
By John Halamka 04:02 pm June 18, 2015
With Stage 2 meaningful use, ICD-10, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and the Affordable Care Act dominating the agenda these past few years, Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John Halamka, MD, is doing some research to help reshape next priorities.
By Jon Elion, MD 10:34 am June 18, 2015
After decades using ICD-9, we've learned to manage its quirks, says Jon Elion, MD, but we don't yet have that comfort level with ICD-10. He's not as concerned about ICD-10-CM as he is about ICD-10 PCS.

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