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By Stuart Pologe 03:27 pm November 11, 2015
For many healthcare organizations, it's a challenge to manage digital and paper materials while balancing the need for efficiency and compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
By John Halamka 02:18 pm November 11, 2015
Recognizing that "there are many who will find my conclusions politically unpopular," Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD, offers his assessment of the meaningful use program, and a counterproposal he says will better serve stakeholders.
By Karin Ratchinsky 05:59 pm November 05, 2015
These predictions highlight the multitude of transformational innovations that will help us get to much needed efficiencies through proactive personalized care, intelligence driven protocols, machine to machine learning and scaling to deliver care outside provider settings.
By Manish Tandon 09:40 pm November 03, 2015
The speed at which technology is pervading the healthcare and life sciences industries means a patient-centric ecosystem of connected care is well within sight.
By Drew Schiller 11:41 am November 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) As timing and accuracy of data are key components to the efficiency, speed, and therefore overall costs of operating a clinical trial, consumer wearables offer an unparalleled opportunity to remedy these issues.
By Chris Edwards 11:36 am November 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) The idea of improving outcomes and patient experience with digital-health technologies is also spreading across the globe. There are a number of examples of countries and companies abroad launching successful and innovative strategies.
By Ryan Beckland 11:33 am November 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) Connected-health initiatives that incorporate telemedicine, digital-health devices and remote-monitoring solutions are an increasingly popular and effective solution to keep patients healthy and out of clinical facilities.
By Nathan Wenzler 05:21 pm October 29, 2015
In 2015, it seems like barely a month goes by without another report of a data breach suffered by a healthcare organization exposing personal information about patients or employees. Here's to a better 2016.
By Lyn Triffletti 12:44 pm October 29, 2015
Since HIPAA regulations are so vast, it can be difficult to fully understand what training is required and how often it should occur. That said, it's essential to make sure staff are properly trained to prevent breaches and mitigate effects should they occur.
By Irv Lichtenwald 02:46 pm October 28, 2015
Context and perspective matter. And it's often both context and perspective that are lacking from the daily snapshots we get of health information technology, meaningful use, interoperability and the progress we are either making or not making, depending on your perspective.

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