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June 26, 2015 | Adam Winn
The equipment used in hospitals is often not user-serviceable and therefore often running out-of-date software or firmware.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... More

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June 25, 2015 | Gary Glover
To reduce opportunities for hackers to succeed, healthcare entities must be proactive about protecting sensitive data across their organization. Security must be an... More
June 25, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
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. More
June 23, 2015 | Rick Kam
Everyone involved in healthcare needs to know their responsibilities with regard to privacy and security, because everyone is potentially held accountable by customers,... More
June 23, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) The healthcare information technology market is slated to grow 20 percent annually through 2018, according to a report from Research and Markets. More
June 23, 2015 | Validic
(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... More

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May 25, 2012 | Kelly Mehler
Bloomberg News reported this week Mitt Romney might be on the verge of making a huge mistake when it comes to healthcare. He's supposedly days away from rolling out... More
May 24, 2012 | Christina Thielst
The Federation of State Medical Boards has released Model Policy Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Social Media and Social Networking in Medical Practice. More
May 23, 2012 | John Halamka
As we continue the journey to protect corporate data that is accessed from personal mobile devices, we're developing increasingly rigorous policies that rebalance... More
May 22, 2012 | Brian Ahier
Last year the non-profit Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) was formed and started with some Medicare data as well as billions of claims from Aetna, Humana and... More
May 21, 2012 | Helen Figge
The nursing profession continues to gain much momentum within the HIMSS community. Our membership of nurses continues to grow under the auspices of Joyce Sensmeier,... More