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July 01, 2015 | John Halamka
Every leader is different and working for them requires an understanding of their preferences. John Halamka, MD, shares his advice on thriving in complex hierarchical... More

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July 01, 2015 | Jeff Peters
A robust data repository, or a health information exchange, can be the linchpin in sharing information across the care continuum and different care settings. Those... More
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The equipment used in hospitals is often not user-serviceable and therefore often running out-of-date software or firmware.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
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

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June 04, 2015 | Rick Kam
The Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data by Ponemon Institute had more surprises than Forrest Gump's box of chocolates --... More
June 04, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
Interoperability is all the rage today, just ask twitter, the federal government, or even your local doctor. Ten years ago, I often had to explain to people why they... More
June 03, 2015 | Eran Eshed
The U.S. and other countries are trying to find a way to cut down on the number of avoidable ER trips made each year. One of the possible solutions is the development of... More
June 03, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, discusses the issue causing providers anxiety and why Congress wants to intervene. More
June 02, 2015 | Richard Best
When healthcare organizations set their strategic goals, one objective that regularly rises to the surface is to provide patient-centered care. A key strategy for... More