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By Jeff Rowe 08:40 am March 20, 2015
If there’s one group within the healthcare workforce who could really use effective mobile tools, it's nurses.
By David Harlow 10:43 am March 18, 2015
OMB cleared the HIPAA pre-audit survey late last week. That is one crucial prerequisite to OCR's initiation of the new round of HIPAA audits that have been the subject of all the Delphic prophecies we keep hearing.
By Joe Condurso 12:26 pm March 17, 2015
Hospital EHRs have left gaps in the support of nurses and other frontline clinicians who represent the vast majority of the healthcare workforce. This is because EHRs aren't able to efficiently deliver contextual clinical data at the point of care or offer essential communications tools to collaborate with care teams.
By David Lareau 09:39 am March 17, 2015
Population health, Big Data, predictive analytics and all that massive computing power help to improve health. But care still has to be delivered, and it will probably still be one patient and one caregiver at a time: a population of two.
By Jeff Rowe 11:43 am March 16, 2015
In short: Where do private interests end and public interests begin?
By Ken Willett 10:11 am March 16, 2015
With the sources of patient data expanding to include big data, a unified approach to data management facilitates the integration of conventional structured data with more challenging forms of semi- and unstructured data.
By Bonnie Cassidy 08:37 am March 13, 2015
To the average person, ICD-10 might sound like the cataloging number one uses to locate a piece of furniture in an IKEA warehouse. But it's something that impacts all of us as patients, even if many don't realize it.
By Chris Bowen 08:34 am March 13, 2015
Even with the most experienced security professional on staff, many organizations lack the tools, defensive systems, monitors, dashboards and manpower to really know what's going on in their networks at any given moment.
By Carl Natale 02:52 pm March 12, 2015
No, I'm not saying another delay of ICD-10 implementation is imminent. But this is the time to worry.
By Tod Ferran 12:15 pm March 11, 2015
Just because your EHR system is compliant with HIPAA security standards, that does not mean your organization as a whole is fully compliant. Here are some specific actions you should take to protect patient information.

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