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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.
By David Finn 12:00 pm October 28, 2015
(SPONSORED) Healthcare is under siege, and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) pose a particular problem. Find out how to meet wily APTs head-on with a careful, best-practice approach combined with a layered security strategy.
By Teresa Knight, MD 07:47 pm October 27, 2015
EHRs are commonly understood as a barrier to meaningful connections with patients. But what if it were something that could bring patients into focus? Like a looking glass, something that could actually help me see them more clearly?
By Gary Palgon 02:02 pm October 23, 2015
From the quantified self movement to the increasing collaboration between pharma and the healthcare industry, IT is evolving in many directions at once.
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 02:24 pm October 21, 2015
The latest video by doctor/rapper ZDoggMD may not win a Grammy, but it likely strikes a chord with clinicians frustrated by the inefficiencies of their EHRs, lack of interoperability, "meaningless abuse" and outdated technology.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 01:35 pm October 20, 2015
Rather than focus on what makes an innovation unique, it is more productive to focus on what problem the innovation is solving and how others are solving it presently.
By Keith W. Boone 07:05 pm October 19, 2015
Keith Boone has a theory: People will believe two systems are interoperable when they can observe that the systems work together in simple ways with little to no effort -- and in complex ways with some effort.
By Rick Kam 12:28 pm October 19, 2015
The days of James Bond and his world-saving exploits are over. In today's reality, nation-states and their criminal partners can disrupt commerce and defenses in the free world from the safety and comfort of their computer desks.
By Axel Wirth 02:57 pm October 12, 2015
(SPONSORED) If the prospect of hackers honing in on medical devices makes you uneasy, it should. Medical devices are being exploited as entry points for deeper attacks on systems within a healthcare organization.

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