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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The equipment used in hospitals is often not user-serviceable and therefore often running out-of-date software or firmware.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 14, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Usually, we report on changes in the care delivery systems by pointing to new technologies or organizational configurations. Sometimes, though, it's easier just to... More
May 12, 2015 | Steve Tolle
Having the right imaging strategy in place is essential not just to providers' bottom lines, but also to the effective care of patients as the industry implements... More
May 11, 2015 | Bob Chaput
In the new issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, there's a study that concludes that 29 million medical records were compromised between 2010... More
May 07, 2015 | Monte Sandler
Dwindling resources, mounting regulatory hurdles, declining payer reimbursement and increasing patient financial responsibility are all taking a toll on physician... More
May 07, 2015 | Sohail Malik
The process to create the initial Summary of Benefits and Coverage in 2012 was a technical eye opener for many health plan providers. With the new requirements,... More