Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Typing on laptop
By Mike Miliard 11:30 am November 16, 2015
A hospital in Kentucky is notifying patients of a security incident, after it was discovered that some of its computers had been infected with a keystroke logger designed to capture and transmit data as it was typed.
Pamela Arora
By Mike Miliard 11:04 am November 16, 2015
Pamela Arora, senior vice president and chief information officer at Children's Medical Center Dallas talks about her data security challenges and how partnering with organizations such as HITRUST can help keep pace with a "changing landscape."
By Jessica Davis 04:37 am November 13, 2015
It's not just hospitals. Or even payers. Some 392 million health records have been accessed in 1,931 PHI breaches across a staggering 90 percent of industries, according to preliminary findings from a new Verizon report.
By Jack McCarthy 12:04 pm November 12, 2015
The lack of effective patient data matching is an ongoing obstacle to seamless information exchange between organizations, according to a new study released this week by The Sequoia Project and the Care Connectivity Consortium.
patient in exam room
By Jessica Davis 05:17 am November 12, 2015
In a novel initiative, Geisinger Health System is launching a refund program for patients not met with "kindness and compassion," President and CEO David T. Feinberg, MD, announced this week.
architectural drawing
By Skip Snow 09:25 am November 11, 2015
Epic President Carl Dvorak wrote much of the original code in the system and made some of the enduring architectural decisions empowering its growth. With the company since 1987, he is often referred to as the technology brains of the organization.
Information highway
By Jessica Davis 10:46 am November 10, 2015
Aledade, the ACO-focused startup launched by Farzad Mostashari, MD, announced Monday that Erica Galvez, former interoperability portfolio manager at ONC, will become the company's director of health information exchange.
By Jack McCarthy 10:29 am November 10, 2015
Two industry associations call for modifications to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT draft advisory on interoperability standards.
The Wright Center
By Jessica Davis 03:50 pm November 09, 2015
The Wright Center, in northeastern Pennsylvania, has been named a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient, recognized for its outstanding achievement in health information technology to improve patient outcomes.
Woman with smartphone
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am November 09, 2015
Consumers want health apps to do more for their lives, to "more accurately communicate and monitor their health." But product sophistication and an accurate understanding of consumer profiles limit capability.

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