Kaiser Permanente

By Erin McCann 03:42 pm September 29, 2014
In the second biggest HIPAA breach ever reported, one of the nation's largest healthcare systems has notified some 4.5 million of its patients that their personal information has been snatched by cybercriminals.
Doctors looking at medical images
By Bernie Monegain 10:16 am August 25, 2014
Nuance Communications has shared 3 billion medical images through its cloud-based PowerShare Network, a feat company executives hail as "an industry-first milestone."
Doctor and patient
By Neil Versel 10:19 am August 22, 2014
Stage 2 of meaningful use requires at least 5 percent of a given provider's patients to be engaged in their own care either through an online portal or an electronic personal health record. The threshold seems low, but it is the first time that achieving meaningful use is dependent on patient behavior.
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am August 04, 2014
Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins are joining forces to share information and look for better ways to put electronic health records to work toward better care.
By Erin McCann 11:04 am August 04, 2014
It's not just the thought of having a data security breach that scares Kaiser Permanente's Jim Doggett. It's the far-reaching damage such an event could wreak that really keeps him up at night.
IBM
By Erin McCann 09:55 am August 04, 2014
With its sights set on a Department of Defense deal, technology giant IBM announced June 10 it was teaming up with EHR behemoth Epic Systems to compete for the DoD Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract.
Busy hospital corridor
By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am July 23, 2014
On the up side, more hospitals are adopting computerized physician order entry, which has proven to reduce medication error. On the down side, hospitals can't seem to get a handle on certain hospital-acquired infections.
By Kaiser Health News 09:58 am July 09, 2014
A new study says there's no need to worry about hospitals using their new electronic health records to generate bigger bills and boost their income.
By Erin McCann 10:07 am June 19, 2014
More than 20,000 patients seen at a San Diego hospital are getting HIPAA breach notification letters after employees on two separate occasions emailed protected health information to job applicants by mistake. One incident occurred nearly two years ago.
By Erin McCann 04:15 pm June 17, 2014
It's not just the thought of having a data security breach that concerns Kaiser Permanente's Jim Doggett. It's the far-reaching damage such an event could wreak that really keeps him up at night.

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