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Eric Wicklund | October 6, 2015 | 11:04 AM | Mobile, Privacy & Security, Policy and Legislation
HIPAA was passed before smartphones, tablets and many of today's medical devices were commonplace and, according to one industry association representing app developers, the law has since become more barrier than boon to information access. More
Erin McCann | October 6, 2015 | 11:03 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy & Security
To all the healthcare info security folks out there: You may have a big trust issue on your hands. As, according to a new survey, the lion's share of adults are seriously worried you're not keeping their health data safe from hackers. More
Eric Wicklund | October 6, 2015 | 10:15 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Brian Krebs said that executives are falling short of keeping their enterprises apprised of threats, while criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Krebs shared five techniques for battling back. More
Derek Richards | October 6, 2015 | 08:42 AM | Mobile, Telehealth, Accountable Care
With a wide variety of program options available, it is crucial that ACOs focus on the "gold standard" of online behavioral telehealth programs, which are evidence-based, outcomes-focused and created by subject matter experts. More
WALTHAM, MA | Bernie Monegain | October 6, 2015 | 06:42 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Data security firm Digital Guardian has acquired Code Green Networks, which provides data loss prevention technology for the network, cloud and mobile devices. More
Susan Morse | October 5, 2015 | 03:33 PM | Analytics, Clinical, Population Health
New Hampshire hospitals Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Frisbie Memorial Hospital are joining with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to create a new analytics company to manage the clinical data and financial data across the organization. More
Jack McCarthy | October 5, 2015 | 03:24 PM | Quality and Safety, Population Health
Making its debut during Hurricane season, the new national platform houses resources for all kinds of disasters that include information sharing, just-in-time suggestions, and other types of technical assistance. More
Bernie Monegain | October 5, 2015 | 11:21 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Amid calls to delay the meaningful use program, the Government Accountability Office published a report outlining some of the reasons that sharing health information is so difficult. More
Mike Miliard | October 5, 2015 | 10:44 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce
In the continued absence of a meaningful use final rule, physicians have been left hanging, according to the American Medical Association, which is calling for an "automatic hardship exemption" to protect docs from circumstances beyond their control. More
John Halamka | October 5, 2015 | 10:31 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Workforce, Compliance & Legal
Many have asked John Halamka, MD about the first few days of ICD-10. The answer for his institutions is that other than a few small refinements, the impact has been unnoticeable. More
Jack McCarthy | October 5, 2015 | 10:27 AM | Cloud Computing, Analytics
The new company will deliver Coding InSight to help customers improve efficiency and optimize risk scoring, officials said. More
Eric Wicklund | October 5, 2015 | 08:07 AM | Patient Engagement
As much as the discussion about patient engagement relates to how tricky it is for doctors, just imagine what it feels like for the patients. More