Tom Sullivan | December 12, 2014 | 14:37 PM | Mobile/Wireless
Nurses just might be the original practitioners of mHealth. Even during the pre-smartphone era, they typically carried pagers around everywhere – often while off the clock. More
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD | Eric Wicklund, Tom Sullivan | December 10, 2014 | 00:02 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security
Despite what seems to be some sustainable momentum beyond the initial rush of excitement, worries remain about Apple's HealthKit platform -- with security concerns and its potential to flood doctors with unnecessary data topping the list. Could the... More
Tom Sullivan | December 5, 2014 | 14:29 PM | Policy and Legislation
Lucia Savage is joining ONC from UnitedHealthcare, where she was senior associate general counsel, a role that involved supervising a team focused on health information exchange, transparency projects and other data-driven innovations, DeSalvo wrote in an... More
Tom Sullivan | December 5, 2014 | 14:06 PM | Privacy and Security
Texas Health Resources CIO Ed Marx and chief information security officer Ron Mehring circled the boardroom table handing out envelopes. More
Tom Sullivan | December 5, 2014 | 14:04 PM | Privacy and Security
If you knew that assailants or robbers had continuous access to your house, how would that change the way you manage home security? And if the door and window locks, fences, even the big-ticket alarm systems were not enough? More
Tom Sullivan | December 5, 2014 | 14:02 PM | Privacy and Security
The message cut straight to the chase: “d0xes of your staff are next. HIPAA breach thereafter. Test us.” More
Tom Sullivan | December 3, 2014 | 12:37 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Telehealth
Payers and providers should consider mimicking Black Friday and Cyber Monday when they interact with patients. And that starts with calling patients consumers. More
Tom Sullivan | December 2, 2014 | 13:29 PM | Mobile/Wireless
How did Duke Medicine and the Ochsner Health System move so fast to become the first to integrate their electronic health records with Apple's HealthKit? Leaders from both health systems open up about why and how they made it happen -- and what they... More
BOSTON | Tom Sullivan | November 25, 2014 | 07:36 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Workforce Management
Big data is bringing big changes to healthcare organizations of all shapes and sizes. Making the most of it will require providers to develop or hire new skill sets to compile a "cross-breed of expertise, wherein data scientists work in tandem with... More
Tom Sullivan | November 18, 2014 | 13:04 PM | Mobile/Wireless
As Penn Medicine enters the home stretch of formulating its bring-your-own-device policy, Associate CIO of Technology and Infrastructure John Donohue discusses the finer points of crafting smart BYOD rules, from addressing governance up-front to getting early... More
Tom Sullivan | October 30, 2014 | 07:19 AM | Mobile/Wireless
Research by Accenture has found that nurses frequently use a wide range of communication technologies. Although these technologies can help collaboration and patient care, there are some downsides as well. More
Tom Sullivan | October 30, 2014 | 07:12 AM | Mobile/Wireless
While consumer-facing mobile apps garner much of the spotlight, mHealth devices, hardware and software are all starting to gain purchase within hospitals. To that end, this year's mHealth Summit has added two key symposia: The Healthcare IT News Privacy... More