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Erin McCann | September 1, 2015 | 12:54 PM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Workforce
Data security isn't what it used to be. With today's threat landscape, the stereotypically introverted, more-into-computers-than-people techie isn't going to cut it as CISO. And there are plenty of people who will tell you why. More
Erin McCann | September 1, 2015 | 12:38 PM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Workforce
Here's a tall task: overseeing identity access management for a 163-hospital health system that spans 20 states and the U.K. But despite the myriad challenges, HCA's Bobby Stokes is ahead of the game. He has a few tips. More
Tom Sullivan | September 1, 2015 | 11:57 AM | Clinical, Patient Engagement
Education and credentials aim to equip providers with practical competency and ultimately help them understand how social media tools can improve care delivery. More
Mike Miliard | September 1, 2015 | 11:45 AM | Data Warehousing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Hospital chief information security officers and chief information officers speak very different languages and use very different tools. That can cause friction. But one CISO shows how to "meet in the middle" and "unite against that common... More
ENGLEWOOD, CO | Mike Miliard | September 1, 2015 | 11:23 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
With little news on Stage 2 meaningful use updates since the proposed rule in April, the Medical Group Management Association is calling on CMS to extend the 2015 reporting period. More
Healthcare IT News | September 1, 2015 | 10:33 AM | Privacy & Security
When it comes to protecting your organization's data, no one has all the answers, and going it alone can be a recipe for disaster. Whether it's the threat of cyber-attacks from the technologically sophisticated, the misuse of protected health... More
Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 10:22 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
Fifty hospital and health system members of Premier across 24 states are testing, defining and scaling new strategies in a nationwide effort to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More
Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 10:04 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Workforce
Jigar Kadakia knows a little something about data security. As CISO of Partners HealthCare in Boston, he leads a security team of more than 40 people responsible for keeping the health system well buttoned up. We talked with Kadakia about his approach to... More
Tom Sullivan | September 1, 2015 | 09:00 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
More than half of healthcare providers are not yet on track to comply with the new code set on Oct. 1, 2015, at least according to a survey published Tuesday. More
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OH | Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 07:32 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce, Analytics
As demand outstrips supply when it comes to IT talent, particularly in healthcare, it seems that those oft-maligned Millennials are eager to help -- even if it means a move. And they're not in it for the money. (Well, not only the money.) More
Healthcare IT News | September 1, 2015 | 06:10 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical, Compliance & Legal
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. Our headlines watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
Bernie Monegain | August 31, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety, Medical Devices
A health system based in Kentucky has added security muscle targeted at its network-connected medical devices by rolling out technology that monitors the devices for cyber vulnerabilities. More