07:17 am July 20, 2016
William Yasnoff, MD, has developed a personal grid format that can prevent hackers from accessing an entire database full of patient records. Hospitals or IT vendors can use the tactic – for free – to force cybercriminals to decrypt one record at a time.
07:11 am July 20, 2016
Health and Human Services said in a new report to Congress that current regulations are not keeping pace with consumer engagement tools, including fitness trackers, social media, mobile health apps and wearables.
06:58 am July 20, 2016
Google’s artificial intelligence technology is working on health issues but its reliance on large troves of health data has some CISOs, physicians and patients concerned.
Cigna launches CareAllies IT and analytics services firm to help hospitals transition to value-based care
03:10 pm July 19, 2016
The insurer said its new subsidiary will work with health systems to create necessary core capabilities for alternative payment models or to hone those already in place for more effective physician alignment and clinical integration.
ONC names first winners of data sharing app challenges to leverage FHIR for easier patient and provider access
11:07 am July 19, 2016
The Consumer Health Data Aggregator and Provider User Experience challenges focus on easing access to information for patients and clinicians, using open APIs and the FHIR interoperability standard.
10:16 am July 19, 2016
Officials from Oregon Health and Science University said that one of the incidents was because of a stolen laptop, while the other involved a cloud storage service business associate.
09:50 am July 19, 2016
Cerner President Zane Burke said that Hurst, currently a senior vice president at Florida Hospital, brings both vision and operational expertise to the software vendor.
08:10 am July 19, 2016
Health systems in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Texas are establishing small facilities with robust outpatient services to target specific regions.
07:09 am July 19, 2016
The names and Twitter handles of this year's social media favorites as voted on by the people.
04:10 pm July 18, 2016
Hospital computer and math science positions are on the uptick, with 17.9 percent growth between 2010 to 2014, according to a MedPAC analysis of Bureau of Labor statistics. That growth may reflect healthcare's efforts to transition to electronic health records.