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doctor reviewing CT scan security flaws
By Jessica Davis 03:24 pm May 14, 2018
Some vulnerabilities in Philips’ Brilliance CT scanners and GE Healthcare Mobile tech could allow an unauthorized user to obtain elevated credentials and make modifications to system settings.
DoD rolls out Cerner EHR
By Tom Sullivan 02:07 pm May 14, 2018
The report points to usability, cybersecurity, user training, help desk among reasons to delay implementation.
Intermountain lab expands precision medicine with pharmacogenomics RxMatch service
By Bernie Monegain 11:52 am May 14, 2018
The provider will integrate genomic medicine into clinical care and give all its providers access to that information, officials say.
doctor talking with patient at hospital about EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:44 am May 14, 2018
As hospitals collect patient data they must characterize it well, apply new technologies – and practice what Cleveland Clinic’s Paul Ford calls "human medicine."
next generation analytics reviewed by doctor on EHR
By Bill Siwicki 09:11 am May 14, 2018
Hospitals should expect orders of magnitude more data – but will also see emerging tools such as artificial intelligence and 5G connectivity helping to put both structured and unstructured information to work.
technician managing the cloud storage data center servers
By Mike Miliard 08:40 am May 14, 2018
After years of wariness from healthcare providers about off-premise data, new AI capabilities from Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft could make cloud storage easier and more trustworthy than ever.
KLAS report about Apple Health Records
By Bernie Monegain 03:59 pm May 11, 2018
With 39 hospitals using the health record in an iPhone and many changes predicted for the future of EHRs, here’s a look at what first movers have found.
cybersecurity password login on hospital computer

Some clinicians share their passwords with nurses in order to complete charts with the idea of “a care efficiency: rather than a risk.

By Jessica Davis 03:07 pm May 11, 2018
From legacy infrastructure to potential medical device hacks, some of the industry’s leading voices opened up about how the industry can begin to combat the inevitable breach.
congress patient matching
By Mike Miliard 01:56 pm May 11, 2018
AHIMA, CHIME, HIMSS and others say lack of support for a nationwide patient identity strategy has stymied innovation, cost hospitals revenue and put patient safety at risk.
Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 01:21 pm May 11, 2018
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration becomes third new Cerner customer in a month that has seen some major EHR implementations.

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