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IT Process Institute CEO Scott Alldridge said that good security is about having the right controls in place that users cannot circumvent.  

By Bill Siwicki 05:47 pm April 15, 2016
Healthcare entities that want to be well positioned against cybersecurity threats must know what resources they have, how those are configured, and tightly control any changes, IT Process Institute chief executive Scott Alldridge said.
By Mike Miliard 04:42 pm April 15, 2016
Now that Apple is no longer issuing security updates for the software, known vulnerabilities are wide open to exploitation, the security experts say.   
By Jeff Lagasse 03:20 pm April 15, 2016
The hospital that gained notoriety earlier this year for paying criminals $17,000 in ransomware attack is now set to build a new emergency department and campus beautification work. 
By Jessica Davis 11:42 am April 15, 2016
The diagnoses of 27.3 percent of patients with depression and 27.7 percent of patients with bipolar disorder were missing from their primary care electronic health records, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association has found.
By Mike Miliard 11:27 am April 15, 2016
The move toward population health and alternative payment models has seen providers embracing innovative approaches to care delivery, including significant investments in health information technology, according to the spring 2016 Economic Outlook survey from Premier.
By Tom Sullivan 09:29 am April 15, 2016
Sanders is calling for a single payer system, while Clinton said she would support expanding the Affordable Care Act to insure every American.
By Bill Siwicki 03:31 pm April 14, 2016
The deal ties Dell’s population health solutions into Ensocare’s cloud service for care coordination, the vendors said.

Kaiser Permanente headquarters in Oakland, California.

By Mike Miliard 11:51 am April 14, 2016
Kaiser Permanente this week launched a new database that enables researchers to examine participants' DNA in conjunction with environmental and behavioral health.
By Tom Sullivan 11:49 am April 14, 2016
The potential next EHR would more closely resemble modern interfaces such as Google and Facebook and leverage FHIR, if the VA indeed opts to move away from VistA. Undersecretary David Shulkin said the department is evaluating the best way forward. 
By Jessica Davis 11:35 am April 14, 2016
Allscripts is the top-ranked EHR vendor among medical centers of more than 250 beds, according to a new Black Book report released today. Cerner topped the list for medium-sized community hospitals with 101-250 beds, and Evident/CPSI was the best among small and rural hospitals with fewer than 100 beds.

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