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February 26, 2013
Senior executives from around the industry will have a generous offering of education sessions to choose from at the 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition.
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February 25, 2013
The sixth Global Information Security Workforce Study, conducted by (ISC)2 shows that a shortage of information security professionals is having an adverse impact on healthcare and other industries, even as vulnerabilities such as mobile devices and social media are on the rise.
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February 19, 2013
With numerous electronic health record systems continuing to fall short of providers' expectations, a report by Black Book Rankings suggests that 2013 may indeed be the "year of the great EHR vendor switch."
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February 18, 2013
The TotalMobile workflow management solution, which allows healthcare professionals to update patient information and record medical tasks at the point-of-care using mobile devices, is now available in the UK market.
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February 18, 2013
Call it "connected independence" or "sustainable aging," but the impact is clear: Today's seniors are a growing population, and they're demanding more from an already-taxed healthcare system as they strive to stay in their own homes and out of the hospital. Among the new companies catering to their needs and wants is eCaring.
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February 07, 2013
During the 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, attendees can visit the over 13,000 square-foot Intelligent Hospital Pavilion (Booth 8711) at the Exhibition Hall on March 4, 5 and 6.
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February 04, 2013
Smartphones and tablets are here to stay, and few will deny their usefulness in the clinical landscape. But should employers allow employees to bring and use their own devices?
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January 30, 2013
Healthcare data breach numbers not only continue to trend upwards but they are also costing the industry a pretty penny, according to a recent report conducted by privacy research firm Ponemon Institute.
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January 24, 2013
There's a new app that can help caregivers and clinicians monitor the heart rate and respiratory activity of a patient; it's called SecuraFone, powered by Hermosa Beach, Calif.-based SecuraTrac.
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January 24, 2013
A Georgia Congressman has released draft legislation that would regulate how the developers of mobile applications -- including mHealth apps -- collect personal data.
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January 17, 2013
Sales of mobile wearable devices, including health and fitness devices and smart glasses are expected to reach sales of almost 70 million items by 2017, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The number compares with almost 15 million in sales in 2013, the report notes. The market will be worth more than $1.5 billion by 2014, up from just $800 million this year.
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January 16, 2013
Documents fly around like snowflakes in a storm. How do you keep them secure?
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January 10, 2013
Absolute Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), a provider of persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable devices - and the data they contain, announced today a Fortune 100 enterprise customer selected Absolute Computrace as an essential component of its governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) infrastructure for its entire population of desktops and laptops.
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January 08, 2013
t’s time for some New Year’s resolutions; and they have nothing to do with eating right, losing weight or exercising. Instead, they have everything to do with protecting against the organizational and financial stresses of data breaches.
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December 27, 2012
At the recent Dell World conference I had the opportunity to try out a slew of new Windows 8 devices. I was struck by how many potential healthcare applications this new platform and the mobile devices it has spawned will be available.
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December 21, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services has launched a mobile health privacy and security education campaign, aimed at giving a framework for providers just starting to use mobile devices. Called "Know the RISKS," the campaign features recommendations and materials, including a short YouTube video explaining the intersection of HIPAA and mobile devices.
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December 20, 2012
Google's decision to discontinue Google Health will go into effect January 1st, 2013, permanently removing access for all existing Google Health users. drchrono, the company providing Free Electronic Health Records to physicians on the iPad, has created a seamless replacement for Google Health. "We're committed to the idea of giving patients control of their health data and being able to manage this data from doctors and other sources in one place," explained drchrono Cofounder and CEO, Michael Nusimow.
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December 19, 2012
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has announced updates to its Common Security Framework (CSF) related to Stage 2 meaningful use, mobile devices and more. It has also unveiled new enhancements to its CSF assessment tool.
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December 06, 2012
A new report shedding light on the challenges data breaches pose for the healthcare industry finds that the annual number of breaches continues to trend upward, and also could come with a nearly $7 billion price tag.
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December 05, 2012
Peter Tippett, chief medical officer and vice president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions predicted coming change in healthcare as vast as the PC revolution. Verizon will be there to handle data, privacy and analysis, he told his audience Tuesday at the 2012 mHealth Summit.
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