July 18, 2012
Blue Chip Patient Recruitment (BCPR), a division of Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide, has released a white paper to announce the results of its 2012 mobile healthcare technology survey.
July 13, 2012
With the goal of strengthening its technology investment to transform healthcare, benefits and other services for America's veterans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has renewed its commitment to Microsoft Corp., entering into a five-year Enterprise Agreement, which will provide the flexibility to best suit users' needs and help optimize the department's technology spend. The comprehensive agreement gives the VA access to all Microsoft's current and emerging technologies, including Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft System Center 2012, Bing Maps, the full suite of Microsoft Visual Studio developer tools, and numerous other products and services, spanning from the desktop to the datacenter and including mobile devices.
July 12, 2012
AlliedHIE (www.alliedhie.com) and ICA (www.icainformatics.com), a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables care coordination and health information exchange (HIE), announced today that a live DIRECT and Health Information Services Provider (HISP) network has been established under AlliedHIE’s management, known as Allied-DIRECT. In Pennsylvania, the live environment will enable AlliedHIE to begin recruiting physicians and other providers to sign up for secure DIRECT interactions with each other as part of the statewide DIRECT grant program recently established by the Pennsylvania eHealth Collaborative (PAeHC). Pennsylvania’s grant program provides DIRECT free for the first year to physicians.
July 10, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) will help small providers who use smart phones and other mobile devices learn how to easily secure them using simple steps explained in plain language.
June 19, 2012
As threat risks continue to grow for mobile devices in healthcare -- think thumb drives, smartphones, tablets and laptops -- the pressure to mitigate these risks is being put on the providers. The folks at ID Experts believe now is the time to assess your mobile strategy and take charge of PHI.
June 15, 2012
Respondents to a 2011 AMN Healthcare survey indicate that healthcare professions are increasingly taking advantage of social media and mobile devices for job searching purposes and shifting away from some traditional job search methods.
June 14, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will help small providers who use smart phones and other mobile devices learn how to easily secure them using simple steps explained in plain language.
June 13, 2012
London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital (GOSH) is making a major shift towards integrating Apple technology – benefiting staff and patients. A key project has been in Cardiology where clinicians now use iPads and iMacs for instant access to 3D images of patients’ hearts while planning for surgery, or even in theatre.
June 12, 2012
At this point, the trend toward cloud-computing is strong, even though some are still skeptical of its "chaotic" use and its ability to meet the needs of health IT professionals. Mariano Maluf, CTO at Atlanta-based GNAX, says now is the time to strongly consider the cloud -- while keeping some basic tips in mind.
June 05, 2012
There’s a big problem with mHealth, and that problem is the same one that gets in the way with everything aimed at improving health in our country: Us.
May 24, 2012
Even as they promise better health and easier care delivery, wireless medical devices carry significant security risks. And the situation is only getting trickier as more and more devices come with commercial operating systems that are both Internet-connected and susceptible to attack.
May 23, 2012
The White House on Wednesday unveiled what it called a "sweeping shift to mobile," an initiative aimed at accelerating efforts to make new and useful services available to consumers on their mobile devices.
May 23, 2012
As we continue the journey to protect corporate data that is accessed from personal mobile devices, we're developing increasingly rigorous policies that rebalance individual preferences with corporate compliance requirements.
May 21, 2012
Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of mobile and Web-based clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced today that its founder, CEO & Vice Chairman, Donato Tramuto, was recognized as one of The Boston Globe's 12 most innovative people in Massachusetts for 2012 for founding the nonprofit organization Health eVillages. This innovators list is part of The Boston Globe's annual Globe 100 List, and selects the state's 12 best innovators in every key industry whose efforts and organizations help to bolster the state's economy.
May 14, 2012
Although data encryption is becoming a valuable option to protect against breached PHI, certain myths and misconceptions about it still exists, according to a new report by WinMagic Data Security. The report outlines and debunks seven common myths about data encryption.
May 11, 2012
LEAD Technologies, Inc. has released two new LEADTOOLS add-on products for multi-platform and mobile device application development: Document HTML5 Module and Medical HTML5 Module. These products not only keep up with the latest in web development trends, but also provide LEADTOOLS imaging technology to a much broader spectrum of programmers targeting mobile devices and non-Windows platforms.
May 09, 2012
ONC's Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO) has published a "Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information," which aims to help physicians, nurses and IT staff better understand how the safety of patient data is essential to meaningful use of electronic health records and mobile devices.
May 09, 2012
Centrify Corporation, the leading provider of security and compliance solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems, mobile devices and applications using Active Directory, today announced that Baptist Health South Florida has deployed its Centrify Suite for centralizing user management as well as improving password and access management policies for all facilities within their regional network.
May 09, 2012
Kaiser Permanente announced today the launch of its iOS health management app, available free of charge in the Apple iTunes store.
May 08, 2012
I was chatting with a friend the other day about how to get people’s attention in this information-overload age, and we decided that the use of buzz words was a critical component of success. So I decided to test this catchy title and see if it leads to any more reader traffic than I usually get.