Benjamin Harris

Benjamin "Benzo" Harris is a contributing writer to Healthcare IT News and former new media producer for HIMSS Media. Follow him on Twitter: @BenzoHarris.

AMIA encourages NIH to fund FHIR for interoperability and research
By Benjamin Harris 03:51 pm November 26, 2019
By investing in R&D for the HL7 spec, the National Institutes of Health can boost the utility of EHR data for research, and encourage other clinical innovations, the informatics group says.
By Benjamin Harris 11:27 am November 21, 2019
Developing tools to separate and automatically control Internet of Things traffic is one important way to safeguard medical device security.
By Benjamin Harris 01:54 pm October 21, 2019
Email cyberattackers frequently use certain keywords in their subject lines, according to Proofpoint, and tend to send their salvos at certain advantageous times of day.
By Benjamin Harris 12:12 pm October 21, 2019
The agency worked for two years with the certification company on a cooperative research project that highlights the value of standards for connected devices and IoMT.
By Benjamin Harris 11:00 am October 10, 2019
By enabling board members to review clinical trial treatment options virtually, assessment time can be reduced from 14 days to four, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
By Benjamin Harris 10:27 am September 24, 2019
Chief information security officers might not consider it a badge of honor to have presided over a data breach. But many organizations are prioritizing hiring CISOs with experience in managing them.
VA launches new innovation center
By Benjamin Harris 04:04 pm September 17, 2019
Based in Palo Alto, the VA hopes to use the area’s high-tech cred to make advances in health IT.
Securing remote devices more important than ever
By Benjamin Harris 12:05 pm September 16, 2019
Connected devices make healthcare easier but invite plenty of problems. Here’s what CIOs and CISOs need to do.
By Benjamin Harris 11:24 am September 03, 2019
For much of the history of modern medicine, the model has been that patients go to the hospital or physician to receive treatment. This works well when all of the tools needed to solve a health problem are concentrated in one location.
AI’s future in healthcare is not entirely rosy
By Benjamin Harris 11:58 am August 23, 2019
Numerous challenges will hinder AI growth in healthcare unless the industry improves, a new scientific report finds.

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