Wendy Almeida

biggest healthcare breaches 2017
By Wendy Almeida 05:59 am December 06, 2017
Healthcare proved itself a lucrative target for hackers in 2016, and so far 2017 is unfortunately following suit. This gallery highlights some of the biggest breaches in healthcare -- and points to mistakes to avoid in the future.
mergers acquisitions health IT
By Wendy Almeida 06:32 am November 20, 2017
Keep up with the mergers and acquisitions occurring in healthcare information technology with this regularly updated gallery.
artificial intelligence solving problems in healthcare
By Wendy Almeida 06:03 am November 09, 2017
The adoption of artificial intelligence in healthcare is on the rise and solving a variety of problems for patients, hospitals and the healthcare industry overall.
AI partnerships in healthcare
By Wendy Almeida 06:35 am November 08, 2017
Companies and orgs are teaming up to develop AI and workflows to put the tech to the best use possible for patients. Here's how they're doing it.
Patient engagement
By Wendy Almeida 10:00 am October 04, 2017
EHRs, hospitals and apps are seeing an uptick in tech to foster better patient engagement with their healthcare providers. Here are a few of the latest integrations to connect patients and doctors.
passwords keeping data safe?
By Wendy Almeida 08:55 am September 15, 2017
As health organizations work to stay ahead of cybercriminals, approaches are moving beyond passwords to secure systems.
Health IT solving problems
By Wendy Almeida 11:19 am August 24, 2017
In this gallery, we look at how six companies dealt with a major problem -- from security breaches, EHR implementation snafus, mitigating medication errors to general organizational communication -- and figured out how to get back on track. Hint: Not all of the solutions were high tech.
By Wendy Almeida 10:01 am August 14, 2017
Speculation about Amazon and Apple positioning themselves to enter the EHR market has been based on acquisitions of companies and talent recently. With an EHR market that is ripe for disruption, will the tech giants take the leap?
cloud security in healthcare
By Wendy Almeida 02:01 pm July 28, 2017
The cloud’s flexibility is appealing for workflow efficiency and innovation with sharing research, streamlining patient records and developing new payment models. Using a vendor offers more options but others have developed an in-house option.
By Wendy Almeida 02:42 pm June 29, 2017
Integrating EHRs into many types of workflows for clinicians and patients requires creative thinking and a lot of communication among staff responsible for rolling out the functionality.

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