Blog

By Jeff Rowe 11:43 am March 16, 2015
In short: Where do private interests end and public interests begin?
By Ken Willett 10:11 am March 16, 2015
With the sources of patient data expanding to include big data, a unified approach to data management facilitates the integration of conventional structured data with more challenging forms of semi- and unstructured data.
By Bonnie Cassidy 08:37 am March 13, 2015
To the average person, ICD-10 might sound like the cataloging number one uses to locate a piece of furniture in an IKEA warehouse. But it's something that impacts all of us as patients, even if many don't realize it.
By Chris Bowen 08:34 am March 13, 2015
Even with the most experienced security professional on staff, many organizations lack the tools, defensive systems, monitors, dashboards and manpower to really know what's going on in their networks at any given moment.
By Carl Natale 02:52 pm March 12, 2015
No, I'm not saying another delay of ICD-10 implementation is imminent. But this is the time to worry.
By Tod Ferran 12:15 pm March 11, 2015
Just because your EHR system is compliant with HIPAA security standards, that does not mean your organization as a whole is fully compliant. Here are some specific actions you should take to protect patient information.
By John Halamka 09:12 am March 11, 2015
IT leaders should focus on a variation on SaaS, which John Halamka, MD, calls "Outcomes as a Service." Software and hardware are one component, but the combination of business processes, people, and technology work in concert to achieve a desired result.
By Jeff Rowe 11:50 am March 09, 2015
Following the devastating tornado of May 22, 2011, which shattered the city of Joplin, MO, a new hospital has risen from the wreckage.
By Ryan Nelson 01:42 pm March 05, 2015
Parallel to rising interest in wearable tech is mounting criticism that these devices put consumer data at risk.
By Brian Braun 07:26 am March 05, 2015
Prior to having access to the HIE, it took 24-48 hours for LTPACs to get information about recently-discharged patients.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter