Cloud computing

By Eric Wicklund 11:04 am October 06, 2015
HIPAA was passed before smartphones, tablets and many of today's medical devices were commonplace and, according to one industry association representing app developers, the law has since become more barrier than boon to information access.
By Jack McCarthy 10:27 am October 05, 2015
The new company will deliver Coding InSight to help customers improve efficiency and optimize risk scoring, officials said.
Stressed man
By Mike Miliard 03:50 pm September 30, 2015
Phishing is much more than just a creatively-misspelled word. It's a key motivator for health organizations' increased focus on security. In fact, says one HIMSS researcher, it's the "number one thing that keeps CISOs up at night."
data security lock
By Bernie Monegain 09:58 am September 25, 2015
Global spending on information security will reach $75.4 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.7 percent over 2014, according to analyst firm Gartner. Driving the spending are government initiatives, increased legislation and high-profile data breaches.
By Erin McCann 11:02 am September 23, 2015
An insurance claims management company that reportedly failed to encrypt its data is in hot water after an IT professional uncovered detailed medical records of some 1.5 million people from its database online.
Doctor looking at blood pressure screen
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am September 22, 2015
About 9 percent of patients who are over the age of 50 may be candidates for more aggressive treatment of hypertension, according to cloud-based EHR company athenahealth.
Stack of coins
By Bernie Monegain 09:41 am September 22, 2015
The creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant, a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record system, has closed a $38 million Series E financing, bringing total capital raised to approximately $87 million.
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am September 14, 2015
Huron Consulting Group announced today it plans it will acquire Cloud62, a fast-growing firm specializing in complex implementations and related cloud-based applications.
Keyhole and computer code
By Mike Miliard 05:45 am September 11, 2015
A recent security report by Microsoft finds that, even when cloaked in encryption technology, "an alarming amount of sensitive information can be recovered" from electronic medical record databases.
IBM Watson
By Eric Wicklund 10:31 am September 10, 2015
Big Blue continues building on its supercomputer with tools that with Apple, pilot projects and new deals to advance the platform for entrepreneurs and healthcare providers.

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