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Hospital executive with doctors
By Erin McCann 10:06 am June 13, 2014
As anyone who's ever worked for IT security can attest, the job is no walk in the park. New threats, compliance mandates, vulnerabilities and updates are constant. But with strong leadership, and a culture of compliance and responsibility to match, many healthcare organizations have shown it can be done right -- and well.
IBM headquarters
By Erin McCann 10:51 am June 11, 2014
With its sights set on a Department of Defense deal, technology giant IBM announced Tuesday it was teaming up with EHR behemoth Epic Systems to compete for the DoD Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract. The DHMSM is slated to replace the current Military Health System and will serve some 9.7 million beneficiaries.
Private property sign on fence
By Erin McCann 10:36 am June 04, 2014
Healthcare's all about the patients, right? But far too often, there's a disconnect -- the idea that the care ends when the patient exits the building or a diagnosis is made, the idea that clinical deals with clinical and information technology deals with IT.
By Evan Schuman 10:29 am June 04, 2014
As the Cleveland Clinic adds its prestigious name to the hospital groups that have embraced next-generation medical kiosks, healthcare IT executives are wrestling with the powerful pros and cons of such a move.
By Erin McCann 03:49 pm May 29, 2014
Kaiser Permanente's Jim Doggett knows a little something about privacy and security risk management.
By Erin McCann 02:27 pm May 29, 2014
Healthcare organizations are charged with safekeeping some of the most personal and sensitive information on individuals who come to receive care.
By Mike Moran 08:38 am May 28, 2014
When it comes to privacy and security, healthcare IT leaders have their hands full. The Privacy & Security Forum, which will take place in San Diego, will help healthcare organizations address these challenges and mitigate risk throughout their organizations.
Illustration of analytics concept
By Neil Versel 08:20 am May 22, 2014
In this age of big data, analytics in healthcare has expanded from business intelligence and revenue-cycle management to clinical care.
Jim Doggett
By Erin McCann 06:05 am May 14, 2014
Kaiser Permanente's Jim Doggett talks about the policies and practices that go into the planning of a secure environment.
By Mike Miliard 01:00 am May 01, 2014
Encouraged by the patient engagement spurred by giants such as Geisinger and the VA who've taken part, Kaiser Permanente Northwest and eight other health systems in the region have signed on to OpenNotes -- the first widespread adoption of the data sharing program.

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