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RFID security for hospitals requires data monitoring

Intercepting the unauthorized reading of RFID tags or information is difficult but limiting the association of these tags with patient information can mitigate the threat.

By Mitchell Parker 10:08 am July 10, 2018
The second in a four-part series looks at what healthcare providers need to do when implementing radio frequency identification because it’s not secure enough on its own.
cerner EHR partners with Lumeris
By Mike Miliard 09:47 am July 10, 2018
As part of the deal, Cerner will own a minority stake in the health plan and the two companies will co-create Maestro Advantage, billed as a tool to help health systems manage the demands of Medicare Advantage.
New CTIO at HIMSS Steve Wretling
By Mike Miliard 09:17 am July 10, 2018
Emerging technologies offer the chance for a paradigm shift in how data is processed – allowing providers to do better 'listening' to and 'understanding' patient health narratives, says HIMSS Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Steve Wretling.
Trump's Chinese tariffs threaten medical device maker costs

President Trump speaking in China in November. Photo by Thomas Peter-Pool, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 03:49 pm July 09, 2018
The medical imaging group is asking for medical devices and components to be exempt from the president’s tariffs on Chinese imports.
blockchain tech use in genomics and precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm July 09, 2018
Shivom has created what it calls a Unique Global Genome ID, designed to allow providers and researchers to more easily work with precision data and give patients ownership of their genomic information.
Phishing attack on Manitowoc County breaches PHI for 3 months
By Jessica Davis 01:02 pm July 09, 2018
Hackers hijacked an employee email account and diverted emails sent to the account to another account for which the county did not have access.

Jeff Surges, President & CEO Connecture, speaking at recent AHIP session.

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By 10:01 am July 09, 2018
The time when insurers could enroll a member and be done with engagement is as old as ATMs. That was a key takeaway from a session at last month’s AHIP Institute titled “Consumerism and Disruption.”
Next-gen enterprise imaging
By Bill Siwicki 09:33 am July 09, 2018
Experts in the imaging space predict more data, augmented intelligence and other cutting-edge features will become available in the future.
RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 08:56 am July 09, 2018
The first in a four-part series on successfully implementing radio frequency identification explains three ways the tech can improve patient experience and engagement.
apple, walmart, cerner and epic EHR moves in June
By Tom Sullivan 03:51 pm July 06, 2018
This month’s look at the tech projects your competitors are undertaking right now and other interesting moves in the EHR realm.

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