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Keshana Owens-Cody
By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm October 03, 2018
This case study shows how the Alliance for Better Health launched a referral network to help providers to ensure patients have access to housing, food, education, transportation and more.
man putting thumb on biometric reader
By Tom Sullivan 12:48 pm October 03, 2018
More than 70 percent of respondents ranked biometrics, such as fingerprinting and facial recognition, as the top choice for a unique identifier while hospital executives raised some questions.
computer login screen
By Jessica Davis 08:00 am October 03, 2018
Simulated attacks on a healthcare organization can help infosec leaders assess their security posture, but not all pen testers are created equal and not every provider is ready to be tested.
10 health tech hazards graphic
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am October 03, 2018
The prospect of hackers gaining access to remote access to networked IT systems and connected medical devices raises concerns about serious safety risks.
doctor looking on tablet at personal health records
By Healthcare IT News 12:43 pm October 02, 2018
Facilities earn the designation by using technology to optimize patient care, including EHRs, HIE, analytics, clinical decision support and more.
Vocera Minute hanging on neck of a doctor

A clinician carries a wireless voice communication badge around his neck. Credit: Vocera on YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 10:29 am October 02, 2018
This case study shows how Hardin Memorial Hospital lowered that rate from 5.6 to 2.2 percent – and improved its HCAHPS scores thanks to better communication between doctors and patients.
Justin Aronson and the search results from his website collage

Aronson built a website with public data from NIH's ClinVar archive to help labs doing genetic testing.

By Mike Miliard 08:46 am October 02, 2018
A 16-year-old high school student built a website around public data from the NIH ClinVar archive, helping clinicians advance genomic treatments, and says similar innovations depend on more freely-available data.
computer screen with data breach
By Jessica Davis 08:00 am October 02, 2018
Part one of our cyber insurance series focuses on cyber policies and how organizations need to do their homework to ensure they’re covered after a breach.
Steve Posnack speaks at the HL7 Roundtable.

Steve Posnack from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT speaking at the HL7 Roundtable on Sept. 28. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm October 01, 2018
A confluence of efforts from policymakers and tech companies – EHR vendors and consumer giants alike – have set the stage for HL7's interoperability standard to have a breakout year.
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By Jessica Davis 09:50 am October 01, 2018
Take our quick survey and we’ll report the results back so you can learn about what your peers are seeing in terms of breaches, hacks and other cybersecurity events. 

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