The updated version of SHEFAA will serve as a digital communication hub between service providers and patients across the country.
The system's digital transformation achieved Stage 7 designation from the HIMSS Analytics Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity.
S4S pilot project participants noted that research requirements can affect the ability to adopt third-party apps, among other barriers to broader adoption of patient-directed data sharing.
The 2020 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey finds very tight security budgets, vast landscapes of legacy systems and only modest improvements in risk assessments and proactive measures.
The ousting comes on the heels of a joint warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, HHS and the FBI about "increased and imminent" cyber threats to hospitals.
Earlier this year, the Pennsylvania health system implemented eICU support for more than 60 rooms within a week.
The NHS-commissioned review identified digital access as a social determinant of health.
Contactless payment is now being used by nearly 80% of consumers worldwide for health and safety reasons.
Although most providers say telehealth is positively influencing clinical outcomes, many say challenges remain – from workflow to reimbursement rates.
At the American Medical Informatics Association virtual annual symposium this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci raised the possibility of registries to track which patients had received which vaccine doses.