Florida Law Aims To Tighten Data Security
Florida's new data privacy law increases security accountability for all enterprises; healthcare providers could face greater burden to protect patients' personal information.
Don't Set The CISO Up To Fail
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.
UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
ICD-10 Delay: Organizations Prep For New Deadline
Healthcare organizations are taking advantage of the delay in a variety of ways, such as training more staff, improving documentation integrity, and conducting more robust testing, according to a survey.
23andme, FDA Walk Toward Reconciliation
Seven months after the FDA told the Google-backed 23andme to stop marketing health results to customers, the government agency agreed to accept the company's first premarket notification report.
EHR Proliferation Hurts Physician Workflow
Doctors are being forced to pull data out of multiple EMRs -- plus use phones and pagers -- to care for patients. This context switching slows down work and frustrates the goal of electronic health data.
Analytics Help Patients Follow Doctors' Orders
Community Health Plan of Washington's most vulnerable patients are doing a better job of sticking to their treatment plans -- thanks to big data, analytics, and hospital partner Health Integrated.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Healthcare
Health IT appears to be a good way to make a living, as nearly two-thirds of staff and managers say they're satisfied with compensation, benefits, and other aspects of their jobs.
EHRs Move Into Assisted Living Centers
Assisted living centers find electronic health records help them accommodate residents with more complex care needs and the staffing needed to serve them.
When Is Anonymous Data Really Anonymous?
Confusion over the standards for anonymous data, or deidentification of data, damages adoption of mHealth apps, curtails innovation, and could generate needless extra laws.
9 Mobile Apps To Get You Fit
With more than 100,000 mobile health apps available today, you need help sorting through the fitness contenders. Consider these nine apps.