Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
Inside A HIPAA Breach
A business associate's breach has a serious ripple effect on one small healthcare provider.
Facebook Health? Thumbs Down
Facebook may be eyeing the healthcare space to create new communities and apps. Given Facebook's privacy history, users will be wary.
25 Years Of Health IT: Highs & Lows
IT has transformed the business of healthcare over the past quarter century. Take a look at some of the major consequences -- good and bad -- of health IT's growth.
Health IT's Future: 9 Issues To Watch
Expect the pace of innovation to pick up as healthcare providers increasingly leverage IT to improve patient care, make competitive gains, and save costs.
Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
Who Owns EHR Data?
The owners of electronic health records aren't necessarily the patients. How much control should patients have?
Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
10 Ways To Strengthen Healthcare Security
As recent hacks show, keeping a healthcare organization safe from security threats takes planning, technical expertise, and business knowledge. Has your team taken these 10 steps?
Healthcare Security: CSOs Needed
Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.
Insecure Communications Costly For Hospitals
Even one insecure text message can be expensive, as one North Carolina facility discovered. It's time for healthcare organizations to implement efficient, secure communication systems.
When Patients Fear EHR
When patients believe paper medical records are safer and more private than electronic ones, their health can suffer.
Wearables In Healthcare: Privacy Rules Needed
Johns Hopkins patient privacy violation didn't involve Google Glass or wearables but indicates why the healthcare industry must head off trouble with wearables in clinical settings.