EMR Data Theft Booming
Fraud resulting from exposure of electronic medical records has risen from 3% in 2008 to 7% in 2009, a 112% increase, researcher says.
Data Dupes Prompt HIT Overspending
Redundant health data hosted by multiple providers could be costing hundreds of thousands of dollars in health IT overexpenditures, analyst says.
Google Bike Maps? Fuhgeddaboudit
New search service sends New York cyclists into prohibited lanes and onto streets filled with careening trucks and crazed cabbies.
Kaiser Permanente Finishes EMR Rollout
The health insurer will continue to tweak its electronic medical records system to comply with the federal government's upcoming meaningful use criteria.
Iatric Introduces Health Data Tool
The patient portal provides online access to electronic health records and can be integrated with Google Health and Microsoft Healthvault.
HIMSS: Meaningful Use Goes Over The Top
Remember the regulatory rash that broke out several years ago, when every software vendor had just the balm for your HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, and other compliance problems?
HIMSS: Healthcare Technology Roundup
At the HIMSS healthcare IT show, HIT vendors and medical pros reviewed the latest in clinical equipment, electronic health records systems, and more.
Cisco Launches Telemedicine Platform
HealthPresence merges Cisco Telepresence and call center technology with digital diagnostic devices, allowing healthcare providers to assess and treat patients many miles away.
Health IT Jobs Hard To Fill
CIOs report they're finding it hard to recruit IT talent with the skills to work on EMRs and physician order entry systems.