Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/29/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/28/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Bipartisan Senate Appropriations Committee wants an investigation into poor interoperability, possible "information blocking" in electronic health records.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/26/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/23/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The FDA's reluctance to overregulate medical apps opens a pitfall for healthcare organizations that innovate too far ahead of the curve.
By Stephanie Kreml , 7/23/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Pharma giant boosts efficiency, reduces outsourcing labor with in-house technology that discovers and produces electronic information for legal purposes.By Jonathan Malz Litigation Attorney, Novo Nordisk, 7/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Federation of State Medical Boards and American Medical Association telemedicine standards provide a good starting point, but their definitions are too narrow.By Jeremy Johnson & Catie Bitzan Amundsen , 7/17/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Oregon's exchange has shut down, sending its workload to HealthCare.gov, and at least two others are keeping this option open for the next enrollment period that starts in November.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 7/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Electronic medical records help healthcare organizations improve patient care, but lack of standardization could cause safety and security problems.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/14/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple Health and Google Fit have spurred a surge of interest in health apps. Here's what developers need to understand about HIPAA compliance.By Jason Wang Founder & CEO, TrueVault, 7/11/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Since 2013, complaints to the Department of Health and Human Services have risen regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/8/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT Salary Survey 2014: NetworkingData center managers make slightly more than networking professionals, with middle-aged men on the coasts faring best. Both staff and management are optimistic about their career paths.