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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/30/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Bash bug is everywhere, including in medical devices. The industry must be better prepared to protect itself and patients.By Mac McMillan CEO, CynergisTek, 9/29/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Expect the pace of innovation to pick up as healthcare providers increasingly leverage IT to improve patient care, make competitive gains, and save costs.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/29/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Policy changes and consumer pressures have spurred huge changes in health IT. Take a look back at how we got here -- and where we're going.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/29/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Silicon Valley is obsessed with data collection, including personal data. But for health and fitness monitoring technologies, the real goal must be meaningful health results.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/25/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cyber security breaches point to a bigger problem than inadequate security technology or processes. They point to failed leadership and governance strategies.By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 9/23/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
After four successive quarters of loss, Weight Watchers asks CTO Dan Crowe to transform the company into a sleek, digital mobile health-app startup.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/22/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
No HIPAA violation case has ever gone to court, for interesting reasons. Here's advice on avoiding violations in the first place.By Stephen Treglia Legal Counsel, Absolute Software, 9/16/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
EHRs must do much more than simply replace paper charts. By enhancing them with personal health record features, we can create a new tool that deepens patient engagement.By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 9/16/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hackers breached a HealthCare.gov test server, reportedly affecting no records, but the repercussions could spread across many medical organizations.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/6/201418 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/201414 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Healthcare Data Breaches Cost More Than You ThinkHealthcare providers just don't get it. They refuse to see the need to fully secure their protected health information from unauthorized users -- and from authorized users who abuse their access privileges. As a result, they don't allocate enough budgetary resources for securing medical data.
IT Salary Survey 2014: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.