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, 9/16/20143 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, 9/16/20140 comments | 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
State health information exchanges could eventually pool patient data into a vast national database, but privacy advocates have significant concerns.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/201453 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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? By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/201413 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Technology allows researchers to discover newborns' genetic secrets, but the long-term repercussions worry some parents and privacy advocates.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/25/201416 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hackers who broke into network hospital group Community Health Systems stole non-medical customer data including credit cards, says new report.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/18/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Free electronic health record software provider says its cloud system is up again after two days of outages that affected up to one-third of its clients.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/15/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In response to customer concerns, Microsoft won't start blocking ActiveX controls in IE until September.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/13/20142 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 2014IT pros are feeling optimistic again about their careers. Raises are up, and median total compensation hit $92,000 for staffers and $120,000 for managers in 2014, according to InformationWeek's annual survey.