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Survey: Healthcare Orgs Not Taking Mobile Security Seriously Enough

October 25, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
More than half (56 percent) of healthcare professionals believe their organization could be doing more to educate employees on HIPAA compliance and the rules around sharing protected health information.

FDA, Hospitals Work to Improve Data Collection about Medical Devices

October 25, 2016  |  Heather Landi
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is looking to improve the way it works with hospitals to modernize and streamline data collection, specifically safety data, about medical devices.

At MIT Conference, Economists and Healthcare Leaders Take a Deep Dive into Health IT

October 24, 2016  |  Heather landi
During a recent health innovations conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), faculty, researchers and clinicians addressed the challenges confronting the healthcare industry and the tools being brought to bear to address those challenges.

Kansas Health Information Network Expands its Network across State Lines

October 24, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
The Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) has announced that it is expanding its horizons, and is now connected to Health Information Exchange Texas (HIETexas).

Mayo Clinic, ASU Partner for Medical Education, Healthcare Innovation

October 24, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
The Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University have announced a partnership centered on transforming medical education and healthcare in the U.S. through a variety of innovation efforts.

Employer-Purchasers Get In on the Analytics Act

October 22, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
The HR directors at major U.S. corporations, impatient over the pace of healthcare change, are pushing ahead to leverage analytics to figure out how much value providers and health plans are bringing to the system

Imaging IT: “The Cart or the Horse”

October 21, 2016  |  Joe Marion
The 3 main stake holders (Strategy, Clinical, and IT)must come together to create an effective imaging IT solution for multi-facility IDN's

Optimizing Clinician Communications in Southern California

October 20, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
At Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California, Scott Raymond, R.N. has been leading an initiative that has helped to optimize clinician communications processes

ONC Pilot Projects Focus on Using, Sharing Patient-Generated Health Data

October 19, 2016  |  Heather Landi
Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has announced two pilot demonstrations with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to determine how patient-generated health data can be used by care teams and researchers.

In MACRA Final Rule, Health IT’s Role Looms Large

October 18, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
With the release of the MACRA final rule last week, healthcare leaders quickly turned to look at the regulation’s many provisions that directly relate to the use of certified EHR technology and more broadly, health information technology.

The MACRA Final Rule: More Options for MDs, More To-Do’s for IT Leaders

October 18, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
Initial responses to the release of the MACRA final rule have mostly been positive—and in any case point to more to-do’s on the to-do lists of healthcare IT leaders

Mount Sinai Hospital Announces Digital Health Partnerships

October 17, 2016  |  Heather Landi
New York City-based Mount Sinai Hospital announced last week two partnership with digital health and health IT companies aimed at improving care management for chronic disease patients and improving the patient experience.
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