By Matt Fisher – Debates around the privacy of healthcare data have been raging for years. The flames were fanned to new heights after an arrangement between Google and Ascension Health was revealed.
Posts on EHRs, software, hardware devices, Health Information Exchanges (HIE/HIO), EHR Adoption, Personal Health Information (PHI) and PHRs
By Andy Aroditis – Accurate patient identification is fundamental component to safe care delivery. Yet, providers remain daunted by EHR systems that contain errors and fail to communicate or transmit information effectively.
By John Halamka MD – After nearly 25 years in Boston, I’m beginning a new journey at Mayo Clinic in the role of president, Mayo Clinic Platform. Many colleagues have asked me about the transition.
On our 4th annual Current and Future State of Interoperability, our moderator and panelists discuss two complimentary access rules that look to move the entire industry to full-scale Interoperability. Register today!
By Bennett Lauber – The capacity of the human brain to process information has remained not changed—even as the number of types of users for software-based Internet connected devices has increased at an exponential rate.
Virtual eLearning for eligible hospitals and eligible professional. Register today for these free webinars focusing on health IT adoption. Check back each week for new events.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of November that we think deserve sharing again.
By Clyde Hewitt – Breaking news – ransomware is significantly disrupting healthcare organizations. This headline should appear flippant to senior leaders, especially when we are receiving weekly reports of yet another healthcare organization falling victim.
By Art Gross – Isn’t it wonderful how technology has made medical care more accessible? Not only can medical professionals be mobile and go TO their patients, but patients can now take ownership via apps and devices…
By Abhinav Shashank – When the concept of a digital hospital came into the picture, the initial goal was to shift physician practices from a paper-based approach to a more flexible electronic health record systems.
By Art Gross – The American Cancer Society deals with illness of the human sort, but recently they had to deal with another kind of toxic plague silently taking over. On the outside, things looked fine. But on the inside, there was a silent plague.
By Matt Fisher – Privacy of health information is receiving a significant spotlight as a result of big technology companies moving into the healthcare industry. While Amazon and Microsoft seem to slip past many headlines, Google is not in the same boat.
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