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By Joel Barthelemy – Malcolm X said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” It’s sage advice that many clinicians might agree with. After all, a patient’s behaviors and choices today influence their well-being in the future.
By Chris Bowen – While the Capital One data breach was not targeted at the healthcare industry, characteristics of the attack have sadly become commonplace in health systems throughout the world.
By Matt Fisher – Questions around the state of privacy for healthcare and other information are being left unanswered in many regards. Many services and tools fall outside the “traditional” healthcare realm, which means HIPAA and state-level legal protections focused on…
By Roland Therriault – What will it take for unhappy physician or physician groups to find the right match? The answer, it seems, goes beyond “great technology.” Many doctors are actually on their third — or even their fourth — EHR, and they’re still not happy.
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 July that we think deserve sharing again.
By Grant Elliott – We hear about personal data breaches and cybersecurity attacks daily in the news. The California Consumer Privacy Act is one state’s answer to the outcry for individual data protection. Yes, it’s a just state law, but California has the world’s 5th largest economy and that means….
By Benjamin Kanter – On April 15, 2019, Notre Dame cathedral, the iconic and beloved monument, burned and was nearly lost in its entirety despite an enormously complex and expensive fire alarm system built exclusively to prevent such a disaster.
New Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist Episode NOW on Demand with host Dr. Nick and guests Chadi Nabhan MD & Benjamin Mazer MD.
By Janet Rae-Dupree – Now that it’s upending the way you play music, cook, shop, hear the news and check the weather, the friendly voice emanating from your Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker is poised to wriggle its way into all things health care.
By Art Gross – A potential class action lawsuit has been filed against the University of Chicago Medical Center by a former patient, claiming his and thousands of other patients’ medical records were shared with Google without authorization and without removing identifying information.
By Brenda Hopkins – Busy health systems contain complexity in workflow variations and transitions, from appointment scheduling and authorizations to referrals and transitions for additional service. Barriers to efficient workflows include poor usable design of technology for…
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