Current Headlines

  1. Handheld Device May Offer Relief From Psoriasis
    9/12/2014

    New Hand-held device uses phototherapy to treat psoriasis, eczema, and vitiligo. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Homeland Security Selects Cloud-Based EHR For Detention Facilities
    9/12/2014

    Homeland Security selects eClinicalWorks to provide electronic health record platform for its 23 detention centers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. 6,000 Medical Records Taken From California Hospital
    9/12/2014

    Former hospital employee takes admission logs out of California hospital, causing a breach of 6,000 records. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. CyberRX: Health Industry Cyber Threat Exercise
    9/12/2014

    A total of 750 healthcare organizations prepare to be attacked by CyberRX2.0. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. PHM, Care Coordination, And mHealth Cut Disparities
    9/12/2014

    Using innovative technologies to uncover preventative measures can lead to a better understanding of the health disparities that exist. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Apple Watch To Feature HealthKit
    9/12/2014

    Touted as Apple’s most personal device ever, Apple Watch will come enabled with HealthKit. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. The Anatomy Of A Health Data Breach
    9/11/2014

    It seems like every week there’s news of another notable health system falling victim to a security breach where patient PHI (protected health information) is exposed. In fact, according to The Washington Post, healthcare data breaches have affected more than 30 million patients to date and have resulted in millions of dollars in penalties against offending healthcare providers. This disturbing trend has hospitals, physician practices, and other healthcare facilities scared stiff. Many are re-evaluating their technology initiatives or scrutinizing their existing technology infrastructures as a result.

  8. Analytics Outweighs Accountable Care, Population Health, ICD-10 As An IT Priority, Say Health System Execs
    9/11/2014

    A new survey of senior information technology executives at some of the nation's largest health systems reveals that their top priority for IT infrastructure investment is analytics - a technology that is central to achieving the systematic quality improvements and cost reductions required by healthcare reform.

  9. Net Health Releases Data On WoundExpert's Top Seven Software Interfaces
    9/11/2014

    Net Health, the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care, recently released data on the most frequent software systems their WoundExpert EHR interfaces with in clinical settings around the country.

  10. Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative’s Quality Data Center Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification From ICSA Labs
    9/11/2014

    The Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), a non-profit pioneer and leader in healthcare delivery through health information technology, recently announced that its Quality Data Center (QDC), v. 3.0 a HIPAA-compliant modular electronic health record (EHR) solution for meeting internal and external clinical reporting requirements has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification.

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