Current Headlines

  1. Hackers Cause Of Worst Healthcare Data Breaches

    The HHS Office for Civil Rights has registered at least 89 healthcare breaches, 12 of which affected more than 50,000 people each. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Healthcare Data Needs Context

    Healthcare alliance says EHR vendors must move away from 'locked' proprietary systems. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. HIE, Advanced EMR System Make Coordinated Care A Snap

    Appropriately accessing and securely sharing a patient’s vital medical information electronically is a priority for the Boulder Medical Center. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  4. How To Entice Patients To Use Portals

    A recent survey reveals what patients want – and what’s wrong with – patient portals. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  5. Patients Rattled By Electronic Lab Results

    Nearly half of patients with access to online lab results report understanding them is difficult, a fact that could hinder the integration of patient portals. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Simplified EHR Cuts Instances Of Infection

    By using a simpler version of electronic health record, hospitals may be able to prevent the majority of infections from catheterization. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. AirStrip Raises $25M From Innovative Healthcare Leaders To Bring The Benefits Of Mobile-Enabled Healthcare To All

    AirStrip, the leading provider of mobile healthcare applications that drive clinical transformation, has raised $25M in a strategic funding round led by the Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund, Sequoia Capital and Wellcome Trust that includes some of the most influential leaders in healthcare.

  8. NextGen Healthcare Partners With North Carolina Pediatric Associates For Deployment Of Single Sign-On Solution

    NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. and leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, announced recently an agreement with North Carolina Pediatric Associates to deploy NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Practice Management and NextGen Patient Portal across its enterprise. 

  9. CHS Starts Notification Process Following Huge Breach

    A China-based hacking group stole Social Security information, as well as names, dates of births, and addresses in one of the largest healthcare breaches ever. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Associated Press Request For Documents Rejected By CMS
    8/26/2014 won't reveal records regarding security software on health website. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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