Current Headlines

  1. HIPAA Settlement Highlights Role Of Internet Application Safeguards
    7/27/2015

    St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s HIPAA ruling demonstrates the need to be vigilant when sharing documents. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Symptom Checker Websites Right Half The Time
    7/27/2015

    Do your patients often come in with a diagnosis they found online? If they are getting their info from an online symptom checker it may only be accurate about half the time. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. CMS Announces Flexibility In ICD-10 Claims Auditing
    7/27/2015

    The agency will reimburse for incorrectly-coded claims to ease transition. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. ACE15: Allscripts Open, Connected Community Convenes To Improve Healthcare IT
    7/25/2015

    Allscripts will host ACE15 in Boston, Mass., at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC), August 5 – 7, 2015. Allscripts employees, partners and clients will collaborate to demonstrate how the “Power of All” helps enable precision care, build healthy populations and inspire innovation.

  5. ‘Virtual Research Visits’ Show Potential
    7/24/2015

    A study by researchers from Rochester University found patients from the 23andMe Parkinson’s Research Community found great success in using telemedicine services. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Hospitals ‘Wired’ For Patient Engagement, Data Security
    7/24/2015

    The 17th Annual HealthCare’s Most Wired Survey finds the top hospitals are most concerned with engaging their patients and securing data. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Theranos Pushing Direct-To-Consumer Blood Testing
    7/24/2015

    Direct-to-consumer blood testing options will be available to 1.3 million enrollees. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Catholic Health Initiatives Selects Cerner ITWorks To Help Improve Service Delivery
    7/24/2015

    Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, was selected by Denver-based Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) to implement Cerner ITWorks℠ health information technology (IT) solutions and services to provide continuity of care across 47 hospitals and multiple clinical settings.

  9. Comments Requested On Draft Guide For Keeping Medical Information Secure On Mobile Devices
    7/23/2015

    The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a draft for public comment of the first guide in a new series of publications that will show businesses and other organizations how to improve their cybersecurity using standards-based, commercially available or open-source tools.

  10. QuantiaMD Improves Physicians’ Patient Safety Practices
    7/23/2015

    Increased confidence and better outcomes result from engaging in expert-led presentations. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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