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Can healthcare benefit from digital virtual assistants?

May 30, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

Anyone familiar with internet culture might know what an avatar is in this...

Practices should stay aware of new cyberthreats

May 30, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

The new and varied types of threats that might appear to challenge medical...

How do healthcare records compare to other forms of digital security? Not well, says study

May 29, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

Some of the dangers that affect healthcare IT may indeed also be felt in...

Keeping older patients in touch with their health data

May 27, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

The more control the elderly have over their own healthcare records and...

ICD-10 delay leads to adjustments for code expectations

May 27, 2014
Healthcare IT

Even though it has been months since the official deadline for ICD-10...

Government determines HHS has sufficient cybersecurity in place

May 27, 2014
Compliance

According to a recent release from the government, the department of Health and...

Are there special HIPAA rules for athletes?

May 23, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

While all patients should have access to the same high level of treatment, some...

Could public review sites be useful in tracking diseases?

May 23, 2014
Healthcare IT

New York City has recently been plagued by food poisoning, and the Centers for...

Surescripts reports 1 billion electronic prescriptions in 2013

May 22, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

According to a report done by one particular health information company, the...

Physical copies of records scattered to wind in Missouri

May 21, 2014
Healthcare IT

With all of the reasons to convert to electronic health/medical records, one of...

The possible benefits of a government health IT security center

May 21, 2014
Healthcare IT

Could the FDA, FCC, and ONC all be moving toward creating a special, federal...

Can medical insurance data be useful to the government in case of an emergency?

May 19, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

The New York Times recently featured an article about a possible additional use...

American Telemedicine Association releases guidelines for public comment

May 19, 2014
Healthcare IT

Even though it is just in the draft stage, the recent guidelines released by...

What does proper function mean to health IT?

May 16, 2014
Healthcare IT

FierceHealthIT recently chronicled an interesting disparity when it comes to...

What practices need to know about ACOs and EMRs

May 15, 2014
Healthcare IT

Do accountable care organizations have special challenges to meet when it comes...

Facilitating costs for converting records at rural hospitals

May 14, 2014
Healthcare IT

While any hospital may experience difficulties in the electronic health record...

Light discipline for those involved in faking VA records

May 14, 2014
Compliance

There are more than enough difficulties facing medical records that actually...

Can EHRs help healthcare companies reduce necessary testing?

May 14, 2014
Healthcare IT

While switch over to an electronic health records system could be costly for a...

When access to records becomes a matter of stability

May 14, 2014
Healthcare IT

Ease of electronic health records can be necessary for all kinds of patients,...

Meaningful Use still out of reach for many hospitals

May 13, 2014
Healthcare IT

The stress of meeting meaningful use (MU) guidelines may come from a...

Preparing for future changes in health IT's status quo

May 10, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

Medical professionals need to be ready for the changes that might come as more...

Nearly $5 million fine for massive New York HIPAA violation

May 09, 2014
Healthcare IT

Four years ago, a Columbia University physician exposed personal electronic...

Alaskan legislators show signs of greater telehealth use

May 08, 2014
Healthcare IT

With the passing of a recent bill, the state of Alaska has a motion that may...

Massachusetts also struggling with its state health exchange

May 08, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

In addition to Oregon before it, Massachusetts might also renounce its...

Government determines possible ramifications of big data on healthcare

May 07, 2014
Healthcare IT

The White House's recently released report "Big Data: Seizing Opportunities,...

When are medical records expensive for the patient?

May 06, 2014
Compliance

With medical litigation support services engaged, healthcare practices might...

Boston to test legal e-filing program

May 06, 2014
Compliance

The announcement of a pilot program in the state of Massachusetts that will...

Could Microsoft's new changes be troublesome for health IT?

May 05, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

Microsoft has been the source of two different recent scares recently when it...

Weakly protected EMRs lead to complications for Boston Medical Center

May 05, 2014
Healthcare Consulting

The difficulty of keeping electronic medical records safely protected can lead...

New ICD-10 deadline is October 1, 2015, says CMS

May 02, 2014
Healthcare IT

Although the date of the next ICD-10 deadline was part of the delay announced...