Safe Use of Health IT: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides
Jul21

Safe Use of Health IT: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides

Patient safety is an organizational responsibility. But concern over the astonishing rate of development and adoption of EHRs in recent years has also provided potential for risk and safety issues.

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HHS Report: IG Vital to a Cyber-secure Future in Healthcare
Jun22

HHS Report: IG Vital to a Cyber-secure Future in Healthcare

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force’s long-awaited “Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Health Care Industry” highlights the importance of IG competencies to help the healthcare industry address cybersecurity concerns.

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Information Integrity in Ambulatory Care
Jun15

Information Integrity in Ambulatory Care

Larger healthcare organizations have started to embrace IG, but the smaller ambulatory care providers are still easing their way into the process. Healthcare organizations, no matter how big or small, need to implement information governance as a way to ensure information integrity.

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A Simple API: Will it solve healthcare’s interoperability problems?
May22

A Simple API: Will it solve healthcare’s interoperability problems?

In the near future, as integration becomes easier and migration to the healthcare cloud continues its acceleration, the average health system’s portfolio of digital health offerings is likely to become expansive. Health systems should focus on proper information governance principles now.

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WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Put Organizations on Alert
May19

WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Put Organizations on Alert

A chord of fear has been struck in many organizations—both healthcare and others—after the ransomware attacks that occurred last week that infected more than 200,000 computers across 150 different countries.

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Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions have a Profound Impact on the need for IG
Apr20

Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions have a Profound Impact on the need for IG

Mergers and acquisitions will continue to occur at an accelerated pace in 2017. Putting your IG process in place now will help your organization get ahead of the challenges they bring.

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