Report: Healthcare Still Unprepared for Cybersecurity Attacks

Providers are facing an increasing number of attempts to compromise data, and often fall prey to these attempts, according to a recent survey.

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Trusted Health IT and IT-as-a-Service: A Prescription for Change

Some healthcare providers are turning to “IT-as-a-Service” as a way to supplement their IT staff. The move is necessary in order to better support high maintenance EHRs and ensure health information privacy and security remains intact.

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Telemedicine Set for a Boom; Barriers to Adoption Emerge

Telemedicine, defined by one study as video consultations with physicians, is poised to experience significant growth between now and 2018, according to a Parks Associates report. But Ease of use issues with telemedicine technologies will continue to be barriers to adoption for both patients and healthcare professionals, researchers warn.

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WEDI Summit Panel Talks mHealth Trends, Patient Empowerment

Mobile health (mHealth) devices and smartphone apps have drawn regulatory attention and concern among health information management (HIM) and privacy and security professionals. But what does the future of mHealth hold for HIM professionals, patients, and clinicians?

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Business ‘Incubators’ Fuel Health IT Growth

The influx of the health IT industry under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) helped launch the health IT incubator movement, which has given rise to dozens of health IT startups.

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