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ClearData earns new HITRUST cert for cloud security offerings

ClearData's recent certification for HITRUST Common Security Framework Version 9.1 will further improve its ability to help healthcare clients maintain some three-dozen complex privacy and security controls, officials said. By achieving HITRUST C...

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Arnot Health uses secure texting to slash ED door-to-floor times by 36 percent

Qliq secure texting app. Credit: YouTube Bed turnover is important, both to the hospital and the patient. Consumers need to be treated by clinicians at the appropriate level of care as soon as possible, and hospitals depend on operational efficie...

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Community Health Systems under scrutiny for EHRs, meaningful use

In a brief mention contained in its Form 10-Q, filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, publicly-traded Community Health Systems revealed that it is facing a "civil investigative demand" related to its "adoption of ele...

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Why are US, Australia, UK health orgs still wrangling with legacy fax machines?

Fax machines are still prominent enough in U.S. healthcare that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma just this week challenged developers to create new tools that could help doctors do away with faxing.  The issue of linge...

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Information security is a social responsibility: What CISOs and infosec pros can do now

Hackers are becoming more sophisticated at the same time the cybersecurity talent pool is shrinking. That matters more than ever. Simply put, health data impacts people's lives. And even as hospitals are investing large amounts of money and effor...

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Apple health exec says hospitals are at a convergence point

Apple's clinical and health informatics lead, Ricky Bloomfield, MD, said on Wednesday that health IT is at a unique period in time. "We have the convergence of the technology required, with the regulatory pieces in the 21st Century Cures Act...

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OpenEMR patches security bugs that put millions of patient records at risk

A sample screen snap of authentication logs. Researchers found OpenEMR vulnerabilities easily let anyone bypass the patient portal authentication with unrestricted upload errors. Millions of patient records were potentially left vulnerable t...

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Information security is a social responsibility: What CISOs and infosec pros can do now

Hackers are becoming more sophisticated at the same time the cybersecurity talent pool is shrinking. That matters more than ever. Simply put, health data impacts people's lives. And even as hospitals are investing large amounts of money and effor...

read more >

OpenEMR patches security bugs that put millions of patient records at risk

A sample screen snap of authentication logs. Researchers found OpenEMR vulnerabilities easily let anyone bypass the patient portal authentication with unrestricted upload errors. Millions of patient records were potentially left vulnerable t...

read more >

Apple health exec says hospitals are at a convergence point

Apple's clinical and health informatics lead, Ricky Bloomfield, MD, said on Wednesday that health IT is at a unique period in time. "We have the convergence of the technology required, with the regulatory pieces in the 21st Century Cures Act...

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How can women in health IT succeed? Confidence, persistence and resilience

Women in health IT face a number of challenges in the industry, from pay disparity to low numbers of women in the boardroom. In fact, a recent Rock Health survey found that more than half of women expect it will take 25 years or more to achieve gende...

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NHS units to deploy Allscripts EPR

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s board has approved a full business case that will see the organization deploy Allscripts' Sunrise EPR.  A recent KLAS Research report looking at the 2017 global EPR market share noted that the ...

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