Contact-free sensors, CDS platforms and even a video game are part of the digital health arsenal deployed to battle this deadly condition.
Healthcare information and security officers are leading efforts to avoid cyberattacks through training and tools as 81% of healthcare executives say that their organizations’ systems have been compromised during the past two years.
Healthcare professionals are demonstrating a better understanding of HIPAA compliance measures, just in time for the phase 2 OCR HIPAA audits.
Between project development and technical steps, EHR replacement projects should take a slow and steady approach.
Protecting Employees’ Health Data
Optimizing block scheduling for hospital operating rooms is a potential cost savings for health systems. Having the right tools and the right data is imperative.
- Interoperability, connectedness and reciprocity, which is "undeveloped." Patients can't connect self-monitoring data to a doctor's EHR; the systems don't capture medication refill rates or patient reports of side effects. Moreover, with 160 different medication adherence apps available, creating a system to connect all of them to EHRs is "daunting," the authors write.