Under proposed rules, the Meaningful Use incentive payment and penalty program would be replaced by the new, "less burdensome" Advancing Care Information program for physicians being paid by Medicare.
Furthermore, there's an increasing trend of external culprits taking advantage of employees' missteps online.
Unlike apps targeted at consumers, provider-facing apps developed by health systems require a different skillset - and security considerations.
As the volume of patient-generated data expands, one provider is finding a way to connect to that data, pair it with its EHR system, derive insights, and communicate back to the patient in a meaningful way.
Public preferences for electronic health data storage, access, and sharing – evidence from a pan-European survey
The most common theme heard was the replacement of legacy systems. This differs from previous years where there were a lot of pilot and test projects. This year it seemed like those pilots had established enough ROI that customers are looking to mainstream big data solutions, especially in the data warehousing and IT operations use cases.