Open-source snafu leaves patient data exposed
Black Hat and Defcon cybersecurity experts share tips on how to protect yourself
Leverage Tech to Solve Public Health Problems, Expert Urges
"We are missing a really tremendous opportunity," says former HHS official
- by Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today August 14, 2018
HIT Think How providers can benefit from more study of CDS benefits
- Costs of care reduced by $944 from a median-cost hospital encounter—an improvement of more than 7 percent, after adjusting for differences in patient illness severity and case complexity.
- Patients’ average length of hospital stay decreased by 6.2 percent.
- The odds of complications improved by 29 percent.
- The odds of hospital readmissions within 30 days of the patients’ original visits shrank by 14 percent.
CDS alerts in hospital EHR reduce costs, improve outcomes
Opinion: AI efficacy in healthcare still needs to be proven in clinical studies
Peer holds key to unlock the value of NHS patient data
Fax machines can be hacked to breach a network, using only its number
Johns Hopkins researchers use deep learning to combat pancreatic cancer
Geisinger, Merck Partner to Launch EHR-Integrated FHIR Apps
A new partnership between Geisinger Health System and Merck leverages FHIR for EHR-integrated health IT tools.
HHS Grants Health Centers $125M for Quality Improvement, EHR Use
HHS gave health centers nationwide millions in quality improvement awards, including EHR Reporters Awards.
IT chaos in healthcare puts troops’ lives at risk
CDC details health info exchange by office-based physicians
HIT Think Why mainframe security risks are largely unrecognized
Dr. Atul Gawande: Is health care a human right?
Healthcare app economy is coming: Get ready for the dataquake
CMS, USDS innovators on the future of Blue Button 2.0
Why companies shouldn’t wait for regulation to step up their privacy practices
4 Observations From the 2018 HealthLeaders CFO Exchange
Last week's CFO Exchange in Santa Barbara fostered a dynamic conversation between hospital finance leaders on issues facing their respective systems.
EHR vendor profits dip in the first half of 2018
AI tool screens CT scans for acute neurological illnesses
HIT Think Why HIEs could play a key role in accelerating interoperability
Organizations turning to software to protect data privacy
NHS ‘owes it to society to make money from patients’ information’
IBM responds to recent Watson media coverage
Consolidating software allows practices to save time and money, make fewer mistakes, protect privacy