Has blockchain’s time come in health and social care?
Swedish authorities complete assessment of Natural Cycles app
Q&A: Former White House CIO Theresa Payton on why security pros should buck conventional wisdom
A: I feel like at this point in my career – based on all the blessings of experience – I've been trained and lead to really avenge the wrongs in the world and make them right. Whether that's working for the U.S. government or private sector companies and trying to prevent them from being hacked or coming in on an incident response and getting them back up and running and figuring out who did it so we can turn it over to law enforcement.
Here's what innovators really need from EHR makers to move healthcare forward
Tech Giants Launch New AI Tools as Worries Mount About Explainability
About 60% of 5,000 executives in IBM survey expressed concern with AI’s ‘black box’
In Senate hearing, tech giants push lawmakers for federal privacy rules
Investing in IT: 4 big obstacles leaders face
NIST says providers need more awareness of IoT security risks
HIT Think How providers can better compete with tech giants in healthcare
Yes, Healthcare's Data Breach Problem Really Is That Bad
What innovation looks like at a medium-sized hospital
Survey: 62 Percent of Docs Use Speech Recognition, But Cite Concerns About Accuracy
Social determinants of health data doesn't improve health predictions, study finds
EHR Tools Collecting Social Determinants of Health Data Need Work
Inefficiencies may inhibit the benefits of EHR tools documenting social determinants of health data.
Digital pills come under fire for privacy, patient-provider issues
HIT Think Why the CMS push for interoperability could make an impact
Predicting Illness is One Step Closer to Reality
HHS funds further research of a wearable device that could warn of early illness.
Microsoft says care coordination and secure messaging tools are coming to its Teams platform
Survey says consumers are willing to share their healthcare experiences online
A new survey of over 1,000 U.S. adults who have a physician found 51 percent share their personal healthcare experiences online via platforms such as Facebook and Google.
Commentary: The way companies look to fend off cyberattacks needs a rethink
Healthcare Cybersecurity Is a Top 2019 Executive Challenge
Healthcare cybersecurity will be one of the top 10 challenges facing healthcare executives next year, according to a new poll by the Healthcare Executive Group.
Stanford report urges medical practices to ‘junk the fax,’ focus on EHR training and workflows
JAMA study examines variation in type, extent of health data breaches over time
Study: Health Plans Account for Majority of Breached Patient Records
Medical device error messages may tip off hackers on vulnerabilities
HIT Think How cyber insurance can better protect providers from hacking costs
5 Need-to-Know Leaps in Telehealth
Learn about the next generation of programs from leading health systems.
Apple vs Android poll results: Hospitals divided on which innovation strategy is best
Groups to develop online suicide risk prevention tool for EDs
HIT Think Why EHRs need more bananas and fewer oranges
Are Universal EHRs Key to Healthcare Value, Trust, and AI Adoption?
Countries with universal electronic health records appear to be further along the maturity curves of consumer trust, data integration, and even AI adoption.
CIO's guide to creating a dashboard for tracking innovation projects
Patient appointment scheduling jumps 131% with new IT at UAB Medicine
Health system UAB Medicine, with its flagship 1,157-bed UAB Hospital on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus, needed to solve what it called “the patient access paradox” – where patients are told to wait weeks, if not months, to see a caregiver despite the fact that as many as 30-40 percent of appointment slots are actually empty or poorly used across the health system.
UAB Medicine began searching for a vendor that shared its vision and goal of getting every patient to the right provider the first time – and to solve the crippling supply and demand mismatch problem that challenged the health system. Multichannel patient access technology vendor Kyruus proposed it could enable UAB Medicine to optimize patient access across all points of entry into the health system, with the same provider data appearing in each channel.