By Peyman Zand – Healthcare systems are inundated with data coming from a variety of sources – legacy systems, new applications, third-party clinical applications bolted on from acquisitions and more. A solid strategy for data architecture and data analytics for clinical decision support and patient engagement can be a differentiator for health systems – and the key to true digital transformation.Read More
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New On Demand Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist and guest Margaret Lozovatsky, MD, SVP and Chief Health Informatics Officer at Novant Health discussing some history, the challenges, and efficiencies of today’s EHRs.
By Michelle Tarver MD PhD & Angela Calman MPA – Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an alert that warned health care providers how certain electrically powered hospital beds could harm and even kill children. That was one of our earliest communications about medical device safety.
By Michael Gorton MS JD – In a post-COVID reality, one key area of opportunity to optimize the utilization of telehealth is in addressing behavioral health challenges that may have arisen during the pandemic. The pandemic seriously affected the mental health of Americans with 31% reporting symptoms.
By Ryan Argentieri, Elisabeth Myers, Steven Posnack & Micky Tripathi – Astute readers of the Health IT Buzz Blog (are there any other kind?) and those familiar with ONC’s 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule will recall that we’ve talked a lot about the United States Core Data for Interoperability.
By Art Gross – The terms protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII) are often used interchangeably. But while they may sound like the same thing, there are differences that set them apart, and that is especially true when it comes to HIPAA.
Week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will highlight the Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week led by National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education. This is a week-long campaign that inspires and promotes the exploration of cybersecurity careers. We have asked our experts to comment on this week.
Now on Demand – In this episode of Tell Me Where IT Hurts, host Dr. Jay Anders sits down with Dr. Fatima Iram, chief operating officer for CareCloud. Dr. Iram works with physicians and IT teams to help drive innovative enhancements that increase interoperability and usability for EHR users.
By Patrick Burton – As consumers, we very seldom appreciate inconveniences, no matter how minor they are. As a result, producers of goods and services are competing feverishly to make transacting easy. In 2021, if we want something, we rarely have to go far to find it. Heck, most of it can now be delivered to your doorstep the same day.