By John Kupice – As we enter boldly into 2019, hospitals find themselves in a somewhat precarious environment of rising costs, declining reimbursements, and shrinking margins. What is the impact and what trends are we likely to see in the year ahead?Read More
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Companies are seeking talent for the fastest growing industries in tech and healthcare is on the top of the list. Who is looking for what? Here are posted opportunities being reported from SA Ignite, Fortinet, Vocera, and dr chrono.
By Rich Curtiss – Many HIPAA covered entities (CEs) and business associates (BAs) may not be meeting the regulatory mandate as defined in §164.308(a)(1)(ii)(A) of the HIPAA Security Rule. This implementation specification requires that healthcare delivery organizations…
By Edward Yang – As the new year ushers in, many health IT leaders are finding themselves at a critical juncture to make 2019 a transformative time for their organizations. In response to massive consolidation, healthcare reform and competitive pressures, hospitals and health systems are undergoing dramatic change.
Understanding how a person’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle can help determine the best approach to prevent or treat disease. We are on the beat to find and report just what is happening now in Precision Medicine which includes HIMSS19, XIFIN, Inc., Fitbit, NIH, Cal OPR, All of Us Research, & Precision Medicine World Conference 2019.
By Brian Stone – Healthcare IT security pros face the important and difficult task of keeping patients’ sensitive data secure. This type of data is a prime target for cybercriminals, since health records contain more personal data points than, say, credit card data and cannot just be reissued if a breach occurs.
Of course you are going to HIMSS for the educational sessions. But while you are there, take in some of the fun and networking events. Check out these things we thought were worth sharing. See you in Orlando.
Latest announcements made from companies and organizations on the hiring and appointments include URAC, Kyruus, Ocutrx Vision Technologies, VertitechIT, Medidata, Atrium Health, WellSky, AHIMA, Prime Health, eHealth Initiative, Holon Solutions, Health Catalyst.
Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC.