By D’Arcy Gue – Shadow IT is a concern for nearly 90% of organizations responding in a new HDI research report about unauthorized cloud app use and its impact. The average healthcare organization uses an astounding 928 cloud services.Read More
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of March.
By D’Arcy Gue – The focus of federal efforts to incentivize healthcare IT adoption has primarily been on electronic health records (EHRs), which are oriented around hospitals and physician offices.
By D’Arcy Guerin Gue – A new survey of hospital executives showed that 24% are conducting a major EHR system upgrade, and 21% are replacing their EHR at one or more sites.
By D’Arcy Gue – Are you old enough to remember the pre-concert security searches for recording devices that were once part of every live music experience? Yes, musicians once had some semblance of control over bootleg audio and video.
By D’Arcy Gue – Not every patient admitted to your hospital will know that healthcare promises to be the most frequent target of hacking efforts in 2017. But many will. They may be among the 21 percent of patients who withhold information from their doctor for fear of data breaches.
By D’Arcy Gue – Let’s face it, there will always be a segment of your patient population that just isn’t interested in using a patient portal. But with so much of life now conducted online, the good news is that robust design and usefulness will engage most patients.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of February.
By D’Arcy Gue – It’s worth remembering that 2016 was dubbed the “year of data security” after 90 percent of healthcare providers suffered data breaches in the previous two years. In particular, the Anthem breach of late 2014/early 2015 got everyone’s attention for the sheer magnitude (around 80 million records) of the hack.