By Janet Rae-Dupree – Medical professionals have been storing personal health information in electronic form for more than a decade, but it is cumbersome for patients to gather disparate computer and paper records scattered across doctors’ offices, hospitals and medical labs.Read More
By Art Gross – Isn’t it wonderful how technology has made medical care more accessible? Not only can medical professionals be mobile and go TO their patients, but patients can now take ownership via apps and devices…
By Abhinav Shashank – Digital disruption, in any industry, comes in waves. While other industries have benefitted from modern technology, healthcare has some catching up to do.
By Art Gross – Inmediata Health Group, Corp., a provider of clearinghouse services, software, and business processing solutions to health plans, hospitals, IPAs, and independent physicians recently announced a security incident affecting some customer data.
By Art Gross – Valley Hope Association (VHA), a Kansas-based addiction treatment organization with 16 facilities in seven Midwest states has started notifying patients that their information may have been compromised in a data breach.
By Moira Schieke – The ancient Greek father of medicine, Hippocrates, knew that trust was a fundamental tenet for the effective practice of medicine. How can a patient seek the care of a stranger without the establishment of a fiduciary trust?
By Bob Abrahamson – Good chefs often keep adding ingredients into a recipe to go from merely edible to appetizing to scrumptious and beyond. Healthcare organizations can do the same when it comes to getting the most out of data.
By Jerry Shultz – To succeed under value-based reimbursement, ACOs and clinically integrated networks must be able to manage population health. One key to effective population health management is a holistic view of patient data.
By Nancy Pratt – This past year, 2017, has been a challenging year for many industries, and healthcare is certainly no exception. Not only are there major challenges connected to an increasingly aging population and outdated healthcare infrastructure…