Will the Multi-Billion Dollar DoD EHR Project Produce the Intended Results?

Posted in Healthcare IT Solutions / EHR

By Nitin Thakor, President & CEO Modern Healthcare magazine has reported that experts are saying the U.S. military’s giant electronic health-record contract announced recently with a consortium including EHR vendor Cerner Corp. will likely have a major impact on advancing interoperability in health information technology across the entire U.S. healthcare system. According to a July …

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Yes, It’s Time to Encrypt PHI Data!

Posted in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Healthcare IT Solutions / EHR

Although employee negligence and lost/stolen devices continue to be major causes of data breaches, criminal attacks are now the leading cause of breaches in healthcare. What are these cyber criminals doing to get access to the data, and what is causing the breaches in our healthcare organizations? Ponemon’s report says that 88 percent of these …

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Security Breaches Must Not Undermine Healthcare’s Movement toward Electronic Record Keeping

Posted in Data Analytics, Healthcare IT Solutions / EHR, HIPAA

For years, healthcare officials have worried out loud that privacy and security breaches could undermine public support for a federal program to accelerate the shift from paper to electronic health record (EHR) systems. But for just as long, healthcare spending on security has lagged behind security spending in other industries. Recent survey reports from HIMSS peg …

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Security Reigns Supreme at GeBBS

Posted in Healthcare IT Solutions / EHR

Implementing health information technology in a secure manner is an extremely important issue in the healthcare industry.  To remain effective and efficient, healthcare providers must utilize the latest information technology solutions.  These IT solutions require the electronic storage and transmission of sensitive patient data. They must be designed, implemented and maintained with advanced IT security …

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