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August 30, 2017  1:44 PM

The four most interesting findings from the 2017 HIMSS cybersecurity survey

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Cloud Security, cybersecurity, Data-security

From April through mid-May 2017, HIMSS North America commissioned a survey on the topic of healthcare cybersecurity. The HIMSS cybersecurity survey...

October 12, 2016  1:45 PM

OCR HIPAA guidance

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Cloud Computing, HIPAA, OCR

As Boston lawyer and HIPAA healthcare expert David Harlow points out in his eminently useful blog post on the


March 10, 2016  9:37 AM

Box’s new image sharing system has been FDA-approved

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Box, cloud

Box, the online file sharing and content management services company that has mainly been involved with back-office workflow,  announced at HIMSS 2016 that it is offering a new, FDA-cleared


June 4, 2012  1:52 PM

Wyoming Medicaid providers get free EHR system from dept. of health

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
Cloud Computing, EHR adoption, EHR system, health departments, health information exchange

The state of Wyoming has a low adoption rate for EHR systems: According to an ONC data brief from February 2012, the state's non-federal acute care hospitals reported an EHR adoption rate of 21%,...


February 13, 2012  1:07 PM

What the death of GE’s cloud EHR means for the industry

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
Cloud Computing, EHR systems, GE Healthcare, HIMSS 2012, meaningful use incentives

Look at the Health Information and Management Systems Society's HIMSS 2012 online buyer's guide for Web-based or cloud electronic health record (EHR) vendors, and many familiar names come up. One does not: General Electric Co. Last...


January 11, 2012  1:57 PM

KLAS survey: 71% of providers have cloud implementation, or plan to

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Cloud Computing, cloud implementation, EHR, HIPAA, HIPAA Compliance, HIPAA security, HIT cloud, KLAS

"Health care cloud implementation" has become a trending topic, thanks to some of our peers in the health IT media and KLAS, which recently released a survey on cloud use among providers. More on that later. As American Medical...

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July 13, 2011  10:26 AM

Macs, iPad EHR apps, and device-independent EHRs driving HIT adoption

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Apple, Cloud Computing, EHR, HIT cloud, IOS, ipad, iPhone, Macintosh, Windows

This week, ClearPractice released Eden, which company president Joel Andersen unabashedly trumpets as one of the few native iPad EHRs -- that...


July 5, 2011  11:49 AM

With private cloud architecture, slow and steady wins

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
Cloud Computing, Virtualization and cloud computing

As the cloud computing market continues to mature, and as server virtualization technology continues to catch on in health care organizations, a private cloud...


May 31, 2011  1:08 PM

Is health care finally ready for cloud adoption?

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
CDW, Cloud Computing

A recent survey from CDW LLC suggests that today's businesses are gravitating toward cloud adoption. Surprisingly, the health care industry is not an exception. Roughly 30% of the 150 health care organizations...


May 23, 2011  11:55 AM

Reducing the cost and complexity of medical image archiving

CommunityManager Profile: CommunityManager
Clinical image storage, Cloud Computing, picture archiving

By Anna Siembor, Editorial Assistant Medical image archiving costs are quickly becoming a huge expense in the health care industry -- so much so, according to the Symantec Health white paper


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