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Content tagged with Security & Privacy posted in February 2014
Wearable Health Tech: Many Promises, Few Facts
News  |  2/27/2014
Digital fitness devices are the rage -- among healthy people. The healthcare community won't know the value to sedentary patients until unbiased research arrives.
5 Reasons Security Certifications Matter
Commentary  |  2/26/2014
There's a lot of buzz around how certs aren't important. I'm calling BS, and here's why.
HIMSS14: Health IT's Next Boom Cycle
Commentary  |  2/25/2014
We've seen health informatics booms and busts before -- will this one be different?
HIMSS14: Healthcare CIOs Wrestle With Economic & Regulatory Pressures
News  |  2/24/2014
A McKinsey consultant tells CHIME CIOs they will have to innovate their ways out of an economic squeeze. Regulators hint at some flexibility.
Healthcare Devices: Security Researchers Sound Alarms
News  |  2/24/2014
Default usernames, weak passwords, and widespread Windows XP Embedded systems are cause for concern, SANS Institute researchers say.
HIMSS Security Survey: Greatest Threat From Healthcare Insiders
News  |  2/19/2014
The HIMSS survey of 283 IT and security professionals says the biggest concern is healthcare workers looking into electronic health records.
Massachusetts Preps For ICD-10 Mandate
News  |  2/18/2014
To get ahead of October deadline for implementing ICD-10 coding, state launches unique statewide initiative.
States High on Medical Marijuana Technology
News  |  2/18/2014
Advocates are optimistic technology will help medical marijuana be more than a pipe dream in a growing number of states.
Do Doctors Need EHR 'Scribes'?
News  |  2/12/2014
Doctors should hire assistants to fill out electronic health records for them -- tagging along on exams if necessary -- to avoid job burnout, says ScribeAmerica.
Labs Must Protect Newly Portable Patient Data
News  |  2/12/2014
Now that the Department of Health and Human Services has ruled that consumers can get their medical test results, labs' IT departments must give security and privacy top priority.
Texas Hospital Discloses Huge Breach
News  |  2/5/2014
St. Joseph Health System reports that as many as 405,000 records may have been compromised, but actual damage remains speculative.


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