Will Cybersecurity Ultimately Fail Without the Use of AI?

Cybersecurity has largely garnered attention for all the wrong reasons over the past 10 years. From Yahoo to Target to Equifax, it’s the lack of adequate security that had made headlines and sparked conversations. For many, the advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the great equalizer against cybercriminals. Those that advocate its use in cybersecurity

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3 Ways 3D Printing Benefits the Medical Device Industry

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has become wildly popular since it was first developed in the 1980s. The technology involves recreating a digital model using successive layers of appropriate material to create a new, touchable version. The technique has been utilized in several industries, including the medical device industry. In many cases, original

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An Open Source Industry Platform for Provider Directory

We’ve talked extensively about the problem with provider directories. It’s a fundamental issue in healthcare administration and many of our processes are built on top of it. I’ve called it healthcare’s ultimate death by paper cut. Today we’re going to talk about solutions. On this episode, I talk with Gunjan Siroya, Principal Partner at Netspective, about RosterSource. It’s an

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In Need of (Clinical Decision) Support

“Antibiotics have transformed the practice of medicine, making once lethal infections readily treatable and making other medical advances, like cancer chemotherapy and organ transplants, possible,” according to the CDC. However, that transformation did not come without side effects. As Mark Twain once said, “To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Antibiotics

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What are MACRA and MIPS?

Since 2016, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) have been changing the healthcare reimbursement landscape. Now, providers have largely adjusted to the new rules, are meeting the reporting requirements, and have turned their attention to finding ways to improve their performance. eClinicalWorks is here to help. To

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Important Features of EHR Software From the Perspective of a Healthcare Worker and Current Patient

Current State of Healthcare IT Health Information Technology  (HIT) is huge in the healthcare industry. Times are changing and so are the ways we record patient data. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to be at the doctor’s office spending at least 10 minutes going through questions you most likely have gone over and over before. Scenarios

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Best Practices to Secure Patient Data

It’s important for healthcare providers to ensure patient data privacy in order to build lasting and meaningful relationship with their customers. However, it’s not easy to secure health data with the growing concerns in cybersecurity threats today. According to healthcare data breach statistics from 2009 to 2017, 2,181 healthcare data breaches was recorded resulting to

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