Healthcare IT

Avoid These Common HITRUST Compliance Mistake0073

Healthcare data security is more important now than ever. The data breaches in healthcare totaled more than 16-million records in 2016 alone, and healthcare organizations remain an appealing target for hackers looking for sensitive information.In order to keep data secure, these organizations must comply with HIPAA regulations, ideally through Health Information Trust (HITRUST) for comprehensive

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Global IoT Healthcare Market is Estimated to Reach $205 Billion by 2024, Says Variant Market Research

Global IoT Healthcare Market Report, published by Variant Market Research, forecast that the global market is expected to reach $205 Billion by 2024 from $54 Billion in 2016, growing at a CAGR of 20.2 % from 2016 to 2024. By geography, Asia-Pacific and RoW are expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.2% and 20.6%,

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Transition to electronic records

On Oct. 21, Madigan Army Medical Center will become the first large military hospital to transition to the Department of Defenses unified electronic health record, MHS GENESIS.The $4.3 billion system will, for the first time, enable all military branches to use one electronic health record. By the time that MHS GENESIS is fully implemented throughout

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Epic, Mayo Clinic team up to integrate symptom checker into MyChart patient portal

Patients can use the feature to learn about symptoms and in certain cases read recommendations about self-care, Mayo said.Mayo Clinic and EHR vendor Epic Systems have added Mayos symptom checker functionality into Epics MyChart portal. The new arrangement means that patients can use the symptom checker, previously available on Mayos website, to assess common ailments,

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Successful EHR interoperability starts locally

Advisory Board Senior Vice President Rob Barras discusses the need for providers to start locally to spark interoperability while recognizing theres no one-size-fits-all approach.Interoperability is one of the most difficult challenges with electronic health record optimization: The ability to share clinical data across health systems and respective EHRs. Sometimes it takes a personal experience to

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Blockchain: The Answer to HIT Security?

With hacking attacks on the rise, healthcare organisations need to beef up measures to ensure better protection of sensitive patient data. Infosec teams may find the emerging Blockchain technology helpful in tackling the hacking threat. Blockchain is seeing growing support because of its capabilities to offer impregnable security.The technology may be new but Blockchain incorporates

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