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IT Management

Cybersecurity on a Budget

2017 01 Aug

Budgetary constraints often make it difficult for some hospitals to protect highly sensitive health information. But infosec experts say organisations just have to be creative to find the best approach to meeting security needs in the absence of a bigger budget. One option is to get a vendor who is able to recommend the needed technology and other... Read more

IT Management

Trapping Hackers

2017 20 Jul

The "art of deception network" provides an added dimension to the protection of sensitive health information. This new method uses little bits of code – placed at strategic points throughout a network – to lure cyberattackers, slow their progress and ultimately trap them. “A deception network is numerous sets of lures or traps strategically placed... Read more

IT Management

International Conference Electronic Healthcare Documentation

2016 11 Feb

The challenges of health information management are capturing and storing medical and health data and to deploy appropriate systems supporting physicians and health personnel to analyze and manage that data for use in different decision-making tasks. Methods of electronic data capture has to serve to the objectives of further data use. It means that... Read more

IT Management

Study: mHealth Apps Have Poor Data Privacy Protection

2015 02 Oct

According to researchers, mobile health applications accredited by the UK National Health Service do not adequately protect the privacy of users' personal health information. The accreditation process requires app vendors to uphold the principles of data protection embodied in the UK Data Protection Act. However, the apps examined by the researchers... Read more

IT Management

July 4: Data Independence Day

2015 29 Jun

This year's Fourth of July celebration has taken on a new meaning for supporters of the "Get My Health Data" movement, which is pushing for better patient access to health data. They are eager to raise awareness for their cause by holding “Data Independence Day” on the 4th of July. Organisers are hoping that the one-day event will actually spur a larger... Read more

IT Management

3M Introduces the 3M Health System Performance Suite

2015 23 Jun

As hospitals and health systems navigate the journey from volume- to value-based health care, 3M Health Information Systems is applying the analytic power of its extensive clinical and claims database to help providers assess the costs, outcomes and effectiveness of care delivery. The new 3M Health System Performance Suite offers advanced analytic... Read more

IT Management

Stanford Children’s Health CIO Ed Kopetsky honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

2015 22 Jun

-- Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health  are proud to announce that Chief Information Officer  Ed Kopetsky  was recently presented with the 2015 Silicon Valley Business Journal, San Francisco Business Times and PwC CIO of the Year  Lifetime Achievement Award . The award recognized his significant contributions... Read more

IMAGING Management

McKesson Appoints Kathy McElligott to Executive Vice President, Chief Information and CTO

2015 22 Jun

McKesson Corporation has announced that Kathy McElligott has been appointed to executive vice president and chief information (CIO) and chief technology officer (CTO) effective  July 20 . McElligott comes to McKesson from Emerson where she served as CIO since 2010 and managed Emerson’s information technology strategy and information security for... Read more

IT Management

Zoom On: Angela Kennedy - President/Chair, AHIMA

2014 26 Aug

Angela Kennedy is the President and Board Chair of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Dr. Kennedy has been serving in this role since June 2013, after the passing of President/Chair Kathleen Frawley. AHIMA is a preeminent non-profit association for health information management (HIM) professionals who protect the accuracy... Read more