Category: Information Management

Data Analytics, Information Management

How the IoT Can Improve Efficiency in Health Care Facilities

March 31, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

The connected devices comprising the Internet of Things (IoT) span industries ranging from transportation to marketing. Many applications streamline operations and change the ways people get things done. The opportunities in IoT health care applications are abundant, too, for assisting […]

Data Security, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Security Assurance in the Expanding Telemedicine Landscape

March 27, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

As with other industries, healthcare continues to thrive thanks to new technologies, including telemedicine. By offering this service, medical professionals can monitor the wellbeing of their patients remotely, something that has proven to be a critical service in today’s health […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

Six Healthcare Trends To Watch For 2020

March 5, 2020

Via: Forbes

As we begin the new decade, I’d like to talk about six major healthcare industry trends that I’m most excited about in 2020. 1. AI-Powered Tools To Increase Efficiency AI tools are being developed that can help providers make clinical […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

Why Predictive Analytics is the Answer to Healthcare’s Big Data Problem

February 12, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

Making improvements in healthcare data analytics has the potential to lead to significant cost savings and improved patient health and wellness. We’ve identified two ways these improvements can be accomplished: Embrace an enterprise analytics strategy to process vast amounts of […]

Data Privacy, Data Security, Information Management

IoT: A Promising Prescription for Healthcare

January 20, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is proving its value in many industries, perhaps the most significant benefits to consumers can be found in healthcare. Here’s a prime example: Health organizations can deploy IoT to remotely monitor patients’ blood pressure, […]

Data Privacy, Information Management

Is Location Data The Big Next Health Privacy Threat?

January 3, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

With smartphones in the hands of virtually anyone in the U.S. who wants one, they’re part of the background of our lives, quiet, surprisingly powerful assistants that bring much of the modern world into our hands. But as a new […]

Data Security, Information Management

Addressing Healthcare’s IT Security Oversight Challenges

December 19, 2019

Via: HitConsultant

Data theft within the healthcare sector continues to skyrocket, led by third-party data breaches and phishing attacks. Halfway through 2019, the number of patient records breached already exceeds the 2018 number by more than 10 million. Perhaps most concerning, many […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

AI Can Now Make Medical Predictions from Raw Data. But Can Deep Learning Be Trusted?

December 6, 2019

Via: Time Health

In clinics around the world, a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning is starting to supplement or replace humans in common tasks such as analyzing medical images. Already, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, “every one of the 50,000 […]

Data Analytics, Information Management, Opinions

As Healthcare Goes Digital, Social Care Lags Behind

December 6, 2019

Via: Forbes

Since 2009, federal legislation has awarded billions of dollars to physicians and hospitals that make health information technology part of their practice. While many highlighted the downsides of digitization, the providers who unlock its full potential know very well that […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

Top 8 Predictions That Will Disrupt Healthcare in 2020

December 4, 2019

Via: Forbes

Every year, our team of futurists, analysts, and consultants at Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Healthcare Group comes together to brainstorm and predict the themes, technologies, and global forces that will define the next 12 to 18 months for the healthcare […]

Data Privacy, Information Management, Innovation, Medical Devices

Wearable technology in healthcare: What are the leading themes?

November 13, 2019


The challenges that wearable technology is facing are broad. They range from data security, trust issues, and incentivisation to regulatory and ethical hurdles. Regulations surrounding wearables are in flux. Some regulatory agencies view wearables as low-risk devices and avoid regulatory […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

Open-source database enhances genomics research collaboration

November 4, 2019


An open-source database of genomic variants in health and disease has been developed by Australian and North American researchers to simplify the sharing of this information between academics. The MaveDB database stores data from multiplex assays of variant effect (MAVE) […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

AI and Health Care Are Made for Each Other

October 24, 2019

Via: Time Health

Artificial intelligence has the potential to radically change health care. Imagine a not too distant future when the focus shifts away from disease to how we stay healthy. At birth, everyone would get a thorough, multifaceted baseline profile, including screening […]

Data Analytics, EHR & EMR, Information Management

6 Health System Barriers to Digital Health Transformation

October 3, 2019

Via: HitConsultant

The concept of digital health information was introduced in the 1970s when professionals began moving away from problem-oriented medical records and making the transition to electronic health records (EHR). At the time, many facilities didn’t have the technology on hand […]

Data Security, Information Management, Regulatory

FDA warns industry of cybersecurity vulnerabilities

October 2, 2019


Referred to as URGENT/11, these flaws exist in third-party software called IPnet, which computers use to communicate over a network. The faults in the system could allow a remote attacker to take over and interfere with the function of medical […]