Category: Information Management

Data Security, Information Management

MT: How safe is your health data?

October 8, 2020


Medical Technology is now available on all devices. Read it for free here Social distancing and lockdown measures have dramatically shifted the ways that people access healthcare information, with patients turning to devices, apps and the internet for help. But […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud

September 9, 2020

Via: InformationWeek

Resilience is the buzzword of the day. Actually, it’s a current business requirement. In the wake of COVID-19, every company wants to have it, build it and sustain it. Healthcare providers are no exception. Urgently moving to scale to meet […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

AI can expedite drug repurposing process for finding COVID-19 therapies, says GlobalData

August 21, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Out of all the different approaches available to find new therapies to treat COVID-19, drug repurposing is one of the fastest and safest methods, as the drugs are already being used to treat other conditions therefore leading to fewer chances […]

Data Security, Information Management

Cyberattackers Hit Hospitals Hard During Pandemic

July 29, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

Being a hospital CIO can be an unenviable – and sometimes nearly thankless – job even at the best of times. Things have arguably gotten even worse for health IT leaders as COVID-19 caseloads mount and the need to slap […]

Data Privacy, Data Security, Information Management

U.S. hospitals scramble to adopt new HHS coronavirus data system, some states see ‘data blackout’

July 22, 2020


Hospitals and states are scrambling to adopt a new national Covid-19 data reporting system hastily implemented by the Trump administration last week that has left some, mostly rural, states in the dark about the severity of their own coronavirus outbreaks. […]

Data Analytics, Information Management, Regulatory

Coronavirus data has already disappeared after Trump administration shifted control from CDC

July 16, 2020


Previously public data has already disappeared from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website after the Trump administration quietly shifted control of the information to the Department of Health and Human Services. Since the pandemic began, the CDC regularly […]

Data Analytics, Information Management, Opinions

4 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Establish Partnerships to Drive Innovation

July 14, 2020

Via: HitConsultant

With public and private healthcare spending significantly outpacing that of other countries, U.S. hospitals face intense pressure to find new ways to capture greater value. More and more, organizations are finding that partnerships with existing vendors can help unlock next-level […]

Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Blockchain in Healthcare: Regulatory Themes

July 7, 2020


While blockchain is yet to take-off fully in the healthcare, it is regarded as one of the most disruptive technologies within the sector. It will build higher levels of transparency and trust across the healthcare ecosystem. From uncovering demographic trends […]

Data Analytics, Data Privacy, Information Management

How Are Big Data and Telehealth Changing Healthcare Post-COVID-19?

June 25, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

Our world is changing more quickly than many older generations ever imagined. This is especially true in the healthcare industry where new technologies and healthcare revolutions seem just around the corner every single day. Change is happening so quickly here […]

Data Security, Information Management

5 Steps to Securing Healthcare Data and Assuring Continuity Through Crisis

June 19, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

It is not an overstatement to say that healthcare workers are the real heroes of the Covid-19 pandemic. Their rapid and selfless response is an incredible example of what we can achieve when good people collaborate and rise to the […]

Data Security, Information Management

Why are healthcare cyberattacks surging amid Covid-19

June 3, 2020


As the global healthcare sector battles the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the number of cyberattacks targeting it has surged. In March, the Czech Republic hospital responsible for running most of the country’s Covid-19 testing, Brno University Hospital, was held to ransom […]

Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Why, in the midst of a U.S. health crisis, there are major challenges for doctors to access patient records

May 15, 2020


If you want to solicit a furious stare from a doctor, ask them about their electronic medical record systems. Studies have shown that electronic health records are directly attributable to the growing problem of physician burnout because of the time […]

Data Security, Information Management

Recognizing Health Care Cyberthreats Exploiting the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 27, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

Hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus chaos to launch new scams and exploit vulnerabilities in remote work technologies that have never been used at such large scales before. Right now, health care facilities are under extraordinary pressure as layouts […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

4 Ways Location Data Can Help Public Health Experts Fight COVID-19

April 23, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

The effects of COVID-19 have rapidly spread across the globe – testing the limits of both the population and the public health sector. High in-demand medical services are countered by disruptions in daily operations as hospitals struggle to function in […]

Data Analytics, Information Management

Why Data Interoperability is Critical in the Fight Against the Pandemic

April 6, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the need for longitudinal health data and interoperability have never been greater. Providers need access to the full picture of every patient they treat, and epidemiologists need to consolidate data from multiple sources to track the […]