Hackers Have Easier Access to EHRs Than Patients
Eric Topol and Kathryn Haun put up the case for holding medical data in personal clouds or electronic digital wallets, helping patients and getting rid of centralized targets for cyber crooks.
In a recent New York Times opinion piece Eric Topol, MD and Kathryn Haun,
EHR in the cloud, unlike a local server or personal computer, cloud computing uses remotely hosted third-party servers to store data in large data centers. The data is then shared with other devices and consumed by customers on-demand over the internet much like electricity is shared over a grid. As a quick example, imagine the time,
EHR Trends Include Mobile Access by Physicians and Patients
Well-known research firm, Black Book forecasts the healthcare cloud market in the U.S. and Europe to grow nearly 24 percent by 2020. By living in the cloud, EHR records are accessible by physicians and patients alike. And making the accessibility even more convenient is the ability to reach the data records via mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets.
Watson is the first commercially available cognitive computing which analyzes high volumes of data, understands complex questions posed in natural language, and proposes evidence-based answers. Watson continuously learns, gaining in value and knowledge over time, from previous interactions. In April 2015, IBM Watson Health and the Watson Health Cloud platform was launched. The new unit aims to improve the ability of doctors,
While no one technology or protocol will be able to unify the nation’s electronic medical records and provide true interoperability, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is aiming to provide a reliable pathway into data about patient populations and allow that information to be readily available and serve as a base set of resources that,
Security Measures Medical Practice
It is the job of many to be concerned with the security of medical information that is passed back and forth between institutions and is saved in programs and on servers around the globe. It is also becoming increasingly important that the security of internet connected medical machines such as x-ray machines,
PARAMUS, N.J., July 6, 2015 Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions – located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Medisoft Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69* per month per user,
- Internal Training
- Who should get trained?
- Physicians, Medical Staff, and Billers
- What do you need to be trained on?
- Coding and documentation: http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/828929_2
- ICD-10 Training:
- Who should get trained?
- Hardware &
With three more healthcare security breaches recently reported, the issue of security is again in the forefront of healthcare news. In a new report from CyberEdge Group, 52% of security professionals say their organization will likely be successfully attacked in the next year. The number of actual reported hacks continues to increase with some 16% reporting multiple attacks.