Tag Archives: HealthIT

Holding Data Hostage: No Good Alternatives

It had been a while since an electronic medical record (“EMR”) vendor or any other vendor withheld access to data, but it has happened again. As first reported by databreaches[.]net, there is a brewing dispute between Key Dental Group, PA … Continue reading

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Data at Risk: Exposure from Breaches

The threat and occurrence of data breaches receive frequent attention in the healthcare industry. It often feels as though a new breach (or more) is reported on an almost daily basis. The significant rise in breaches also corresponds with the … Continue reading

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Data Flow Challenges

The concept of health information exchanges (HIEs) is not new for healthcare. States, regions and other collections of healthcare entities have been attempting to scale up HIEs for years. Such efforts clearly predate the major drive into electronic health information … Continue reading

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