Tag Archives: HIT

What to Do with Health Data: A Shakespearean Tangle

The current state of medical data is very complicated. The amount of medical data being created is exploding all of the time. The explosion is being facilitated by the always increasing number of ways of creating it and a broadening … Continue reading

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Health and Electronic Security

The rapid adoption of electronic health records (“EHR”) and other new technology in healthcare has resulted in the introduction of serious security threats.  Numerous stories and reports have made it clear that hackers, criminals and others view the healthcare industry as a … Continue reading

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Rare Practical HIPAA and HIT Guidance

Potentially lost in all of the privacy, security, and health IT news coming out of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (or HIMSS as everyone calls it) Annual Meeting the week of April 11th, the Office for the National … Continue reading

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