Taking cybersecurity up a notch: 4 steps to shut down threats
on December 5, 2019 at 10:12 pm
Healthcare organizations have been fighting the good fight against cybercrime for many years. But they still need to up their game. As such, they need to take the following steps as they more proactively deal with cybersecurity threats.
Northwell Health deploys chatbot to reduce colonoscopy no-shows
by [email protected]; Twitter: @MikeMiliardHITN (Mike Miliard) on December 5, 2019 at 9:21 pm
The conversational AI technology, based on Conversa Health’s automated platform, can help inform and calm apprehensions about the invasive procedure, and reduce appointment cancellations.
Health system deploys cost calculator to offer patients price transparency
by Bill Siwicki on December 5, 2019 at 5:27 pm
University Health Care System has replaced the manual process of creating price estimates with a digital tool that’s accurate within 5% – and patients’ upfront payments have been steadily increasing.
USDA announces dozens of grants to support rural telehealth rollouts
by Dave Muoio on December 5, 2019 at 3:12 pm
Roughly half of the 133 grants announced by the department, totaling $42.5 million, will help bankroll the deployment of telemedicine programs.
Using the right hardware to support clinical collaboration
on December 4, 2019 at 9:38 pm
The good news for healthcare organizations is that with telehealth solutions, it is much easier to bring professionals and patients together to collaborate, as they no longer need to be in the same physical location.
Interoperability Institute's virtual testing environment can help with Cures Act compliance
by Nathan Eddy on December 4, 2019 at 8:12 pm
Available on the AWS Marketplace, the new Interoperability Land offers a platform to develop and test different versions of DSTU3, STU3, R4 FHIR, SMART on FHIR and other standards.
7 steps to pass, or better yet avoid, an OCR security audit
by Bill Siwicki on December 4, 2019 at 6:57 pm
Troy Young, chief technology officer at AdvancedMD and a cybersecurity expert, offers IT and infosec professionals some useful advice to help manage the potential of HIPAA audits.
John Halamka named president of Mayo Clinic Platform
by [email protected]; Twitter: @MikeMiliardHITN (Mike Miliard) on December 4, 2019 at 3:30 pm
The longtime CIO and health IT evangelist will leave Boston's Beth Israel Lahey Health to lead digital health strategy at the Rochester, Minnesota, academic medical center.
Digitised records: The future is now
on December 4, 2019 at 8:44 am
The digitisation strategies of NHS exemplars are starting to come of age, providing healthcare institutions with a signposted route to the administrative and clinical benefits of electronic patient record management.
A glimpse into Japan’s digital health developments and beyond
by Dean Koh on December 4, 2019 at 7:37 am
Hear from Japanese and international speakers about the latest developments in digital health at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan 2019 conference.
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