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Where did the issue of health data exchange disappear to?

There has been extensive talk about the scandals at the VA and remedies for them, including the political and financial ramifications of partial privatization. Republicans have suggested it for some time, but for the solution to be picked up by socialist Independent Senator Bernie Sanders clinches the matter. What no one has pointed out yet, however–and what makes this development relevant to the Datapalooza–is that such a reform will make the free flow of patient information between providers more crucial than ever. Read More »

Whose Data Is It Anyway?

John Moore and Rob Tholemeier | The Health Care Blog | November 20, 2013

A common and somewhat unique aspect to EHR vendor contracts is that the EHR vendor lays claim to the data entered into their system. Rob and I, who co-authored this post, have worked in many industries as analysts. Nowhere, in our collective experience, have we seen such a thing. Read More »

Why do EHR Firms Own Patient Data When Other Software Vendors Don't?

There's a healthy debate going on about healthcare data interoperability and I think the more we discuss it, the better off we'll be. It's absolutely crucial that all healthcare information systems be able to talk to each other in a way that is useful to both physicians/clinicians as well as patients. The only way to have truly interoperable systems is to have free (but safe and secure) data interchange and exchange requires access rights and an understanding of ownership rules. One part of the discussion that many vendors of electronic health records (EHRs), a large portion of the health IT ecosystem, don't want to have is about the ownership of patient data stored in "their" EHR systems.

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Why EMR Companies Don’t Care About Usability

David Do | KevinMD.com | June 26, 2013

I overheard nurses praising the pilot of a new technology with the promise of improving communication, safety, and saving on healthcare spending. The innovation: two-way texting. That’s one of the many indicators that hospitals are stuck the technological stone age. Read More »

Why Epic's Market Dominance Could Stifle EHR And Health IT Innovation

Brandon Glenn | Medical Economies | April 25, 2013

Epic is the nearly undisputed king of the electronic health records world. About 40% of the U.S. population has its medical information stored in an Epic electronic health record (EHR), and the company often sits atop research firm KLAS' rankings of best-available EHR systems. Read More »

Why Take EHR Data Out Of Structured Format?

Neil Versel | InformationWeek Healthcare | January 14, 2013

HL7's conversion tool may seem counterproductive, but it's meant to encourage patients to use Blue Button. Read More »

Without Sharing, Big Data Is Nothing

Zack McCartney | Healthcare IT News | September 4, 2013

Industry insiders say developing open data exchange was the key to unlocking big data’s potential Read More »

‘Mobile Midwife’ Taps Technology To Improve Health Care

Matikas Santos | Inquirer.net | April 19, 2013

Fermina Flores, 60, has been working as a midwife in the municipality of Gerona, Tarlac for the past 34 years, covering four barangays (villages) with a combined population of around 8,000. [...] And she does it all with the help of her high-tech 3G wireless data network-capable tablet computer that can record patients’ health information... Read More »

Healthcare Cybersecurity Webinar Hosted by Plurilock and Cycura

Event Details
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Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
November 12, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Plurilock Security Inc. and Cycura, a subsidiary of WELL Health Technologies Corp. will be co-hosting a virtual panel discussion, titled 'Patient Data in the Crosshairs: Healthcare Breaches of 2020' on Thursday, November 12th at 2:00 pm (EST). Ian L. Paterson, CEO of Plurilock will be joined by Iain Paterson, CEO of Cycura, David Dowe, Director of Cybersecurity at ICES, John Daniele, VP Threat Intelligence at Scope Security, and Arjun Kumar, CIO at WELL Health to speak on the vulnerability of the healthcare sector and the necessary cybersecurity measures that need to be taken by healthcare companies to protect valuable information.

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