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In an article last week from Healthcare IT News, author Tom Sullivan describes the launch of one NYU Langone Medical Center's new registration system.  This system includes palm scanning, eCapture tools, and uses the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

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In an article this week from Healthcare IT News, author Chris Bowen describes how having direct access to patients' personal health records leads cyber thieves directly to them.  According to IBM research, "the vast majority of cybercrime is highly organized and generating unprecedented profits."  

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In an article last week from The Wall Street Journal, Leapfrog Group President and CEO, Leah Binder, explains how the biggest healthcare technology issue in the U.S. is figuring out how to manage all the new stuff.  According to Binder, "Technology boondoggles are common in all industries.  But health care is particularly vulnerable to them..."

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In an article last week from Computerworld, writer Sharon Gaudin explains how researchers at MIT and Harvard University are partnering with Google and its cloud platform to carry out genomic analysis to find cures for diseases like Diabetes and Cancer.  Using Google's cloud, researches can store, analyze, and share major amounts of data, that will help them make huge improvements to human health.

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In an article last week on EnterpriseTech, writer Alison Diana explains how healthcare organizations are now relying on Cloud to do more than support electronic medical records.  While the healthcare industry has lagged behind others in cloud adoption, Research and Markets says an "increasing number of companies are coming forward, adopting and utilizing cloud-based applications."

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In a June 17th post on Medscape's blog, author David Lee Scher, MD explains the many uses of the Apple Watch for Healthcare.  Patients can receive medication reminders and transmit information via body sensing technology into their EHR.  Apple's ResearchKit Health apps can capture data for use in research studies from consenting patients to improve upon and increase usage of Healthcare apps on the Watch. 

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A May 6. article in Becker’s Hospital Review (Health IT), states that Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center “connected more than 80,000 patients to Apple HealthKit,” in April, and through this deployment, according the article, now, "health data can automatically be integrated into the hospital's EHR platform.”

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In a May 8, article on the iHealthBeat.org website, they indicate that, “Cyberattacks are the leading cause of health care data breaches, according to the Ponemon Institute's fifth annual privacy and security report, Healthcare IT News reports (McCann, Healthcare IT News, 5/7).” According to the Ponemon report, which “surveyed 90 health care organizations and 88 business associates to gauge privacy and security trends,” initially, the following:

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Derive's Healthcare Technology team will attend the 2015 Amerinet Member Conference, in Orlando, FL, from May 17-20.

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