With the market for electronic health records predicted to be worth about $35.2 billion by 2019, the steady rise of data has increased the need to strengthen the software to make data more accessible, reduce errors and increase the ease of use.
An 11/18 article in iHealthBeat.org indicated that several health IT organizations, "commented on provisions of the Medicare Access and Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 11/16)."
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In an article earlier this week from Healthcare Dive, author Julie Henry shares some news about how Google Alphabet will benefit the healthcare industry.
Within Alphabet, Google's Calico team will be researching cures for age-related diseases, and developing potential interventions that will counteract such diseases. This team is comprised of scientists in the fields of medicine, drug development, genetics, and molecular biology.
In an article yesterday from Healthcare Informatics, author Rajiv Leventhal explains how web-based toolkits used by patients and providers in hospitals have the ability to increase patient engagement and improve communication with clinicians.
In an article yesterday from Healthcare IT News, editor Eric Wicklund how mobile health medical inquiry systems (MIS) have been proven to both reduce errors and bolster adherence. According to researchers, MIS can be an ideal way to reduce medication errors and boost patient engagement through home health monitoring.
In an article last week from Healthcare IT News, Editor-in-Chief Tom Sullivan shares information about the features of Windows 10 that are specifically tailored to healthcare settings.
Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, keeps speaking of the "One Windows" strategy, which will give hospitals that ability to consolidate various devices onto Windows 10. However, until that day comes, Microsoft has incorporated some healthcare-focused functionality into the new operating system (OS).
In an article earlier this week from Healthcare IT News, Technology Evangelist Nathan Wenzler shares some of the key takeaways from Ponemon's recently published study of Privacy & Data Security in Healthcare. The bottom line: Healthcare organizations must do more to protect sensitive data from breach threats. With 91% of respondents falling victim to at least one data breach in the past 2 years, healthcare IT teams must take action.
In an article yesterday from Healthcare IT News, Managing Editor Erin McCann shares the news that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially released a long-awaited mobile security guide, specifically written for protecting medical data. This 82-page book offers healthcare institutions insights into how to bolster mHealth cybersecurity.