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HIS-stories of developing countries: What to and not to do

In the previous assignment, we looked into the development of health informatics in the Philippines – the idea of a country recognizing the role of information technology (IT) systems in the practice of health. 416 more words


Jumping Into The Future: How Can We Accelerate Technology Adoption in Healthcare?

Blog post by Joe Babaian

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

– Alan Kay, Turing Award Winner

We find ourselves navigating an era of rapidly advancing new technology in healthcare.

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Healthcare Leadership

HIPAA Audits Delayed: Don’t Stop Compliance Efforts

The new round of HIPAA audits expected to start this fall has been delayed.  The announcement was made by Linda Sanches, a senior adviser for the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) at the Department of Health and Human Services, while speaking at the Health Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Privacy and Security Forum.  483 more words


Suggested Reading: Why you are having trouble testing your health app

Linked below is a concise but strong post that addresses key issues HealthIT entrepreneurs face when trying to validate their innovation.

Because many health apps incorporate HIPAA protected data, it makes even basic studies tedious. 120 more words

Healthcare Entrepreneurship