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The Cloud is Good, But Know Where Data Go

A recent settlement announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) highlights the need to evaluate web-based applications and storage solutions.   568 more words


Readiness activities to prepare your business for technology change

Across the health care industry, payers are asking themselves if their technology platform is ready for the future.

There are two avenues to explore where technology change is concerned – either upgrade your existing system or completely overhaul it. 449 more words


What's a Health IT start-up anyway?

Before we walk the path of Health IT start-ups let’s have a look how that path is defined. What’s considered as a Health IT start-up? Is it the size of the organization or how long it exists? 524 more words


Innovation in healthcare, driven by start-ups

Healthcare is entering an exciting era. Trailing to other sectors in terms of innovation, start-ups are popping up all over the world to change the game. 156 more words


Technology, HIPAA and You Part 4: HIPAAtrek

Wow what a whirlwind of a month. Since my talk at BSides San Francisco I have been in Dallas, Chicago, San Diego, and points beyond working on the intersection of HIPAA and Infosec as a new paradigm for thinking about how we secure PHI. 824 more words

By the Numbers: 2009-2015 HIPAA Breaches

Here we are six months into 2015 and its time for the midway report on what has happened in the world of HIPAA breaches. It bears mentioning that the numbers below are ONLY representative of events impacting 500 or more individuals and reflects reporting up to June 23, 2015. 561 more words

ATA 2015 Research Outcomes

Telemedicine’s Impact on Healthcare Cost and Quality

American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has kindly summarized over 40 years of studies showing telemedicine’s impact on healthcare.  Summary studies include: 18 more words