Meaningful Collaboration

Updates from Atlanta CHIME Security Forum

I just returned from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)  Lead Forum held in Atlanta Georgia. This cyber security summit engaged leading healthcare chief investment officers in discussions related to cyber security. The form was followed by a two day conference sponsored by Institute for health technology transformation (IHT2).   During the CHIME cyber […]

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When Will EMRs Start to “Play Nice”?

As a Doc who has passions for both healthcare and innovative technology, I had high hopes for the HealthIT Act after decades of manual processes. I envisioned caregivers/providers with the ability collaborate far beyond our immediate circles, and be able to leverage data into not only enabling earlier disease identification and perhaps cures – but also the […]

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Halamka: Stage 3 Meaningful Use Should Be Eliminated | Game Theory Suggests Why!

I already had a ton of respect for John* as a person, and for his exceptional insight dedication to the healthcare industry and as an industry peer. But this November 5th article featuring took him up even a few more rungs on my respect ladder: *John Halamka, M.D., CIO at Boston s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical [...]
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7 Challenges that Widen Security Holes at Healthcare Organizations

Healthcare technology professionals understand the threats facing their organizations information systems, while non-technical professionals have less awareness, according to results of a recent survey of 400 professionals by security firm Trustwave. The views of the techies are compelling; a combination of understanding some threats but not others, and many of their organizations are not stepping […]

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