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Although 20% of registered nurses recently surveyed said their facilities have experienced a breach of private patient data, it hasn’t shaken their confidence in their organizations. The online poll found that nearly half of the RNs were “very co..
Targeting the opioid crisis, leveraging innovation and competition to better healthcare, educating consumers to make more informed choices about nutrition to reduce morbidity and mortality and strengthening risk management tools are the four cornerst..
Kentucky has become the first state to win federal approval for a Medicaid waiver that includes work requirements for beneficiaries. The state’s demonstration project, which the Trump administration approved on Friday, would require able-bodied, ..
The tech world descended upon Las Vegas last week for the annual Consumer Electronics Show, and plenty of health IT’s biggest players were in attendance. While much of the discussion was on consumer-friendly health tools and novel digital intervent..
The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) has issued a warning to the industry regarding two new cybersecurity vulnerabilities impacting processors in nearly every computer and mobile device. NH-ISAC indicated that while t..
Allscripts continues to be in acquisition mode, further building out its client base in the ambulatory space by buying Practice Fusion for $100 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018, officials said. The addition ..
Physicians don’t just improve the health of their patients, they also help keep the economy healthy, according to a report out this morning from the American Medical Association. Physicians across the country create and support 12.6 million job..
Ransomware breaches in healthcare jumped 89 percent in 2017, compared with the year before, according to a new study from Cryptonite. This past year was another challenging one for healthcare organizations as they remained under sustained attack by c..
After several months of public meetings and industry input, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has released its Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement designed to improve data sharing between health information networks. Th..
Patient experience data is increasingly being used to rate the quality of hospital and physician care, but current methods of collecting that data don’t tell the whole story, a new study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine concludes. Researchers ..
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