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How To Properly Protect Patient Data

Daphne Stanford - 3/5/2018 - 4

Patients must feel confident in the knowledge that their personal data is secure and private, accessible only to them and their immediate healthcare providers. How can clinics, hospitals, and administrators ensure their information is kept out of the wrong hands?

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EHRs Can Advance Good Medicine If Doctors Are Aware of the Risks

David B. Troxel, MD - 3/2/2018 - 2

EHRs weren’t designed to enhance the doctor-patient relationship, but there are simple ways doctors can refocus visits on the patients.

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How to Create Streamlined and Consumer-Friendly Healthcare

Deborah Theobald - 2/21/2018 - 0

In an increasingly self-serve society, healthcare organizations must offer sophisticated patient portals and patient engagement technologies in order to bring value to patients and efficiencies to their organizations.

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Four IT Challenges Facing Healthcare Organizations in 2018

Brad Spannbauer - 2/5/2018 - 0

Healthcare IT professionals have one of the hardest jobs in the industry, carrying huge responsibilities. Here are four major challenges they are facing in 2018.

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Big Data’s Promise for Potential in Healthcare

Noah Rue - 11/21/2017 - 0

Over the next 5-10 years, the synergy between data analytics and technology will continue to expand leading to greatly improved healthcare around the world.

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Cosmetic Surgery Patient’s Leaked Identity Leads to Malpractice Claim

David B. Troxel, MD - 10/1/2017 - 2

A closed claim by a cosmetic surgery patient whose photo showed up in search results highlights the dangers of working with unfamiliar digital technology.

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8 Ways Tech is Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Jonathan Mack, PhD, MSN - 8/6/2017 - 0

We have entered an exciting new frontier of state-of-the-art gadgets and high-tech communication systems that are revolutionizing healthcare.

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