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High technology may thrill us from time to time with promises, but it is the low technology of interpersonal connections—of speaking, listening, and sharing—that keeps us all going.
The biggest threat to healthcare IT security is the human element. Here are a variety of strategies that can be employed to improve employee cyber-behavior.
Healthcare technology is improving but not as fast as it should be. Experts speaking at HealthIMPACT say that we need to address the factors that are holding it back.
Diane Evans fact-checks Medicare's claims about its newly announced physician-reimbursement plan (MACRA) that will affect the healthcare coverage of more than 55 million Americans.
Dave Chase explores why employers should get a second opinion if they're overpaying for healthcare.
Medicare is pushing doctors to enter data and make medical decisions based on statistical analysis. Yet, at the same time, health IT experts—including some in the federal government—are warning of hazards caused by shortcomings in EHR technology.
Banks first revolutionized healthcare over 25 years ago...and it's time for them to step back into the spotlight.
Social media abuses in nursing homes have escalated to the point that the federal government has announced a crackdown.
A detailed vetting process is a way to quantify the risk of sharing PHI with potential business associates, before entering into a potentially lengthy contract
There are no perfect apps for mental health care yet, but, psychiatrist Steven Chan, MD wonders, wouldn't an imperfect app be better than no care at all?
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 was signed into law on April 16, 2015. Here is a brief summary of the essentials.
ONC's new cybersecurity protection grant programs are too complex, too slow and way underfunded.