Posts Tagged ‘healthcare IT’

Today, we finish our conversation with Dr. Ruchi Dass on mobile health trends. We left off last week talking about the security issues surrounding mHealth. Below, Dr. Dass tells us more about mitigating security risks and what still needs to happen for mHealth to be fully optimized. Dr. Ruchi Dass: To mitigate the risks authentication systems raise, it [...]

Healthcare IT News recently asked its readers about the healthcare data breaches that worries them the most. Not surprisingly, the vast majority (80 percent) of respondents said electronic data breach/hack, while only 13% worried about hardware theft, followed by 7% concerned about the theft or loss of paper records. This trend is warranted. For instance, [...]

This week, we feature the final part of our conversation with Martin Rosner, director of standardization at Philips – North America. Rosner chairs Continua Health Alliance security and privacy discussions and contributes to relevant security initiatives within the healthcare industry. Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open industry organization of more than 230 healthcare and technology [...]

By Robert Dutt For resellers and other IT solution providers supporting healthcare clients, VPN is ubiquitous a tool as is the stethoscope their customers use every day “We will not support a client without a VPN. Period,” says Moshe Birnbaum, director of operations at EZ MSP, a Yonkers, NY-based solution provider. Fellow solution provider Stemp [...]

This week, we feature the third part in our series with Shahid Shah, an enterprise software analyst that specializes in healthcare IT with an emphasis on e-health, EMRs, data integration, and legacy modernization.  He is also founder of the popular Healthcare IT Guy blog. VPNHaus: What role does HIPAA play in mobile health? Shahid Shah: [...]