patient data

Many hospitals not sharing e-patient dataWhy researchers say the industry is “a long way off” from robust electronic patient data sharing.
How will health IT trends evolve in 2017?
How will health IT trends evolve in 2017?Waves of predictions about the health IT industry roll in at the end of every year. But how accurate were they in 2016?
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physiciansPatients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.
How to harness the power of patient-generated dataPractices have been collecting this data for decades—and now is the time to start using it.
The debate over healthcare interoperabilityIf interoperability is to become a reality for exchanging patient data nationally, both the government and the private sector have work to do to overcome existing obstacles.
FDA, PatientsLikeMe partner on drug safety dataThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and PatientsLikeMe will work together to determine how patient-reported data can give new insights into drug safety.
The business of selling patient recordsMedical practices need to inoculate themselves against security break-ins by performing a Security Risk Assessment. A Security Risk Assessment looks at how patient information is currently protected.
What happens if your business associate has a patient data breach?Here’s a cautionary tale: A medical practice comes to us in a panic. It turns out the physician had received a letter from the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) ordering an investigation related to a patient data breach – not his own.
ONC releases 10-year interoperability roadmapThe Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released an updated draft of its 10-year plan to achieve a national, interoperable health IT platform.
Roundtable: The future of interoperabilityThree experts from different parts of the health IT arena discuss the barriers to achieving interoperability.