The health data security landscape today is very different from the one 21 years ago when the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was passed into law. And despite the omnibus HIPAA Final Rule on Privacy & Security that HHS posted in Jan. 2013, which brought new safeguards to prot
According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, “chronic diseases and conditions are on the rise worldwide.” When infectious diseases like SARS and Ebola emerged, there was a rapid, global spread. Given the significant increase in global mobility, outbreaks must be dealt with quickly to minimize the number
The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will use a $14.8 million NIH grant to explore the root causes of pediatric cancer and structure birth defects. With the help of a coalition of providers, researchers, and big data analytics ex
One of the biggest challenges the healthcare industry is facing is a surge in consumerism making it mandatory to automate processes for increased efficiency. Technology can transform the way data is handled, and healthcare is delivered with the help of artificial intelligence.
Hackers have proven they can get through hospital networks into medical and Internet of Things devices, which is why it is crucial that patient safety be prioritized when outlining a security strategy to make sure that hackers can’t physically affect patients.
As value-based reimbursement takes an increasingly firm hold on the healthcare industry, provider organizations are leaning heavily on their EHR and big data analytics vendor partners to equip them with the tools, health IT infrastructure, and business intelligence they need to succeed in a risk-bas
Automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing the world of work. As with all previous industrial revolutions while the long-term impact can be hard to predict, what we are seeing is these new technologies are already creating new ways to work. Take healthcare providers, it’
The development of artificial intelligence has made staggering leaps forward in recent years, with products like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa now dotting living rooms and businesses across the nation. While AI has wasted little time in shaking up the foundations of most established industries
Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing systems may be attracting a lot of hype across the healthcare industry, but the developers of these innovative data analytics techniques are already cashing in on their promises as forward-thinking investors and curious customers start to get in on the
Healthcare providers still facing frustrations years after switching to electronic health records (EHRs) may soon find some relief from burnout as artificial intelligence moves closer to reality, suggests a viewpoint article published in JMIR Medical Informatics.