Articles By Megan Williams

  1. Medical Image Market News: $Billion Growth Projections And IBM Acquires Merge

    The medical image management market (which covers PACS systems, VNAs and AICAs) has had some interesting developments over the last few months. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  2. Aetna Employing Apple Watch In mHealth Initiative

    Aetna and Apple are partnering in a new mHealth initiative that will supply Apple Watches in order to aid in the development of iOS-specific programs. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  3. Selling MACRA Technology To Smaller Practices

    Smaller practices might not be quite ready to take on the challenges of MACRA, but it’s never too early for MSPs to start talking tech solutions with them. Small practices in particular are going to find themselves facing an incredibly complex reimbursement environment and, according to Diagnostic Imaging, tech won’t be an option in keeping up. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  4. Preventive Healthcare Emerging As Health Technology Sector

    Every year, millions of people die from preventable diseases and conditions including diabetes, obesity, infectious disease, chronic respiratory disease, and cardiovascular disease. As technology becomes more fundamental to healthcare, preventive healthcare innovation (technologies used in measures adopted for disease prevention instead of treatment) are showing big predicted growth.

  5. Vendor At Center Of Potential Healthcare Data Breach

    Vendor is likely to blame for yet another recent potential exposure of healthcare data.

  6. Whitepaper Stresses Breach Cost Of Lost Or Stolen Healthcare Devices

    DDS leader, Absolute releases whitepaper on the cost of healthcare data breach settlements involving lost or stolen devices. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  7. Small-Scale Data Breaches Get New Focus From Feds

    Almost exclusively, the news around healthcare data breaches focuses on mass — only the biggest and most broadly impactful violations receive much attention. According to an Information Management article, this might all soon be changing thanks to new action from the HHS Office for Civil Rights and its enforcement of rules surrounding HIPAA.

  8. HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey Reveals Shift In Priorities For Providers

    Q3 and Q4 just might be the perfect time to upsell security solutions By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  9. Are Your Hospital Clients Lagging Behind Using Patient-Generated Data

    A recent survey reveals the majority of hospitals are not using patient-reported outcomes. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  10. Advocate Health Reaches Record $5.55 Million HIPAA Penalty Agreement

    In a world riddled with data breaches it can be easy to forget one of the biggest threats to patient data is internal mishandling by providers. Case in point: HHS announced Advocate Health Care Network agreed to a settlement with OCR (the Office for Civil Rights) for $5.55 million. By Megan Williams, contributing writer