Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Apple Announces New Middlewear Solution To Gather Patient Information
    4/19/2016

    Your clients interested in patient engagement and HCAHPS scores should make note of Apple’s most recent middleware announcement, Apple CareKit. The new software framework is designed to facilitate the development of apps that aid patients in actively managing their medical conditions.

  2. “A Magazine For An Industry That’s Arrived”
    4/13/2016

    The above headline was used 30 years ago for the “From The Editor” in the first issue of Business Electronics magazine. In Robert Mueller’s article, the editor and associate publisher wrote that the office automation industry had experienced many changes, with many more to be expected.

  3. EMV Chips Prompting Massive Fraud Bills
    4/12/2016

    If any of your healthcare clients aren't using EMV payment systems, they might be at risk for enormous fraud bills.

  4. 316 Security Incidents Revealed Around Healthcare.Gov
    4/5/2016

    The poor state of security at CMS’ Federal Data Services Hub has been revealed in a report released March 23. According to FierceGovernmentIT, the report included the surprising announcement that Healthcare.gov was victim to 316 security incidents over a 17-month period. While the GAO is still concerned about the technical controls used to protect information that flows in and out of the site and to federal partners’ data systems, they are reporting that none of the incidents resulted in systems being compromised or any sensitive data being leaked.

  5. ICD-10 Update: WEDI Opens Survey And Thousands Of New Codes To Be Added
    4/1/2016

    As the first quarter of 2016 rounds out, the healthcare industry is seeing new developments in — and reactions to — last year’s ICD-10 implementation.

  6. IoT Causes New Wave Of Healthcare Cybersecurity Concerns
    3/22/2016

    The Internet of Things (IoT), or Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT) as it’s known within the healthcare industry, is becoming a tangible reality. As it does, its running head long into a healthcare environment that is functioning within an increasingly hostile cybersecurity environment.

  7. Your Clients May Soon Be Able To Experiment More With Telehealth
    3/11/2016

    Even if your clients have been interested in implementing telehealth initiatives and technology, they’ve probably been held back for multiple reasons — one of the most pressing being a reimbursement environment that discourages providers from engaging in remote medical practices. According to some recent news from Congress, though, this might soon be changing.

  8. Report Analyzes Technology’s Impact On Patient Engagement
    3/4/2016

    A Markets and Markets report offers a qualitative assessment of the technology markets around patient engagement. While the concept of patient engagement isn’t new, the discussion of exactly what technology enables and drives it is just emerging.

  9. Health IT Interoperability Standards Released By ONC
    2/2/2016

    Healthcare is charging into interoperability, and the Office of the National Coordinatory for Health IT (ONC) has released guidance to smooth things along.

  10. Online Doctor Visit App Is Most Downloaded
    1/20/2016

    Mobile apps are becoming commonplace in the healthcare landscape and continually proving their value in both monetary savings and improved patient care.