Networking Articles

  1. Study Reveals Consumer Support Of (But Wariness Around) Health Data Sharing
    5/11/2015

    Healthcare delivery systems centered on technology and information sharing (ACO’s, learning health systems, HIEs, etc.) have given rise to an entirely new suite of questions when it comes to data and patient comfort. The Journal Of The American Medical Informatics Association recently released results of a study focused on examining “consumer views on privacy, security, and consent in electronic data sharing for healthcare and research together.”

  2. Data Privacy Is A Growing Concern Among IT Pros
    5/7/2015

    A study released by Dimensional Research has found data privacy is now a chief concern from the majority of IT professionals. “The State of Data Privacy in 2015” examines the increased significance of data privacy, IT challenges of managing privacy of sensitive data, and the impact of cloud technologies.

  3. Punkey Malware Takes Threats To New Level
    5/7/2015

    POS systems are at risk — again — now from “Punkey” malware. This comes with little surprise, considering the many attacks on POS systems within the last year.

  4. US-Cert Alert Warns Of Risks After Windows Server 2003 EOS
    5/7/2015

    US-Cert, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued an alert warning Microsoft Windows Server 2003 users of the end of support for the OS on July 14, 2015. For users that do not upgrade, this means high risk.

  5. Lessons From The Partners HealthCare Breach For Your IT Clients
    5/7/2015

    A November breach of more than 3,000 patients’ information has left Partners HealthCare criticized and the latest star in the drama of healthcare data breaches.

  6. Senate Hearing On EHRs And ICD-10 Reveals Skepticism
    5/7/2015

    The success of EHRs through Meaningful Use, and ICD-10 efforts came into question in a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on April 23.

  7. 3 Key Takeaways From The Zebra Global Partner Summit
    5/6/2015

    After three days this week of general sessions, one-on-one meetings, and solution presentations with Zebra executives and channel partners, there were a few highlights I wanted to share.

  8. Developers And VARS Can Find Opportunities Related To The Internet Of Things
    5/6/2015

    The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought with it a number of new challenges — from security to software to management needs — but it also has created a host of new opportunities.

  9. How Will The New Cybersecurity Data Sharing Bill Impact Healthcare IT?
    5/4/2015

    A new cybersecurity bill could be soon impacting healthcare IT (HIT). H.R. 1560, also known as The Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA) recently passed 307 to 116 in a bipartisan vote.

  10. Telehealth Reimbursement Gets New Focus Via The Senate
    5/4/2015

    If the issue of reimbursement for telehealth solutions has been a hurdle for your healthcare IT clients, be aware that the situation is steadily changing.

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