Recently, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), chartered by the National Academy of Sciences to advise the federal government on issues of medical care, research and education, delivered a publication on Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care.
Is my health data safe on the Internet? That is a question we hear frequently when describing web-based Electronic Health Record(EHR) systems, as well as the newly evolving field of mobile health (mHealth) applications. Privacy and security of health information is a central plank in...Continue
This is the second in a 4-part series on the HIPAA implications of Health Information Exchange (HIE). In the first installment, we reviewed the Community Chart Sharing approach. In this installment, we will review the point-to-point connection approach; in the 3rd installment we will review...Continue
This is the first in a 4-part series on the HIPAA implications of Health Information Exchange (HIE). We will present a framework for understanding the different kinds of HIE in the first 3 of the series: (1) the community chart-sharing approach; (2) the point-to-point connection...Continue
A little over a month from now, over 1,000 Practice Fusion users, health IT industry leaders and EMR evangelists will make their way down to the Bay Area to join us for the 2nd Annual Practice Fusion Connect conference! We’ve got a great line-up full...Continue