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October 27, 2014
The ongoing digitization of patients’ medical records is meant to facilitate the administration of care but requires a higher level of data security than paper medical records.
October 22, 2014
Research organizations are increasingly turning to cloud-based computing to store and process vast amounts of medical data, posing new challenges for information privacy and security.
October 17, 2014
The increasing adoption of electronic health record (EHR) systems by healthcare organizations is leading many medical schools to update their programs to include EHR training.
October 11, 2014
To help support the Residual Tissue Repository program, the National Cancer Institute recently published a patients’ guide to donating blood, tissue and other biospecimens for the purposes of scientific investigations.
October 5, 2014
The SAFER Guides provided by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology are meant to act as self-assessments to health care professionals who adopt electronic health records.
October 1, 2014
Scientists found a microRNA that is present in abnormally low amounts among individuals who are living with depression.