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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 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.
September 25, 2014
Members of both the health care community and the federal government assert that electronic health records (EHR) benefit medicine, both improving immediate patient care and also advancing medical research, but a lack of EHR interoperability standards may limit progress.
August 21, 2014
Current manual de-identification methods may be insufficient in protecting patients’ identities when their specimens are used in research, but de-identification via iSpecimen’s technology-based solution protects against potential PHI breaches.
August 7, 2014
The CMS and ONC released a joint statement describing the process in which providers can apply for hardship exemptions to the EHR certification requirements.
July 31, 2014
A growing number of health care providers and scientists are realizing that personalized medicine is a more effective approach to patient care, compared to traditional strategies – and oncology is leading the way.