Category Archives: IT security

Takeaways from The #DigitalHealth Conference 2013


I recently attended and moderated at my first Digital Health Conference in New York, hosted by the New York e Health Collaborative. I was impressed with the quality of the speakers but more impressed with how this year, in my … Continue reading

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Five Essentials to Having Your Hospital Go Mobile


While most hospitals’ IT priorities presently reside in achieving Meaningful Use and getting up to speed with ICD-10 (even though both have been moving deadline targets), there is another issue which is important to not only CIOs but to healthcare … Continue reading

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BYOD: The Elephant in the Digital Health Technology Room


The Wikipedia definition of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is: “the recent trend of employees bringing personally owned mobile devices to their place of work, and using those devices to access privileged company resources such as email, file servers, and … Continue reading

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Medical Apps Use Gaining Support by Providers


There have been some significant developments and noteworthy observations which are creating an atmosphere conducive to the institution of medical apps into widespread use. On the nursing front, a recent nursing survey which included almost 4000 nurses and nursing students … Continue reading

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mHealth and HealthcareIT: Who’s Your Healthcare Data’s Daddy?


Healtcare IT and wireless health technologies will be producing in the coming years an almost immeasurable amount of data derived from electronic health records (EHRs), smart phones, body sensors, and other ‘connected’ devices. The ownership of this type of data … Continue reading

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mHealth and HIPAA


Wireless health technologies are proliferating into various transmission modalities and spectrum of wellness and healthcare. Safety and privacy of data is of paramount importance to providers and patients. HIPAA laws apply to some types of mHealth products and the implications … Continue reading

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