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Without a UPI, healthcare awash in SSNs
Oct 23, 2014
The healthcare industry is swimming in Social Security numbers, thanks to the necessities of patient record management systems. But balancing those requirements with fraud mitigation and privacy protections is proving a big challenge.
[See also: Rekindling the patient ID debate]
mHealth takes on Ebola in Nigeria
Oct 23, 2014In what's being hailed as a "spectacular success story," the World Health Organization has declared Nigeria free of the Ebola virus transmission, with public health agencies and government officials citing a mobile health initiative as largely responsible for the triumph.
Usability and Clinical Decision Support Part 1: General PrinciplesOct 23, 2014
By David Schlossman, MD, PhD, FACP, MMI, CPHIMS, Medical Oncologist/Board, Certified Clinical Informaticist, Missouri Cancer Associates/Boone Hospital Center As far back as 1990, Dr. David Eddy wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA 263:1265-75), “The complexity of modern medicine … Continue reading
CAHIMS On-Line Review Course Part 2Virtual Event
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The Role of Data Governance in Enterprise Analytics at UPMCVirtual Event