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IOM wants big changes to medical ed
Jul 30, 2014
As the U.S. population grows, the physician workforce shrinks, and information technology fundamentally changes the way care is delivered, the Institute of Medicine says graduate medical education needs an overhaul.
[See also: Are med schools failing future docs?]
Mobile devices, apps open for attacks
Jul 30, 2014In many ways, mobile device security is an oxymoron in its current state. In fact, if you're using an Internet of Things-type device, chances are it has an average of 25 hidden vulnerabilities, according to new research, making it a ripe target for hackers.That's according to a new HP-led study that sheds light on the alarming number of connected devices with serious security weak spots. As the data reveals, a whopping 70 percent of all commonly used mobile devices and apps have these vulnerabilities.
Tech for docs may save big bucks
Jul 30, 2014Getting physicians on board with cost cutting measures proves to be one of the healthcare industry's top challenges, one that has become critical as hospitals buy up more physician practices. There's the technology available to help doctors accomplish this, but it often costs a pretty penny. The question then becomes is it worth it economically?
Agfa HealthCare's ICIS: changing how one provider does medicine
Jul 21, 2014
The Brussels, Belgium-Based Edith Cavell Interregional Hospital Group (CHIREC) has embarked upon a plan to become fully digitized -- i.e., paperless -- across its six-site operation. But the process is not going to happen overnight.
A CCHIT Conversation – Challenges of ONC HIT CertificationJul 29, 2014
by Alisa Ray, Executive Director, CCHIT As many readers of this blog know, CCHIT is no longer certifying EHR technology in the ONC HIT Certification Program. Rather, we are devoting our efforts to helping our health IT community navigate the … Continue reading
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