August 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Another great reason for healthcare providers to phase out fax machines

Security vendor Check Point shows how hackers can infiltrate an entire network with a fax number and phone line.
October 15, 2017
Chris Nerney

Austin project aims to create consumer-controlled health data network

Pilot program targeting "the current system inefficiencies of recreating patient health history, faxing copies, and carrying those printed copies" to providers.
February 20, 2017
Chris Nerney

OCR deputy head on interoperability, data sharing, and HIPAA audits

The potential of a compliance audit "moves the priority of HIPAA" for healthcare organizations, Deven McGraw tells HIMSS17 attendees.
December 11, 2014
Anthony Brino

Roadblocks to public health exchange

Despite the great opportunities for global health cooperation, a range of technical, economic, political and ethical barriers are inhibiting public health entities from adequately exchanging data.
June 04, 2014
Evan Schuman

Apple health app may bring HIE evolution

Apple is rolling out an app to piece together healthcare information from many third-party apps, including from health systems, to give consumers and providers a new comprehensive medical view, setting the stage for new approaches to information exchange.
January 22, 2014
Mike Miliard

Should patients be charged for access to their data?

With more Americans gaining access to their personal health information online, a lot of providers still charge money for copies of records, as allowed under HIPAA and HITECH. Is that wise?