Tag Archives: technology

Managing patient privacy and security on a new data-sharing playground

Health industry under-prepared to protect patient privacy; risk of data breaches rise with new access to digital health information, says PwC. by Melanie Wolkoff Wachsman Data is quickly becoming one of the health industry’s most treasured commodities, but is it safe? According to a new report released by the Health Research Institute at PwC US,

Keeping up with technology demands

Delayed deadlines for Meaningful Use and ICD-10 reflect overburdened healthcare providers. by Sarah Cronan Spurlock Amidst an ongoing national debate on healthcare reform, and with threats of shrinking reimbursement and rising healthcare costs looming large, healthcare providers continue to face many challenges that can have a significant impact on their bottom lines. The administrative burden