Electronic Health Records Infographic

Electronic Health Records Infographic The The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology created this health records infographic to help bring understanding to this issue of electronic health records. More from their site: How do electronic health records (EHRs) connect you and your doctor? In the past, medical data was only stored on […]

Can Apps Help Reform the Healthcare System?

It is widely accepted that Internet-enabled health applications have the potential to provide better information to consumers but can they play a role in changing the health system at large? Recent reporting by the Health Care Blog and Health Data Management provide some insights here. Many people believe in the power of apps to transform […]

Healthcare Technology and the Growing Importance of Social Collaboration

The Health Care Blog recently provided context on a recent study by IBM which shows the majority of healthcare CEOs see technology as a way to transform their organizations by improving communication and collaboration between patients, doctors, and healthcare providers. Social collaboration has a place in multiple areas of healthcare. Many predict the growth of […]

Is the Healthcare Industry on Life Support Without the Cloud?

Although many industries have been quick to implement cloud-based solutions, the healthcare industry has been hesitant to fully adopt cloud-computing solutions. While a portion of this hesitancy stems from legitimate privacy concerns and the need to protect patients’ private health information in accordance with HIPAA regulations, the industry’s slow implementation of cloud-based solutions can primarily […]