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Study: More Believe in Information Sharing than Likely Exists

We’re an open-mouth society. Anything that can be said is likely going to be said despite the contents of its quality. Utterances out don’t always mean excellence. But should we start putting on the brakes and

watching our mouths? Depends on your personal opinion and view of the First Amendment, perhaps, but free is free (there are some exceptions, of course), and in regard to medical sharing and information publishing, we as a society don’t seem to be backing down. [cont...]

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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The Advantages of Cloud-based Health IT - Part I: Security

Nowadays there are all sorts of health IT solutions that promise to make meaningful change at your organization. Unfortunately, so many different electronic health record platforms or new practice management tools exist that it can be difficult to navigate the many options and select the right solution. And because online digital health resources invariably come with new risks, its especially important to pick an option that prioritizes security and privacy. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

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An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Encryption is the Security Feature of Choice for US Healthcare Organizations

Here’s a bit of good news for healthcare wrapped with a bit of bad. More money will be spent on information systems for cybersecurity and data security, says Thales, a research firm, in its “2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Healthcare Edition.” [cont...]

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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VR Joining Telemedicine As a New Way for Patient to Receive Care

Are you into virtual reality and its ever-expanding offering of technology? No? Your patients may be and they want you, as their care provider to be into VR too. There’s a growing amount of pressure, apparently, from patients who want virtual health services from their providers and insurers to expand coverage and delivery options for on-demand health services, Accenture says. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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CIOs Want to Optimize Technology on Static Budgets

Electronic health records remain a challenge for medical practitioners, and that’s why, chief information officers plan to invest heavily over the next three years to improve how they are used. Even more money being spent on the technology to make them work better for practices and health systems. This is the primary point of a new study of College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) members conducted by KPMG. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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Xerox: Half of Americans Worry Their Personal Healthcare Information Will Be Stolen

Ah, Xerox, you might be coming to the party a little late here. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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Improving women's health services using health IT

The relationship women have with the healthcare service industry in the U.S. is a complicated one. Although family planning sometimes dominates national headlines, the issue of women's health is much more dynamic and complex. Social and biological factors work to create a unique situation that demands attention and specific solutions from providers and healthcare organizations. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Making prescription drugs safer with health IT: Medication adherence

Medication adherence is a difficult and complicated problem facing health professionals. Doctors administer millions of prescription pills and other treatments which are eventually taken away from the hospital or doctors office. Patients hold a considerable amount of responsibility in following a treatment plan, and unfortunately, there is evidence that issues with medication adherence are substantial. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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3 things to prioritize when selecting a practice management software

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality explained that three main goals are driving the current paradigm shift in the health services industry. Regulators and business leaders in recent years have sought to reduce overall costs, improve patient experience and also address health on a population level. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Report: Increased federal health IT spending to continue in 2017 and beyond

The medical industry has become more efficient in the past decade, relying on new technology and software to promote positive change. The federal government is a key partner in nurturing and advancing this trend, and a new report from Deltek has outlined that this trend is likely to continue over the next few years. [cont...]

Kevin McCarthy's picture

Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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