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Majority of Healthcare Organizations Witnessed Cyberattacks Last Year

Cybersecurity is a big deal for healthcare providers. 

A study by the Ponemon Institute found that 62 percent of executives experienced a cyberattack and more than half of those lost patient data last year. As security concerns grow so does protection spending. The average annual spend on IT rose from $23 million in 2016 to $30 million, with more of that going towards cybersecurity efforts. [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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In HIMSS Keynote, Seema Verna Doubles Down On Free Flowing Healthcare Data to Achieve Value-Based Care

At the 2018 HIMSS Conference, keynote speaker and CMS administrator, Seema Verna, spoke to leaders in healthcare IT, about the importance of free flowing data for patients and CMS's efforts to keep up.  [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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4 Key Takeaways from HIMSS18

Earlier this month, healthcare companies and thought leaders met at the annual Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society in Las Vegas.

HIMSS is one of the industry’s most influential health information and technology events, featuring informative sessions, cutting-edge product displays, and superior networking opportunities.

In case you missed it, here are 4 key takeaways from HIMSS18: [cont...]

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Employers and Insurers Expect Telehealth to Rise in 2018

Good news, as reports suggest that telemedicine use is surging. Health insurance company, Oscar Health, says 32 percent of its members used telehealth services in 2017 compared to 17 percent the prior year.  [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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NueMD Top Five - February 2018

What health IT gadgets are athlete's using in this year's Olympic games? Which healthcare program will receive funding under the recent spending bill? Could a UV lamp prevent the spread of Influenza? [cont...]

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Jennifer Henderson is a NueMD writer currently living in Atlanta, GA. She enjoys commas, hot dogs, and long walks on the internet. 

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CISOs Top Concerns Identified and Phishing Scams Are the Primary Fear

A recent study by the Ponemon Institute says Chief Information Security Officers, or CISOs, are concerned about falling victim to a cybersecurity attack. Almost 70 percent of CISOs said they feel their organization will face a data breach in 2018. [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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AI Is Quickly Coming to Healthcare

Do you care about artificial Intelligence? What about machines learning and cognitively “thinking” for themselves; perhaps replacing humans in certain parts of the healthcare sector? If you don’t care now, you might care soon. As there is clear evidence that artificial intelligence is a surging market. In fact, developments in AI technology are opening new possibilities in nearly every sector in nearly every industry. 

Simply put, AI is becoming a big deal. [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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Report: Healthcare Websites Attacked by Hackers More than Any Other Sector

Security breaches and data theft continue to be relevant topics for all those involved in healthcare. Unfortunately, the threat of data breaches is not going to disappear. Providers, practices, and health systems must take the issue seriously, and there's a new area of tech space to focus attention on — your web applications [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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NueMD Top Five - November 2017

Which data security threat has healthcare leaders worried? What is blockchain technology and why does it matter to healthcare? What changes are coming to MACRA in 2018?
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Jennifer Henderson is a NueMD writer currently living in Atlanta, GA. She enjoys commas, hot dogs, and long walks on the internet. 

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NueMD Top Five - October 2017

Stay informed on the latest healthcare news with these hand picked articles from around the web. This is the NueMD Top Five. [cont...]

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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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