Regardless of whether protected health information (PHI) is stored electronically or in hard copy form, by law it must be secured. Since 2009, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has published more than 1700 reports of data breaches that impacted at least 500 individuals. According to the published … [Read more…]
Dr. Sharham Famorzadeh, Nuesoft’s Chief Technology Officer, explains the security benefits of medical practice management systems that run in the cloud, and addresses common concerns related to cloud computing. Do you agree? would you consider a cloud based practice management system?
Aug. 8, 2008: QuadraMed CEO Keith Hage, one day after signing a 15.8 million contract with Los Altos Hills, Calif.-based Daughters of Charity Health System, rang the NASDAQ closing bell. The bell comes also one day after QuadraMed unveiled its Smart Identity Exchange, or Smart I/X, a software system QuadraMed says is designed to integrate … [Read more…]
In Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) news: Aug. 1, University of California, San Francisco health economics professor Robert Miller estimates the cost of implementing a nationwide EHR at $150 billion. Hospitals, Miller says, will need to invest $35 billion of that to purchase and expand systems and $55 billion to maintain and operate them over eight … [Read more…]