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  • Government regulation on cloud security may spur SaaS use in health care
    NetworkWorld: Governments may need to tighten the regulatory screws on SaaS vendors to make them be more transparent and forthcoming about their security practices.
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:33am -
  • CDC enacts 21-day Ebola monitoring for all travelers from West Africa
    Dallas News: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that all travelers will be monitored for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from the three West Africans countries where Ebola is spreading.
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:26am -
  • NIH Announces $11M in Funds to Study Social Media’s Impact on Substance Abuse
    Healthcare Informatics: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced more than $11 million over three years to support research exploring the use of social media to advance the scientific understanding, prevention, and treatment of substance…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:26am -
  • NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine
    InformationWeek: NASA is always looking for ways to improve the health and safety of astronauts in space. Earlier this month, the space agency selected three proposals that could help ensure the mental well-being of astronauts who take part in future…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:25am -
  • Ebola cases put focus on health IT needs
    Healthcare IT News: The Ebola cases in the United States, despite their limited numbers, have generated considerable discussion and anxiety. The discussion has included health IT because of the initial assertion that the Dallas hospital electronic he…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:24am -
  • Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws
    NBC News: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency to…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:24am -
  • MA: Massachusetts Signs $50 Million MMIS Contract
    Government Technology: Hewlett Packard (HP) received a $50 million, five-year extension to continue supporting the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) in Massachusetts, the company recently announced.
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:19pm -
  • VA Introduces 'Google-like' Medical Record Search Functions
    Nextgov: The Department of Veterans Affairs has started to roll out “Google-like” search functions for patient medical records, VA CIO Stephen Warren said at a press briefing today.
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:04pm -
  • California Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in Data Breach Lawsuit Ruling
    Healthcare Informatics: The year 2014 continues to be a kind year to healthcare provider organizations in California that have been sued for a data breach.  Earlier this year, courts in California have ruled that both Eisenhower Medical Center, a 52…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:03pm -
  • What Ebola tells us about health IT outbreak needs
    Government Health IT: The Ebola cases in the United States, despite their limited numbers, have generated considerable discussion and anxiety. The discussion has included health IT because of the initial assertion that the Dallas hospital's electroni…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:03pm -