Expanding use of secure messaging as well as remote access to information systems are key 2011 IT priorities for Shriners Hospitals for Children, says Bill Bria, M.D., chief medical information officer.
No one knows risk better than the internal auditor, and so no individual has a better opportunity to add risk management value to organizations, says Richard Chambers, president of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
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Community hospitals must become more vigilant about information security, especially as they apply for federal electronic health records incentive payments, says Chuck Christian, CIO at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind.
As it expands its presence in healthcare, Verizon has set the ambitious goal of issuing free digital credentials to 2.3 million clinicians, says Steven Archer, who heads the innovation incubator group at Verizon Business.