A new study of hospitals shows that, in general, those that routinely use EHRs don't submit higher claims for insurance payments than institutions that have yet to adopt EHRs, says researcher Julia Adler-Milstein.
Big data has been the recent buzz in security circles, but what are organizations missing by overlooking the power of "small data?" Verizon's Jay Jacobs discusses how to get the most from data analytics.
Enabling the secure sharing of patient data is a key aspect of work under way to modernize the Department of Veterans Affair's VistA electronic health record system, says Jim Traficant of ASM Research, which is leading an infrastructure project.
BYOD poses some of the biggest privacy and security risks facing the healthcare sector, but the efforts of the new IBM/Apple alliance could help address concerns about using personally owned mobile devices, says IBM's Dan Pelino.
"United we stand; divided we fall." That's the message from Art Coviello to kick off the 2014 RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan in Singapore. What advice does the RSA chair offer to global security leaders?
Enterprises should test the processes they establish to respond to advanced persistent threat attacks, just as they vet their business continuity plans, ISACA International President Robert Stroud says.
Solutionary is out with its quarterly threat intelligence report. Topping the list: the exploitability of the Heartbleed bug, and the current malware trends. Rob Kraus teases the report's highlights....
Sorting through the privacy issues involved when giving patients access to their healthcare records via a Web portal is a challenging task, says federal adviser Micky Tripathi, who outlines some of the key issues involved.
What is the consumer impact of big data breaches such as Target's and P.F. Chang's? Victims blame the breached entities, and they want government action, says Al Pascual of Javelin Strategy & Research.
From Neiman Marcus to P.F. Chang's, 2014 has shaped up to be the 'Year of the Data Breach.' What lessons can be gleaned from the trenches of breach investigation? Experian's Michael Bruemmer shares tips.