Joe Paduda, Matthew Holt, and others have started the Healthcare Policy, Business, Technology & “Non-clinical” Issues Carnival called Health Wonk Review. Here’s how Matthew described the new Carnival: Inspired by the Nick doing Grand Rounds, Joe Paduda at Managed Care Matters has put together the… Read More
The EMR and HIPAA blog has posted additional information on “pod slurping”: Securing Your Desktops – Pod Slurping. He’s started a good discussion out there and we should join in to see if we can talk about policies health IT shops should put into place.
Wheelybop, A HIStalk reader, recently posed a question: Can you or your blogger network describe to me what vendors have to do to make their legacy products CCOW compliant and why some refuse to do so, what are pros/cons, etc. Would love a CCOW primer… Read More
I got an email from a reader recently, asking: I have a quick question – I was wondering if there is a programming language that is viewed as ‘more secure’ for patient data compared with others? I am building a program to collect patient health… Read More
I wrote about “pod slurping” a few weeks ago but cNet News.com did a better job. CIOs of hospitals and healthcare IT managers need to pay attention to what they said: A U.S. security expert who devised an application that can fill an iPod with… Read More
Walking around the exhibits with my customers and fellow bloggers at HIMSS this year I found that harmonization and iteroperability were two themes that most vendors were touting. Ubiquity of networks (through wireless technologies) will allow excellent location-based awareness and medical devices will be more… Read More
TheServerSide discusses The J2EE Architecture of Brazilian Healthcare: In Brazil, every citizen has the right to full healthcare, from primary care to complex procedures as heart transplants, for free, any place in the country. With a population of 180 million people, information is the key… Read More
I just wanted to thank all of you that attended the meetup last night in San Diego. We had dozens of people coming in and out and everyone I talked to said they had a great time. Special thanks go to Will Wieder (CandidCIO) for… Read More
This week’s Grand Rounds is now available at Science & Politics.
If you’re working on federated security for multiple health IT systems, take a look at the new NIH caBIG (Cancer Grid) Security Architecture White Paper. I was one of the reviewers on the paper and it is quite well done. It demonstrates the complexity of… Read More