Many companies are looking for IT solutions that will help them achieve compliance in the areas of auditing, policies, procedures, authentication and authorization.

NewsThrough participating vendors, patients can enroll in CommonWell. Patients then can self-link their health data wherever they receive care, view their data on the CommonWell network and share it with providers.
NewsThe new partnerships have advantages for both parties. Health systems want to add urgent care to their patient care continuum, while urgent care companies want to be included in local provider networks.
The HHS’ Office for Civil Rights comes down hard on data privacy and security violations. Here’s a list of the top 12 fines levied by OCR and the violations that precipitated the actions.
NewsGIS mapping is a valuable tool for policymakers to develop more targeted and low-cost methods to serve the healthcare needs of the elderly, particularly as the population of seniors is rapidly increasing.
newsClearwater will provide the Irish property & casualty insurer with automated and verified investment accounting data and integrated compliance monitoring, risk awareness, performance analysis, and multinational regulatory reporting across its 34 branch offices.
FeatureAfter data is gathered, the importance of sharing that information rises in order to coordinate patient care throughout an organization.
NewsNow, more than 3,000 clinics and 200 hospitals are live on Carequality, with data exchange underway in four states—California, Missouri, Texas and Virginia.
FeatureNow that hospitals have updated to their first- and even second-generation electronic health records, the data exists for a similar revolution in healthcare administration. All that remains is the will to change.
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FeatureAs patient data becomes more easily accessible—by both physicians and hackers—in the age of electronic health records and health information exchanges, privacy concerns have outweighed the benefits.
NewsThe interactive digital maps are valuable for federal, state and local agencies and private sector users to identify connectivity gaps between rural and urban counties that have led to negative health outcomes.
FeatureCon­cerned about a nationwide out­break and a potential epidemic, the CDC funding is meant to ensure that the system infrastructure is in place to provide public health surveillance capabilities.
FeatureThe VA announced the milestone on August 1, when an Army veteran from Montgomery, Ala., became the 500,000th volunteer to enroll in the research database program.
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