Secure patient access to health records: The challenges

As the healthcare sector works to provide patients with secure access to their health information via smartphones and other devices, it must address critical identity and trust issues, says DirectTrust president and CEO Scott Stuewe. The Department of Health and Human...

Interoperability has to move from data exchange to data management

The journey toward achieving interoperability in healthcare needs to now move beyond data exchange, and instead, focus on data management. This is the opinion of a panel of experts who gathered at the all-virtual Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy...

COVID-19: A tipping point for EHR innovation

Healthcare providers have often been labeled as luddites when it comes to integrating technology into the delivery and management of patient care. But Covid-19 revealed the inaccuracy of that stereotype. Consider telemedicine, and the overwhelming and fast adoption of...