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HIT Security Hinges on Mobile Device Management

Scott Mace

The use of tablets, smartphones, and laptops is booming in healthcare settings. And devices brought in by individual physicians rather than the organizations that employ them, have health information technology leaders wrestling with data security concerns. >>>


Editor's Picks

SCOTUS Uncertainty Deters Innovation

It's tough for leaders of healthcare organizations to get traction on the many fixes the industry needs. Because the fight over policy is never really over, potential solutions never get the chance to be fully implemented. >>>

Healthcare Spending Trend to Accelerate, Says CMS

A 4% projected spending increase between 2011 and 2013 reflects implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. By 2014, spending growth is expected to increase by 7.4%, says the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. >>>

How Hospitals Can Shape Sustainable Cost Control

The CFO of a physician organization sums up the cost control problem: "We can't get beyond the idea stage. Then, we get absorbed into the next crisis and forget all about cost reduction." A look at several healthcare systems reveals many different approaches to getting a handle on costs. >>>

Encore Engagement Trumps Volunteering, Corporate Exec Finds

A retired senior executive with corporate finance expertise pairs up with the CFO of a community health system to build a better cash-handling system. The opportunity gives him "tremendous satisfaction," he says. >>>

Intelligence Report

Collaborating to Improve Care and Cut Costs

Initiating collaborative relationships is the key to improved quality, most healthcare leaders say in this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Many also agree that major increases in HIT spending are necessary, but others are more cautious about spending for technology improvements. Download the free report with exclusive research and analysis. >>>

News Headlines

Fast access to medical records helps fight epidemics

The New York Times, June 19, 2012

When smart mobile technology meets good science

InformationWeek, June 19, 2012

Life after healthcare ruling

The New York Times, June 19, 2012

Professor takes on hospital in Utah Medicaid breach

The Salt Lake Tribune, June 18, 2012

For hospital CIOs, mergers complicate move to electronic records

The Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2012

Parents could skip doctor's office with this device

Technology Review, June 15, 2012

Infographic: States' progress on health insurance exchanges

The New York Times, June 14, 2012

Art of patient satisfaction meets the science of medicine

The Plain Dealer, June 13, 2012

Centralizing healthcare big data in the cloud

ComputerWorld, June 13, 2012

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Date: June 27, 2012 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Learn readmissions approaches that work from speakers at leading healthcare systems. You'll leave this interactive webcast with strategies to standardize care protocols for cardiac and pneumonia patients, improve federal funding for these initiatives, and assess and assign patient risk for readmission, including Medicare FFS patients. >>>

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