One of the enduring ironies when it comes to health IT is the contradiction between the understandable concern among healthcare stakeholders over data security and the apparent willingness of patients to share their own information. Two recent polls bear this out.
Understanding illness and poverty is the first step to creating better solutions. One state health department is turning to data, a new ways of using it, to help researchers, policymakers and citizens address health problems. MORE
There's more to it than that. As the industry slowly transitions to cloud computing, vendors should not merely address HIPAA compliance but also work with a broad swath of the community to better understand various perspectives. MORE