Medical Practice Insider and Sermo surveyed 2,000 doctors and found that more than half will not attest for Stage 2 this year. One doctor summed it up: "I don't use an EHR, my work is easier, profits better."
Could cyberthieves target non-healthcare entities to steal medical records? If the FBI is correct about how few companies could withstand the tactics that beat Sony, not many in the U.S. would be in a position to fight.
Security experts predict attacks will become more sophisticated, crimeware-as-a-service will gain traction, and the attack surface is poised to expand dramatically, all with more digital health data unprotected.
You've seen all the interpretations of smart wrist-wear, from bands to watches. But have you heard of smart clothes, the new subset of wearables transforming the market and patient experience as we know it?
In a case study generalizable to other care settings, researchers found that even though regular customization of electronic health records is complex and time consuming, it is also necessary for clinicians to effectively use EHRs.