When shopping for health insurance in the imminent exchanges, the experience should be as easy as the one at an online retailer like Amazon, but also respectful of the implications of the decisions being made on the health and financial stability of consumers.
Declaring the dynamic duo of username and password to be broken, James Sheire of National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace explains how the a trusted ID ecosystem could enable HIE while making patient data more secure.
State governments have a big job ahead in educating the public during the next several months as marketplaces are established. Many citizens will need hand-holding to understand the best healthcare option for them.
Millions of American consumers flocked to internet retail in the 2000s, as cloud services grew and web design blossomed. By the time the ACA was passed, a first generation of online HIXs had laid the IT groundwork.
The telecom provider unwrapped a portfolio of cloud services, including co-location, enterprise and private cloud editions, tailored specifically for healthcare, one of the last industries to embrace the cloud but also one poised to reap the most benefits from the model.
Usability, perhaps now more than ever, is one of the most significant challenges physicians grapple with when choosing and learning an EHR. Here's a look at some of the most pertinent usability aspects.