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The Health Data Conundrum

THERE’S quite a paradox when it comes to our health data. Most of us still cannot readily look at it, but there’s been an epidemic of cybercriminals and thieves hacking and stealing this most personal information.

Last year hundreds of breaches involving millions of health records were reported to the Department of Health and Human Services — with the hackings of the health insurers Anthem and Premera Blue Cross alone affecting some 90 million Americans. At least 10 hospitals and health care systems have had their patient data and information systems literally held for ransom. This month, the national medical lab Quest Diagnostics reported that information on 34,000 patients had…

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 The Health Data Conundrum

THERE’S quite a paradox when it comes to our health data. Most of us still cannot readily look at it, but there’s been an epidemic of cybercriminals and thieves hacking and stealing this most personal information.

Bio-IT World

Bio-IT World provides breaking news, analysis, and opinion on enabling technologies that drive biomedical research and drug development, with emphasis on predictive biology, drug discovery, informatics, personalized medicine, and clinical trials. Bio-IT World focuses on the technologies deployed and strategic decisions made by companies in these areas, and their impact on performance.

Digital Health Age

Digital Health Age (DHA) is the leading news outlet for the digital health sector, arising from intersection of healthcare services, information technology and mobile technology.

Healthcare IT News

Healthcare IT News is the industry’s authoritative source covering the people, policy and technology driving next-generation healthcare in the U.S.

HealthData Management

Health Data Management has been the leading source for news and in-depth analysis on using information technology to achieve business goals and improve the quality of care; a trusted resource for the critical knowledge that senior executives need to make the right decisions in a highly competitive market. The only I.T. magazine in the field written exclusively by a team of experienced journalists, Health Data Management has captured numerous awards for journalistic excellence.

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a resource to the entire health system to support the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care.


I started writing HIStalk in 2003 simply to collect my thoughts about what was going on in the industry, which was at that time important to my IT day job.


At InformationWeek, we cover the news and information for IT professionals and business managers who use technology to make a difference.

Meaningful HIT News

After being unable to find a publication interested in buying a story from a patient safety-related event I had planned on covering, I came to realize that significant portions of the healthcare community and media are paying little more than lip service to the issue of improving healthcare quality through information technology and consumer education. This blog seeks to help remedy that condition.

Digital Health Space

The distance between providers represents the space that Digital Health Space is attempting to close using virtual applications, websites, social media, email, web portals and telehealth.

Future of Health Technology Institute

The Future of Health Technology Institute focuses on key technologies and key challenges to the future of global healthcare to enhance health and lives. Our goal is to bring together high level thinkers in the area of new emerging technology & health and to define the health technology agenda for the 21st century.

Health Informatics Forum

A Social Network for Health Informatics Professionals and Students

HealthImaging is the host web site for a group of communication products published by TriMed Media Group, for the medical imaging and healthcare IT industry including Health Imaging & IT magazine and Health Imaging News.


Medgadget is an independent on-line journal covering the latest medical gadgets and technologies, discoveries in medical science, and the progress of the digital revolution in the healthcare industry.

MTB Europe

News of developments in medical technology aimed at medical professionals, suppliers, business and academics.

Open Health News

Open Health News (OHNews) is a combination news, information, and resource portal on all things related to 'Open Health' - i.e. open source, open access, open data, open architecture, open standards, and open communities in healthcare. We have become the premier site of choice for news and information about 'Open Health' information and technology.


TEDMED celebrates conversations that demonstrate the intersection and connections between all things medical and healthcare related: from personal health to public health, devices to design and Hollywood to the hospital. Together, this encompasses more than twenty percent of our GNP in America while touching everyone's life around the globe.


4PatientCare’s mission is to create solutions that enable more happiness, efficiency and effectiveness in healthcare.


The healthcare landscape is undergoing many changes, creating challenges for primary care providers as they work to deliver quality care to the communities they serve. Aledade can help your independent primary care practice thrive by offering personalized practice transformation services, access to meaningful data, and a true commitment to your success.


We are a physician-led and physician-owned healthcare company specialised in harnessing the power of health informatics and technologies to develop next-generation health solutions to help organisations contain corporate healthcare costs and keep individuals healthy and happy.


An independent review and utilization management organization since 1995, AllMed Healthcare Management is mission-driven to improve the quality and integrity of health care. Every day, our diverse panel of physician reviewers and dedicated employees work together with leading payers and providers to deliver evidence-based clinical decision-making that provides patients better access to appropriate care while controlling overutilization.


Discover how, together, we can expand the possibilities at your own organisation today—all through the power of Allscripts partnership, solutions and services.


Ashunya, not only has the resources, but has proven as a Valued Partner to several of its strategic partners in every aspect of supply chain networks, from procurement to IT Services, Consulting and Post Implementation Services.

CAE Healthcare

CAE Healthcare delivers educational tools that help healthcare professionals provide safe, high quality patient care. Our end-to-end spectrum of simulation solutions includes patient, interventional and imaging simulation, audiovisual solutions and learning applications.


CareEvolution is a leading provider of secure interoperability solutions. HIEBus™, our health information exchange (HIE) technology platform is a robust Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) to enable heterogeneous underlying legacy health IT applications to “share” clinical information in a secure, reliable, and incremental manner.


For people with chronic health conditions, monitoring and tracking their health data in real-time is critical for successfully managing their conditions. Carematix, a leader in remote patient monitoring programs, develops innovative and affordable telehealth solutions designed to improve patient outcomes while decreasing total cost of care.


Unify your enterprise imaging environment across sites, specialties and technologies to simplify medical image management, empower effective collaboration and enhance patient care.


It’s our mission to relentlessly seek breakthrough innovation that will shape health care of tomorrow. And we believe that what we do doesn’t just impact health care – it impacts the world. It’s why, more than ever, health care is too important to stay the same.

Change Healthcare

At Change Healthcare, we are focused on enabling smarter healthcare. Everyday, we are re-imagining how insights can lead to smarter healthcare, and we are committed to delivering products, services , innovations, and experiences to our clients across the continuum of care.


CureMD is a leading provider of innovative health information systems and services that transform the administrative and clinical operations of healthcare organizations of all sizes.

Enovate Medical

powers intelligent care through the first workstation solution that connects nurses, patients, management, and IT staff.

ettain group

ettain health is led by business, technology, and clinical experts with deep expertise to support our customers in selecting, implementing, and optimizing their information technology investments.


Accelerating cancer research and improving the quality of care requires the entire industry to work together. Our products connect community oncologists, academics, hospitals, life science researchers and regulators on a shared technology platform.


Geonetric helps healthcare brands thrive through effective marketing and distinctive websites. As a marketing agency and software developer with deep technical and creative expertise, Geonetric provides hospitals, health systems, and medical groups with a healthcare-specific content management system, hosting, marketing strategies and creative services optimized for the unique needs of the healthcare industry.

Greenway Health

Behind every medical interaction, we're there, creating EHR software solutions to make life easier.

Health Catalyst

Health Catalyst is a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, committed to being the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement.

Health Media Network

Provide trusted healthcare communication platforms at the Point of Care to advance consumer health literacy and facilitate better conversations between doctors and patients to improve healthcare outcomes.


We amplify the critical evidence for health products and services in value-focused environments.


When lives are on the line, your workforce is too. We help develop the most competent and confident healthcare professionals. Your improved outcomes are where we start when creating solutions - we know your problems and the importance of solving them.

IBM Watson Health

We are a leading provider of innovative artificial intelligence, enterprise imaging, and interoperability solutions that seek to advance healthcare.


Inspirata’s mission is to develop and deliver the most comprehensive, innovative cancer informatics solutions available in the world. We strive to provide the right insights at the right time—to improve the experience of patients and clinicians throughout the complex cancer journey and ensure that more cancer patients become cancer survivors.


Let us partner with you to develop better technology and drive better outcomes for your business or practice. ITelagen’s IT services are the building blocks to create custom solutions to manage your equipment, data, and software, while supporting your team with a white glove approach.

Kit Check

Kit Check’s focus is helping pharmacists improve operational efficiency, patient safety, and medication visibility throughout the hospital. Since 2012, more than 400 hospitals have implemented a Kit Check solution to tens of millions of medications annually.


We partner with biopharma companies, care providers, pharmacies, manufacturers, governments and others to deliver the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the patients who need them, when they need them — safely and cost-effectively.


At Medecision, we believe in a liberated healthcare system where people, plans and care teams engage in driving the best health outcomes in a seamless, interconnected way.

Medic Mobile

Medic Mobile is a nonprofit organization on a mission to improve health in the hardest-to-reach communities. We build world-class, open-source software that supports health workers delivering equitable care that reaches everyone.


Our fully interoperable web-based EHR platform navigates the care continuum with unparalleled confidence, so you can see the full picture and treat the whole patient — no matter where you are.

Next IT

Our customers and strategic partners use our technology to build business-first AI solutions that put them a step ahead of their competition.


More time with patients. Improved quality of care. Healthier communities. Streamlined operations. Better financial outcomes for ambulatory providers. And a more favorable work-life balance for clinicians. That’s what our 2,600 employees, 45 years of experience and powerful healthcare IT platform are all about.


NODE.Health (Network of Digital Evidence in Health) is the home for evidence based digital medicine that brings together a network of societies, organizations and innovators dedicated to digital transformation in health. NODE.Health builds and explores the knowledge base now required to lead global healthcare systems and industry into the value based era.


Our easy-to-use software simplifies your practice management and billing operations. See patients. Get paid. It's that simple.

Oracle Healthcare

Transforming the future of healthcare will be achieved by innovating and delivering high-quality patient care, while simultaneously reducing costs. Only Oracle Cloud can deliver tomorrow’s healthcare, today.


Phreesia’s automated patient intake platform provides an individualized experience designed to engage patients in their care and give you the capacity to do more of what matters in your organization.


Picis is a global provider of clinical information solutions that automate the entire perioperative experience with one contiguous patient record, from preop to anesthesia software through PACU.


From reducing costs to providing unmatched clinical insight, Premier helps health systems focus on what they do best.


QuadraMed® is a leading provider of award-winning healthcare software and services that improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of patient care.

TDS Health

In addition to STAT!Ref, TDS Health has collaborated and partnered with the best in the healthcare industry to provide the finest possible health informatics products available.


Verily lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world's health data useful so that people enjoy healthier lives.


We create life-changing healthcare communication tools.

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