Watson is the first commercially available cognitive computing which analyzes high volumes of data, understands complex questions posed in natural language, and proposes evidence-based answers. Watson continuously learns, gaining in value and knowledge over time, from previous interactions. In April 2015, IBM Watson Health and the Watson Health Cloud platform was launched. The new unit aims to improve the ability of doctors,
Hackers using ransomware gets paid to turn the system back
Mount Pleasant Texas facility Titus Regional Medical Center and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center are just two recent examples of hackers accessing systems of major medical providers. In these two cases, hackers demanded ransom in order to turn the systems back over to the owners.
As Apple refuses to comply (Apple CEO Tim Cook says that they do not have the technology and it is too dangerous to create) with the court ruling for them to create a backdoor into iPhones, many are scrutinizing the security of health data that is held electronically. If a backdoor to access any device or service is created,
Respiratory care provider, Lincare, was ordered to pay a $239,800 fine by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR). “While OCR prefers to resolve issues through voluntary compliance, this case shows that we will take the steps necessary, including litigation, to obtain adequate remedies for violations of the HIPAA Rules,”
Interoperability refers to systems that allow providers to share data among different practitioners, insurers, billing/scheduling systems and health information exchanges improving quality of patient care, improving efficiency of reporting and data filing, and making life saving information more readily available.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released its 80-page 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory.
According to a recently released study, Greenway Health is now the top ranked electronic health record (EHR) vendor for customer satisfaction among primary care physicians. As an article on Practice of the Future reveals, Greenway Health ranked first across all surveyed primary care electronic health records systems in the category of PRIVATE/INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS.
PARAMUS, N.J., August 3, 2015 Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions – located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Lytec Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69 per month (billing and scheduling only) or $99 per month (full suite –
PARAMUS, N.J., July 6, 2015 Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions – located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Medisoft Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69* per month per user,
PARAMUS, N.J., June 24, 2015 Microwize Technology – a firm providing electronic medical records software, healthcare IT solutions, and electronic billing – located in Paramus, New Jersey recently acquired Medinet of DeVault, Pennsylvania making it the second acquisition in the last three years. Microwize Technology has been helping healthcare professionals since 1997 and their implementation success rate exceeds the national standard by three times.