EHR Data Security

IBM Watson, FDA Collaborate on Healthcare Blockchain Research

January 11, 2017 - IBM Watson Health and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have signed a collaborative research agreement with the goal of applying blockchain technology to define secure, efficient, and scalable health data exchange. IBM and the FDA will evaluate the use of blockchain technology in the exchange of owner-mediated data from sources including electronic medical records (EHRs), clinical trials,...

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Health Data Security Needs to Generate IAM Market Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The increasing number of cloud applications and mobile devices in healthcare organizations calls for tighter health data security as users access data both within an organization and remotely.  According to Grand View Research, the identity...

Maturing IT Infrastructure Making a Mark on CIO Priorities

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Advancements in IT infrastructure are having an impact on CIO priorities, particularly with regard to new initiatives. The latest CIO survey conducted by Harvey Nash polled over 3,000 CIOs and technology leaders across all major industries...

Healthcare CIOs Target Data Security, Physician Satisfaction

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare CIOs center their focus on data security and physician satisfaction when deciding which mobile technology is most important for their health IT infrastructure, according to a new survey conducted by the College of Healthcare Information...

What Does Blockchain Mean for Health IT Infrastructure?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry continues to explore the value of blockchain technology for improving its approach to security and interoperability. Blockchain could be the future of electronic health information exchange, but how does it work? Bitcoin...


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