Tag Archives: hospitals

Top medic says pressures at hospitals are not just for Christmas

The Clinical Medical Director at Cork University Hospital says it is inconceivable to think that health care staff would be granted extended leave over the Christmas period. Dr Mike O’Connor was speaking on RTE radio following comments from the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, who called on the Health Service Executive to “properly manage and deploy” resources in… Read More »

At the Beverly Hills HIT Summit, CIO Tracy Donegan Shares the Story of Her Los Angeles Hospital’s Up-From-the-Ground IT Development

In many ways, emergency physicians across the country are at the front lines of the battle against opioid abuse and addiction, as patients who are abusing or addicted to opioids are frequent users of emergency care. The ED is often a hospital “entry point” for addicted patients, who present in the ED asking for prescription… Read More »

Mac McMillan Speaks to the Troubling Trend that Hospitals Still Aren’t Prioritizing Security

Several healthcare and health IT industry groups are asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create a wavier under anti-kickback rules to enable the donation of healthcare cybersecurity technology and services to help improve the cybersecurity posture of providers and promote secure data exchange. The HHS Office of the Inspector General… Read More »