The BlueNovo Weekly 3 Things You Should Know are a collection of the relevant healthcare technology changes impacting the community healthcare market.

Health IT Briefing March 4-8

Misconfigured database leads to major data breach at UW Medicine Seattle-based UW Medicine is announcing close to 1 million patients of a database configuration error that has exposed their protected health information on the internet for several weeks.  The files...

Health IT Briefing Feb.25-March 1

Data Points: Data exchange still a struggle 10 years after HITECH Act February marks the 10th anniversary of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act being signed into law. Although there has been much progress, the industry has yet to...

Health IT Briefing Feb.18-22

How IT Support Streamlines EHR Optimization, Boosts EHR Usability Enabling enhanced clinical efficiency and EHR usability typically means more work on the IT side.  Investing in additional IT services can help shorten the adjustment period that follows EHR...

Health IT Briefing Feb.11-15

The Modern Healthcare Storage Environment: How To Balance Storage Capacity, Performance, And Cost The rapidly increasing need for efficient, reliable, and cost-effective storage is at a all time high.  According to IDC Research, healthcare’s digital assets are growing...

Health IT Briefing Nov. 26-30

How IT Support Streamlines EHR Optimization, Boosts EHR Usability Enabling enhanced clinical efficiency and EHR usability typically means more work on the IT side.  Investing in additional IT services can help shorten the adjustment period that follows EHR...

Health IT Briefing Oct. 8-12

Carequality Looking To Leverage FHIR The interoperability framework is seeking input from both Carequality members and non-members to inform the development of a new FHIR Implementation Guide. Carequality intends to identify broad, nationwide FHIR implementation...

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Leading Healthcare Organizations Push For New Records Request Process A new digital health records request method, led by X4 Health, was released at the Biden Cancer Summit in D.C. on September 21st. The new tool, called the "Health Record Request Wizard", simplifies...

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Data Breach Costs UMass Memorial $230,000 Healthcare still remains one of the most targeted industries of cyberattacks due to its valuable healthcare data. UMass has agreed to pay $230,000 after two separate data breaches exposed the PHI of more than 15,000 people....

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Watch Series 4 Receives First FDA Clearance For Apple Apple is paving the way for more consumer medical gadgets as they received FDA clearance for both an atrial-fibrillation detecting algorithm and an ECG that will be built into the new watch. The FDA is eager to...

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NextGen Aligns Investor-Facing And Commercial-Facing Identities Clients have known them as NextGen Healthcare for nearly 20 years, but they were still listed and trading under the name Quality Care Systems, Inc. On September 10th, 2018, the company finally changed its...