Healthcare News & Insights

Secure portal in health care

One of the most advanced technologies in health care is the development of the patient portal. In this guest post, Dean Wiech, managing director of a global provider of access management and governance solutions, reviews the history and function of patient portals, and steps hospitals can take to protect them. 

Why access to clinicians’ notes can improve patients’ health

Lately there’s been more of a push to give patients access to the information in their own health records, including the notes their physicians make. Advances such as electronic health records (EHR) systems and online patient portals have made it easier to share these details with patients.

Physician resistance to EHR systems and how to overcome it

Hospitals face a number of challenges when they implement a new electronic health records (EHR) system. One of them is often getting doctors on board with the new system. Due to this and other issues, facilities may struggle to maintain productivity at first.