International health IT week in review: July 16

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT and eHealth news for the week ending July 16:

Threats to information security: public health implications
New England Journal of Medicine ~ William J. Gordon ~ 12/07/2017

In health care, information security has classically been regarded as an administrative nuisance, a regulatory hurdle, or a simple privacy matter.

Patient access to medical records continues to be challenging
Health Data Management ~ Greg Slabodkin ~ 13/07/2017

Although electronic health records are widely used by providers, patients continue to face challenges in accessing their healthcare information, according to a new study funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

Posted in Australian eHealth

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