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