I.T.

14th Long Term & Post-Acute Health IT Summit takes new direction

The nation's leading healthcare I.T. summit has broadened its focus under the new leadership of LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies and is now taking registrations. The event runs June 24-26 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in the nation's capital.

A mundane hospital hack

A mundane hospital hack

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It's worthwhile to examine news from Concord, NH, involving a data breach of 15,000 patient records. On first blush, the question both providers and journalists might ask is if the compromised records were a result of a sophisticated hacking scheme. The answer is a resounding "nope" and provides a teachable incident for us all.