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CONTENTS Grand theft data


COVER STORY HMT Think Tank


4 By Rick Dana Barlow


February 2014 Vol. 35, No. 02


COLUMNS Viewpoint


Seeking meaningful engagements By Jason Free, Features Editor


28 Thought Leaders:


Moving HIM to the forefront By Subbu Ravi, COO of Amphion Medical Solutions


6 DEPARTMENTS


Industry Watch EHRs, infectious agents, meaningful use, HIMSS14 resources.


26 Dashboard: CPOE, e-prescribing, eMAR Tactical Operations 18 Have HIPAA and HITECH lived up to their billing?


Health Management Technology asked a group of security-minded experts to gauge the effectiveness of the HIPAA and HITECH Acts, including: Mac McMillan, CEO, CynergisTek, and Chair, HIMSS Pri- vacy & Security Policy Task Force; Barry Chaiken, M.D., Chief Medical Information Offi cer, Infor; Rich Temple, National Practice Director, Beacon Partners; Sam Curry, Chief Technology Offi cer, Identity and Data Protection, RSA, The Security Division, EMC Corp.; Steve Matheson, North American Vice President of Sales, BridgeHead Soft- ware; Roberta Katz, Director, Healthcare Solutions, EMC Corp.; Mike McAlpen, Executive Director of Security and Compliance 8x8 Inc.


12 13


Pre-emptive strikes can prevent big fi nes 7 questions to ask your business phone service providers.


Are your IT systems really as compliant as you think? Four healthcare IT experts offer advice on how to fi nd out whether your systems make the grade or miss the mark.


Strategic Directives 14


2 February 2014 SCAN TO REGISTER


Planning for the unknown Maintaining your network infrastructure during a disaster. By Jason Free, Features Editor


The Next Big Thing 22


Execs share 2020 vision of


high-tech effects Culture, workfl ow changes must keep pace with product debuts. By Rick Dana Barlow, Editor-at-large


Empowering your front-line workers Five essential features to consider when purchasing mobile workstations. By Jason Free, Features Editor


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