DataMotion Blog

May 6, 2015

Using a HISP to Solve C-CDA Interoperability Issues

Interoperability is a major focus for the US Department of HHS Office of the National Coordinator under the leadership of Karen DeSalvo. Much has been written and said about the inability to share data between EHR systems, including finger pointing and accusations of data hoarding. So I’m proud to be a part of an organiz…Read More »

April 29, 2015

Direct Secure Messaging for Long Term / Post-Acute Care

When discussing the value of Direct Secure Messaging with our Hospital and Medical Center customers, we often hear them wish for greater connectivity with the LTPAC facilities in their care communities. So many of their patients transition to these type of facilities after procedures and in-patient stays. Improving the flo…Read More »

April 15, 2015

Real Traction for Mobile Healthcare and Better Patient Outcomes

Previously published in mHealth Intelligence By Bob Janacek Chief Technology Officer and Founder of DataMotion mHealth – the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices – is receiving a lot of media attention, and it should remain hot with big players like Apple and Samsung deeply involve…Read More »

April 4, 2015

Meaningful Use Stage 2 Criteria

The CMS Meaningful Use programs offer incentives for healthcare providers to adopt certified EHR (electronic health record) technologies.…Read More »

April 4, 2015

The Need for Direct Secure Messaging Directories

A Challenge for Direct Secure Messaging (DSM) Have you ever lost your cell phone and tried to re-create your phonebook? Forget sending an email to a friend whose email address you have forgotten. You can’t just look up the address in a directory. It doesn’t exist. We face the same challenge with Direct Secure Messaging…Read More »

February 19, 2015

HIPAA Compliance & Data Loss Prevention – Automatic for the People!

This blog has nothing to do with R.E.M.’s album, except that ‘Automatic for the People’ seemed like a perfect title for it. If you were drawn in by that obscure reference because you too are an R.E.M. fan – great! You can listen at the link above while you read the blog! We just published […]…Read More »

February 17, 2015

New Jersey Passes Data Encryption Law

New Jersey recently joined a growing list of states that have expanded the reach of their data breach laws. In January, New Jersey’s Governor Christie signed a law requiring health insurance carriers to protect certain information – either by encryption or “by any other method or technology rendering it unreadable,…Read More »

February 11, 2015

The Meaningful Use “Gold Rush”

Published on Healthcare Innovation News By Andy Nieto, health IT strategist, DataMotion The term “Gold Rush” is one that evokes visions of wealth and simultaneous despair. While there were individuals who succeeded in their quest for gold, the majority of people were lucky to break even as they followed alongside the t…Read More »

January 27, 2015

Do Healthcare Providers Need Direct Secure Messaging and Email Encryption? Part 2

Do I need email encryption and Direct Secure Messaging? What’s the difference? When should I use email encryption? When should I use Direct? Who can receive my Direct messages?  A new healthcare study published by the Spyglass Consulting Group this week adds more credence to the rationale that both Direct Secure Messagi…Read More »

January 22, 2015

Do Healthcare Providers Need Direct Secure Messaging and Email Encryption? Part 1

Do I need email encryption and Direct Secure Messaging? What’s the difference? When should I use email encryption? When should I use Direct? Who can receive my Direct messages?  Every day, we field inquiries from our healthcare customers asking questions like the ones above. Many ask if they need both Direct Secure Mess…Read More »