Biography for Susan D. Hall
Susan Hall spent more than 20 years as a newspaper writer and editor in Dallas and Seattle before making the leap online at MSNBC. Now living in Louisville, Ky., she has focused on enterprise technology as a writer and editor for IT Business Edge. Most recently she has written for Dice.com and Enterprise Apps Today. Follow @FierceHealthIT on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.
Articles by Susan D. Hall
Andrey Ostrovsky: Use of telehealth for children with special healthcare needs faces limitations [Q&A]
Telehealth can effectively provide services to children with special healthcare needs, but the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health in California found it's not being used to its full potential.
With phishing attacks on the rise against healthcare organizations, Jackson Health System in Miami is preparing by better training workers to be alert.
Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say that their organizations have been the target of cyberattacks during the past two years, and only about half feel that they are adequately prepared to thwart them, according to the 2015 KPMG Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey.
A new report calls for the creation of a national coordinated registries network to monitor medical devices after they become commercially available.
Any codes that will be expanded in ICD-10 hold promise to enhance research and process improvements, and health information management specialists can help make the most all the new code set has to offer, according to American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)-approved ICD-10 trainer Cathie Wilde.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has long been involved in efforts to improve patient matching, according to Lisa Gallagher, the organization's vice president of technology solutions.
A new law in Texas going into effect Sept. 1 will allow school-based telemedicine visits for children covered by Medicaid, reports The Texas Tribune.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General has chastised the VA for the improper use of the use of the Yammer social network, according to a recent report.
Blue Button can improve information-sharing between providers, but patients need more education about how it can boost care coordination, according to a study published in the Journal of Internet Medical Research.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's warning to healthcare organizations to stop using a line of infusion pumps because of cybersecurity flaws is only one of the regulatory developments affecting medical device makers and pharmaceutical firms, according to attorney Anna Spencer.