Susan D. Hall

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 and Enterprise Apps Today. Follow @FierceHealthIT on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.

Articles by Susan D. Hall

Telemedicine enables endocrinologist visits for diabetic prisoners

Telemedicine is a viable option for treating diabetes among prison populations, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health.

eHealth Initiative: New payment models driving population health

Value-based payment models aren't going away, making population health initiatives ever more critical, Tricia Nguyen, executive vice president for population health at Texas Health Resources, said during a webinar presenting results from the eHealth Initiative's latest population health survey. 

White House publishes Precision Medicine Initiative data security framework

The White House has released its final Data Security Policy Principles and Framework for the Precision Medicine Initiative.

Electronic surveillance helps Alabama hospital reduce sepsis deaths

A Huntsville, Alabama, hospital was able to reduce sepsis-related deaths by 53 percent through a program focused on staff education and an electronic surveillance system, according to research published at the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Geisinger working toward real-time use of patient data

Geisinger Health System is pressing forward in using patient data in real time, according to John Kravitz, senior vice president and CIO of the organization.

CMS enlists 'data guardians' to create security awareness

Rather than rely solely on security staff, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has recruited "data guardians" to keep its employees on their toes.

Poor need ongoing help with online health resources

Simply providing Internet access isn't enough to equalize access to online health information for the urban poor, according to research in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Deven McGraw: HIPAA audits will require quick response

Covered entities in "desk audits" will be required to submit documentation within 10 business days, Deven McGraw, deputy director of health information privacy at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office for Civil Rights.

Healthcare IT budgets expected to rise, but demands even more so

A majority of healthcare executives expect IT budgets to increase in the next two years, but doing more with less remains a major reality, according to a new survey.

Wireless monitoring during labor offers patients more mobility, eases burden for nurses

A study of wireless monitoring of inpatient pregnant women yielded results similar to usual care, and both patients and nurses approved of the program, according to research published in Telemedicine and e-Health.