Articles about Healthcare & Medical Software

How Project US@ Fits into the U.S.’s Developing Health IT Infrastructure

A standard approach for representing patient addresses across all health IT systems was needed to improve patient matching using accurate address information. Enter Project US@, the “Unified Specification for Address in Health Care.”

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Understanding Medical Device Cybersecurity & the FDA’s Role

As medical devices evolve to better treat and monitor patient health, cybersecurity remains a top priority. As per FDA guidance, “medical device security is a shared responsibility…”

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Healthcare Data-Sharing System May Create Privacy Risks

In a world where data is currency, the healthcare sector presents a distinct exception. Strict privacy rules have long governed who has access to what information, with important legislation protecting personal medical records from outsiders – while promoting accessibility for individuals. What was designed to be accessible, however, has often been anything but. A series […]

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Health IT Standards Gaining Traction

A primary goal of Health IT software is to improve the overall quality, safety, and effective delivery of healthcare. However, despite widespread implementation and use of health IT
software, these safety and quality benefits have not been fully realized, as software vendors and users must balance innovation with the ability to mitigate risk in these highly valuable systems.

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Quandary Peak Research Approved for Groundbreaking 5-year Health IT Oversight Role

Quandary Peak was recently selected by a major EHR vendor to serve as a Software Quality Oversight Organization, charged with evaluating the company’s software and internal processes, and issuing software audit reports to improve the overall quality of their product, especially its ability to keep patients safe.

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Expert at Quandary Peak Research Assists in Contract Dispute Case

Brad Ulrich, a computer scientist at Quandary Peak Research, was recently engaged to provide software analysis and consulting for Step-By-Step Academy, an Ohio-based company, in the matter of Step-By-Step Academy, Inc. v. Special Learning, Inc in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Ohio. Special Learning is a Chicago-based company. The case involves a […]

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FoxNews.com Article Quotes Software Expert George Edwards

A FoxNews.com story on computer glitches in the HealthCare.gov website features several quotes by Quandary Peak Research software expert George Edwards. The article adds to a recent flurry of reports chronicling bugs in the new federal insurance marketplace. Dr. Edwards explained the inherent challenges faced by engineers in building the site, and noted that it’s […]

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