Brian Eastwood is a senior editor for CIO.com with more than 10 years of experience writing, editing and producing content for newspapers and the Web. He is primarily responsible for working with CIO.com's contributors and columnists, who cover topics such as cloud computing, big data, development and architecture, personal tech, the IT channel, business applications, BYOD, consumerization and business / project management. Brian's specific area of interest and expertise is healthcare IT. Prior to CIO.com, Brian was an editor at TechTarget and a newspaper reporter in the Boston suburbs. Outside the office, Brian is a history buff with a particular interest in postwar Europe and a runner who recently finished his 11th marathon.
Wearable tech for monitoring health and fitness primarily remains a tool of those who are already active, but a recent PwC report suggests that the general public is beginning to understand the benefits.
In recent weeks, the FDA and the Center for Internet Security have released guidance documents on medical device security. While there are no hard and fast recommendations, given the diverse types of devices and environments in which they're use
The healthcare industry's shift toward value-based, coordinated care won't succeed if providers, payers and patients aren't connected to the information they need to make better health and wellness decisions. Entities that fail to do s
Hackers purportedly representing Anonymous hit Boston Children's Hospital with phishing and DDoS attacks this spring. The hospital fought back with vigilance, internal transparency and some old-fashioned sneakernet. That – and a little bit
Yes, the technology can get complicated. Yes, licensure and reimbursement remain a regulatory mess. That said, telehealth is arguably one of healthcare IT's few 'easy wins' for physicians as well as patients. If your organization has y