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2019-12-12 10:12

The enterprise-wide effort, which comes as part of the Boston health system's larger five-year strategic plan and rebranding, is aimed at improving patient experience.

2019-12-12 10:06

Healthcare IT News and Healthcare Finance editors Mike Miliard and Susan Morse join host Jonah Comstock for an onsite recap of the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston this week. They talk about trends, lessons and how the demands of healthcare security are evolving.

2019-12-12 08:32

Whether enabling patients to understand costs, helping them manage billing or reminding them to get to the doctor, healthcare organizations are harnessing technology to more effectively engage patients.

2019-12-12 08:22

During its two years of implementation at the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, the PARADE technology has screened more than 87,000 patients, with 8,731 high-risk patients identified.

2019-12-12 07:49

The bedside teams at RSFH's three hospitals will be supported on a 24/7 basis by Advanced ICU Care's team of intensivists and nurses.

2019-12-11 10:59

As the role of the CISO evolves, so too does the threat landscape, the infrastructure that needs safeguarding and the policy imperatives shaping the mission of data protection.

2019-12-11 08:48

Most healthcare provider organizations have yet to dip their toes into artificial intelligence. But some are using AI to reap rewards in everything from checking symptoms to diagnosing lung nodules.

2019-12-11 08:48

Most healthcare provider organizations have yet to dip their toes into artificial intelligence. But some are using AI to reap rewards in everything from checking symptoms to diagnosing lung nodules.

2019-12-11 06:38

It's part of the VA's Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations, or ATLAS, initiative, which will provide clinical services including primary care, mental health and social work.

2019-12-10 08:45

While the shift is necessary, the transition period will likely see hackers targeting newly vulnerable information, said Halamka.

2019-12-10 07:27

Flores currently serves as CIO for Johnson Controls, where she is responsible for global business services, which includes back-office shared services, information technology, cybersecurity and analytics.

2019-12-10 06:53

Sturdy Memorial Hospital accomplished this by contacting the right case manager when a behavioral health patient presented at the ED, coordinating with case managers, and transitioning the patient to appropriate care in an outpatient setting.

2019-12-10 03:00

Security pros are being outmaneuvered, not outsmarted, said Michael Coates at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston

2019-12-10 02:22

 A report from charity Privacy International claims that a DHSC contract lacks transparency and prioritises commercial interest.

2019-12-09 23:29

Tim Kelsey will take on the new role in 2020.

2019-12-09 23:24

C-suite leaders in healthcare shared on the fundamentals, challenges and potential of connected care at the HIMSS Australia Digital Health Summit.

2019-12-09 11:39

IT security is a legacy word, says Brian Selfridge: "This isn't cybersecurity, this is risk."

2019-12-09 11:35

Risk can have a profound impact on the financial health of any organization, where sensitive information is often hosted on outside servers.

2019-12-09 10:54

VPN vulnerabilities, variations of "the Blues" and PACS imaging servers are among the risks the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center, or HC3, is tracking.

2019-12-09 08:55

Coagulase-negative staphylococcus. Acinetobacter species. Escherichia coli. Klebsiella pneumoniae. Pseudomonas species. Enterococcus species. Staphylococcus aureus. These are just some of the pathogens that researchers found on 80% of mobile phones used at a tertiary care teaching hospital and on 81% of the clinicians’ hands that handled those phones.

2019-12-09 07:26

The aim is to help Omnicell client healthcare organizations gain better visibility of controlled substances across the pharmacy supply chain.

2019-12-09 07:19

A security expert offers a variety of suggestions for how to improve security training to effectively beat the threat of ransomware and other criminal mischief.

2019-12-06 10:52

"There is great promise in using algorithms to sort patients and target care to those most in need," said Sens. Cory Booker and Ron Wyden in letters to CMS, FTC and others. "However, these systems are not immune to the problem of bias."

2019-12-06 08:07

Four analysts from Black Book, Chilmark, KLAS and PwC offer their expert advice for healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders seeking to make cloud technology work for their organizations.

2019-12-06 05:52

NAII will work with veterans and partners across federal agencies, the private sector and academia to prioritize AI research and development for better health.

2019-05-15 04:00

Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.

2019-01-15 03:00

Virtual employee assistants and voice interfaces to enterprise applications are relatively rare in enterprises today, but Gartner is predicting big growth in the next few years.

2019-01-14 04:30

CES exhibitors continue their tradition of zany tech announcements, almost all of which are cool. However, some of the innovations signal trends IT should consider.