Current Industry News

2017-05-24 07:15

Our annual awards recognize top hospital and health system teams based on leadership, professional development opportunities, salary and benefits, workplace culture and more.

2017-05-24 06:32

The settlement stems from 2014 OCR complaint that staff member from Spencer Cox Center disclosed a patient's protected health information.

2017-05-24 06:10

Stanford Medicine, UC San Francisco University of Chicago Medicine to help Google Brain fine-tune predictive analytics to spot patterns in EHRs.

2017-05-23 11:31

HIMSS, AHIMA, AMIA all say the drastic cuts to ONC and other agencies will hamper patient safety and new cures, send innovation in a downward spiral and slow down work toward a learning health system.

2017-05-23 11:13

Utah health system says the platform make its nurse practitioners and physician assistants available for online patient visits.

2017-05-23 10:47

But the former ONC chief thinks consumerism will play a major role in promoting data exchange.

2017-05-23 10:22

ID management has become central to fighting cybercrime as cloud computing and the internet change the nature of access and security, according to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s vice president of security.

2017-05-23 10:13

The system’s ACO is working with Arcadia Healthcare Solutions on using data to improve health, gain efficiencies and trim costs.

2017-05-23 09:32

KLAS report found InterSystems appealed to many providers for its lower cost structure than Epic, KLAS found.

2017-05-23 09:15

While WannaCry exploited two of the NSA’s leaked hacking tools, EternalBlue uses all seven and has no kill-switch.While WannaCry exploited two of the NSA’s leaked hacking tools, EternalBlue uses all seven and has no kill-switch.

2017-05-23 08:10

The cuts to Medicaid move from entitlement and a state-based per-capita grant program, eliminating all but the neediest from the benefit.

2017-05-23 07:22

Persistent infrastructure and talent acquisition concerns render the industry not-quite-ready to embrace the next generation of health IT. But we’re getting close.

2017-05-23 06:47

The President’s proposal instructs the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to prioritize interoperability and EHR usability with $22 million less than ONC had in years’ past.

2017-05-23 06:00

Officials said the goal is to provide each of the state’s 170 hospitals with the necessary cyber tools to prevent breaches.

2017-05-23 05:30

Analyst also advised hospitals to prepare now for rapid consolidation in the EHR and revenue cycle markets.

2017-05-22 11:53

Value-based care company joins heavy-hitters such as a IBM and Kaiser Permanente to explore new avenues for digital ledger platforms in the health industry.

2017-05-22 11:22

While Congress has long-spurned DoD and Veterans Affairs for failing to become interoperable, the VA isn’t necessarily to blame.

2017-05-22 11:20

The organizations are also releasing a documentary film about women  making an impact at the grassroots level in traditionally under-represented communities. 

2017-05-22 10:58

Team of “advanced provider educators” focused on ensuring clinicians were using the EHR optimally.

2017-05-22 10:40

Team plans to leverage Watson AI to develop cognitive tools that use analytics, knowledge-driven learning and semantics-based interrogation.

2017-05-22 08:59

April was the second straight month where breached healthcare entities improved the time it took to detect security incidents and how quickly they then alerted the government.
 

2017-05-22 08:44

The Congressional Budget Office says the two bills will cost less than $1 million combined over the next 5 years.

2017-05-22 07:57

Industry watchers are already speculating about who might acquire the cloud-based EHR vendor, and Cerner and Epic are both on the list.

2017-05-22 07:52

Cybercriminal was able to steal both personal and financial information of customers for more than 10 weeks.

2017-05-22 05:15

More Disruption Labs head Santosh Mohan said that CEO Jonathan Bush will present big ideas for digital health startups to chase at an event next month in San Francisco.

2017-05-22 05:06

In this podcast, we will review some of the ideas we shared in our previous podcasts on this series. We will also provide insights into what is new, what is driving the most current state of change and what we see as the next potential drivers.

2017-05-19 11:12

Flowing outside data into existing electronic health records can be a difficult undertaking, AHIMA says, but there are ways to make it work best.

2017-05-19 10:25

In the wake of the WannaCry, the Government Accountability Office is trying to bring the industry up-to-speed on the growing threats to devices.

2017-05-19 08:35

Healthcare providers, life science companies and technology vendors view artificial intelligence as important to competitiveness, Tata Consultancy Services reports.

2017-05-19 08:02

From the day of the attack to the fall out and official statements about what happened, we break it all down.

2017-05-19 07:23

Strategic alliance hopes to build robust analytics and machine learning into workflows to provide data-driven recommendations.

2017-05-19 07:05

Hospitals already know it’s hard to hire top infosec talent, but an imminent report from the reveals that it may be even worse than many thought.

2017-05-19 06:31

As I stood in a room of infosec and healthcare CISOs, the response to the ransomware was nothing short of fear.

2017-05-19 06:11

Today’s IT infrastructures are not hearty enough to support the data needs of genomics and other emerging healthcare practices and capabilities,  HIMSS Analytics says.

2017-05-18 10:51

Advocate Health Care informaticist says there are both challenges and opportunities for as technology becomes more widely used in clinical settings.

2017-05-18 10:37

But there is no killer app to solve the whole problem of unsecured legacy devices.

2017-05-18 10:37

Medical devices are the weakest link in an enterprise security strategy and there is no killer app to solve the problem.

2017-05-18 10:12

Paul Singer’s Elliott Associates bought a 10 percent stake in the EHR vendor, says there are many ways company can improve shareholder value.

2017-05-18 07:14

Leaked NSA tools led to a global hacking, and legislators don’t want that to happen again.

2017-05-18 06:06

Partnership with GE Healthcare with first focus on improving clinician productivity and patient outcomes in diagnostic imaging.

2017-05-18 05:49

Northwell Health, which led the funding round, says technology can greatly improve care coordination.

2017-05-18 04:44

The $19.6 million contract will bolster patient access to care and is fully integrated with the VistA EHR.

2017-05-17 20:00

In healthcare, machine learning may yield fast, accurate insights. But humans are still better able to detect ridiculous anomalies and discover problems that machines have not yet learned to detect.

2017-05-17 12:05

The trained cardiologist Robert Califf will focus on bridging the gap between technology and patients.

2017-05-17 11:20

Company’s population health management platform, HealtheIntent, serves as the system’s backbone.

2017-05-17 11:06

The Nashville-based provider says a deep focus on people, process and the system’s technology will make sure it all goes off without a hitch.

2017-05-17 08:46

While healthcare is not applying the same kind of data understanding that other service rely on, precision medicine will bring that to the fore, expert says.

2017-05-17 08:22

CRISPR has sparked considerable excitement for precision medicine, but patient safety, enzyme delivery and today’s level of disease understanding are limiting mainstream adoption.

2017-05-17 07:41

An ambitious project aims to provide insight on “the most diverse collection of people in human history.”

2017-05-17 06:39

While security experts were expecting a second wave of attacks this week, the outbreak has begun to slow.

2017-05-17 06:27

The EHR company’s founder is worth about $2.5 billion.

2017-04-18 05:45

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2017-03-21 10:15

Data governance policies are full of holes that can become expensive pitfalls. We explain some of the stumbling blocks.

2017-02-16 04:00

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a host of conveniences and automation to both business and consumers. But new privacy and compliance responsibilities are part of this package deal. Here's how to make the most of it.