Current Industry News

2018-07-20 12:46

Nearly two dozen chief information officers from leading U.S. health systems say they're keenly focused on patient engagement, a new report shows – while also trying to wring value from their technology infrastructure and innovate for the future.

2018-07-20 12:36

Media reports claim that the notorious SamSam ransomware variant took down thousands of the medical testing giant’s servers through an RDP brute force attack, but the company won’t share the details.

2018-07-20 09:07

On the first anniversary of the state's mandate, 51 percent of prescribers in the state are fighting the opioid crisis by using electronic prescription for controlled substances.

2018-07-20 08:45

In what officials say was a ‘deliberate,’ highly targeted attack, cybercriminals repeatedly targeted Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s personal records.

2018-07-20 04:37

Begin by eliminating the false sense of safety that manual reporting produces and, from there, target these key areas.

2018-07-19 13:13

Hackers got into the Missouri health system’s network by a brute force attack on its remote desktop protocol, the same access used by the notorious SamSam ransomware variant.

2018-07-19 11:33

American Hospital Association called on Congress to advance remote patient monitoring, reduce restrictions on tech, and include more hospitals in the Rural Health Care Program.

2018-07-19 10:32

Cleveland Clinic-founded BioEnterprise and Bounce will share office space and tech incubator resources to mentor startups.

2018-07-19 08:43

The American Medical Association and MedStar Health examined how physicians used Cerner and Epic electronic health records, and found a lot variability that could impact safety.

2018-07-19 06:22

The agreement is to continue the public-private partnership to connect AI technology with genomic data to provide cancer therapy for veterans.

2018-07-19 05:31

To achieve gains in quality, hospitals need to strategically pace the rollout of new features and functionality.

2018-07-18 12:30

Health system uses communications platform to go from a 65 percent patients seen rate for case managers to 91 percent – with a reduced number of FTEs, official says.

2018-07-18 11:01

Partners will build on existing relationship to advance research and treatments, they said.

2018-07-18 10:26

After HHS shut down the AHRQ site with two decades of medical information, ECRI announced it will make the evidence-based materials available.

2018-07-18 09:12

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposes a new rule to combat note bloat, improve patient safety, advanced analytics and enable IT innovation.

2018-07-18 09:12

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposes a new rule to combat note bloat, improve patient safety, advanced analytics and enable IT innovation.

2018-07-18 08:22

Employees fell victim to a targeted phishing campaign, which may have exposed sensitive data for some patients, including Social Security numbers and health insurance information.

2018-07-18 07:55

Networking hub is designed to connect the company with Penn researchers and local startups to fast-track new technologies.

2018-07-18 06:07

Two employee email accounts were breached by phishing attacks, which potentially gave hackers access to a trove of highly sensitive data that varied by patient.

2018-07-18 05:48

The startup is working in conjunction with Cape Fear Valley Health pilot test to add social features for Medicare beneficiaries with congestive heart failure.

2018-07-18 04:56

Hospitals ignoring blockchain risk being left behind, IT firms say, and they share advice about getting work underway.

2018-07-17 12:59

Health Catalyst announced a new surveillance module for its Patient Safety Monitor suite that aims to help hospitals protect patient safety by deploying predictive analytics to monitor, predict and prevent inpatient risk.

2018-07-17 12:51

Organization plans to expand beyond MSSP with new commercial contracts, Medicare Advantage contracts, and commercial ACO products with other payers.

2018-07-17 11:56

Announced Tuesday at Microsoft Inspire, the ‘bring your own keys’ tool lets healthcare organizations create, update and revoke encryption keys on demand.

2018-07-17 07:52

Hackers breached one of the largest clinical laboratories over the weekend, forcing a shutdown of the network to contain the cyberattack.

2018-07-17 07:42

Engineers from both companies will collaborate on new architectures to better serve consumers, officials say.

2018-07-17 05:16

New research determines that the time has come to finally replace those old analog devices.

2018-07-16 11:56

The agency's new challenge is seeking ways to help hospital decision-makers access and make use of the information contained in the CHPL.

2018-07-16 11:05

New eyebrow-raising research finds 80 percent of clinical department heads at major hospitals are men – and almost 90 percent are white.

2018-07-16 10:44

UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.

2018-07-16 06:08

CDS vendors are working to incorporate AI and machine learning into their products to boost diagnostics, imaging, pathology and radiology.

2018-06-20 05:00

More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.

2018-05-23 04:30

Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.

2018-05-22 10:00

One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.


2018-05-22 04:00

Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when you

2018-05-22 04:00

Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when you're in public sector IT. But even if you're not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: focus on the impact, the people, the customer, and success will follow.

2018-05-21 06:00

GSK began an overhaul transformation of its R&D data and analytics infrastructure three years ago. Here's what it looks like today.

2018-05-18 04:00

A new report identifies the traits of organizations that are getting value -- higher revenues and profits -- due to their machine learning initiatives. Does your enterprise have what it takes?

2018-05-17 04:00

Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.