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Cerner President Zane Burke talks about DoD MHS Genesis EHR
By Jessica Davis 02:03 pm May 21, 2018
On a call with investors, Burke praised the EHR pilot at the Defense Department and suggested those negative media reports may have involved a competitor.
Denise Olivares Prognos VP talks about financial analytics
By Susan Morse 01:31 pm May 21, 2018
Denise Olivares explains that women tend to be good at piecing together various data sets, as she does in working with healthcare payers to identify risk within a patient population.
EHR vendor Epic involved in a Supreme Court labor law decision
By Mike Miliard 12:24 pm May 21, 2018
Supreme Court sides with Epic and other employers over workers in the May 21 decision, with Justice Neil Gorsuch writing the 5-4 majority opinion.
women in health IT talking at peer network event

A recent study found successful women invest in peer networks.

By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am May 21, 2018
As the emerging role can open new doors it’s becoming clear that successful women share these six professional traits.
next generation EHRs on mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:51 am May 21, 2018
EHRs will feature automation analytics, telemedicine, genomics and more in the not-too-distant future.

Sorena Nadaf and Warren Kibbe speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm May 18, 2018
The cofounders of the Cancer Informatics for Cancer Centers give their perspective on putting personalized care into operational practice.
Trump shakes hands with acting VA secretary Wilkie at White House

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Robert Wilkie after nominating him to be next Veterans Affairs Secretary on Friday. Photo by Mark Wilson, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:28 pm May 18, 2018
Joking that he “ruined the surprise,” the President made the announcement at the White House prison reform summit Friday afternoon.
Digital health startups see boost in gender parity while challenges persist

HIMSS hosts its own annual roundtable discussions about women in HIT leadership roles.

By Bernie Monegain 01:46 pm May 18, 2018
Health IT leaders applaud advances for women in leadership, but say there’s plenty of room for progress.
healthcare DMARC email attacks
By Bill Siwicki 01:21 pm May 18, 2018
The Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance standard can help hospitals protect against ransomware and phishing, but is only successfully used by 1.7 percent of large healthcare organizations.
patient records exposed on misconfigured FTP server
By Jessica Davis 01:03 pm May 18, 2018
MedEvolve, a practice management software vendor, left its FTP server open to the public without the need for a login.

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