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Advocate ACO, Cerner population health IT to reduce heart failure hospitalizations
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm February 15, 2018
The collaboration is all part of the health system's push toward value-based care.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, released the agency’s budget requests for fiscal 2018 on Tuesday.

By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm February 15, 2018
Agency Chief Scott Gottlieb also will establish a Center of Excellence on Digital Health designed to create a new way to evaluate third-party certifiers and supported by a cybersecurity unit.
petya cyberattack ransomware

The hackers disguised the wiper malware, Petya, as ransomware in order to distract from its real purpose -- to destroy data.

By Jessica Davis 12:33 pm February 15, 2018
Officials found the Russian military “was almost certainly responsible” for the massive global attack, and serves as a reminder that nation-state actors can impact even small organizations that weren’t the intended target.
Sponsored
By 11:27 am February 15, 2018
Technology is ubiquitous in today’s healthcare environment. Yet hospital and healthcare organizations’ struggle to make the most of their technology investment is equally pervasive.
By Tom Sullivan 11:09 am February 15, 2018
The new penetration testing approach, spread over an extended time frame, enables the company to layer on analytics for identifying systemic risk.
By Susan Morse 11:05 am February 15, 2018
While nearly half of clinical trials lack the participation to succeed, the hospital is deploying artificial intelligence to identify candidates and, in so doing, protect its investment.
population health

Renee Broadbent, associate vice president of population health technology and strategy at UMass Memorial, speaking at an April 2017 event in Boston.

By Susan Morse 10:46 am February 15, 2018
The best population health management program is built on data and supported by robust operations that can scale up to meet the organization’s needs.
flu season EHRs
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am February 15, 2018
The health system said that the practice complexity and large-scale change required to transition to the new electronic health record are also causing delays.
HIMSS18 Precision Medicine Symposium

Damon Hostin, CEO of the Precision Medicine Alliance will be the opening keynote at the Precision Medicine Symposium on March 5.

By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm February 14, 2018
Experts will address a range of topics from current challenges to the future vision of precision medicine.
veterans affairs secretary David Shulkin

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD. Credit: Veterans Affairs

By Jessica Davis 02:47 pm February 14, 2018
A report found David Shulkin, MD, also improperly accepted tickets to Wimbledon during his summer trip to Europe, but the secretary calls the report inaccurate and biased.

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