Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

Dale Nordenberg at HIMSS17

By Jessica Davis 01:09 pm February 21, 2017
Hospitals have recognized the need to fix flaws in connected devices but solutions will require a sustained effort.

John Houston, UPMC vice president of security and privacy

By Jessica Davis 11:07 am February 21, 2017
At the Cybersecurity Forum, experts explained how a top-down approach can impact an organization’s security issues.
Deven McGraw at HIMSS17

Deven McGraw speaking at HIMSS17 about OCR’s 2017 priorities.

By Jessica Davis 02:34 pm February 20, 2017
The organization’s deputy director, Deven McGraw, revealed OCR’s 2017 priorities and got real with the auditing process.
Mitchell Parker at HIMSS17

Mitch Parker, executive director of Information Security and Compliance for Indiana University Health, speaking about cybersecurity in Orlando.

By Jessica Davis 04:36 pm February 19, 2017
At the Cybersecurity Forum, Mitch Parker encourages communications and planning that involve the entire enterprise.

Intermountain’s Mark Lewis, MD, at the Precision Medicine Symposium in Orlando.

By Jessica Davis 12:59 pm February 19, 2017
Intermountain is using genomics to attack the Darwinian nightmare.

The tech giant will also collaborate with Tribridge, System C & Graphnet Care Alliance and others. It also announced that telehealth provider MDLIVE and Premera will leverage its AI chatbot.

By Jessica Davis 12:20 pm February 17, 2017
Microsoft and UPMC have partnered to improve healthcare delivery through a series of projects, Microsoft announced Thursday.
By Jessica Davis 12:11 pm February 16, 2017
UC Berkeley brought the case against Broad Institute in Jan. 2016, challenging the intellectual rights over patents held by Broad Institute for the gene editing technology. While Broad was first awarded patents for the technology, UC Berkeley claimed it was first to apply for the patent.

Jonathan Bush, athenahealth's CEO, said electronic data exchange for health plans will reduce "friction between health plans and providers in clinical data and quality reporting."

By Jessica Davis 10:27 am February 15, 2017
A new health plan data exchange service from athenahealth offers support its providers who exchange clinical data with payers for quality management, risk adjustment and performance management programs, the company announced Wednesday.

Richard Besser, MD

By Jessica Davis 12:44 pm February 14, 2017
Besser, who is currently the health and medical editor for ABC News, succeeds Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, who led the organization for 14 years.
Shulkin confirmed VA
By Jessica Davis 11:12 am February 14, 2017
The acting VA undersecretary is the only remaining leader of the Obama administration and the only Trump cabinet pick with bipartisan support.

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