Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Senior Editor of Healthcare IT News.

HIMSS18 attendees on explored the conference's Cybersecurity Command Center Theater.

By Jessica Davis 01:58 pm March 09, 2018
About 96 percent of those attacks had an identifiable threat actor, with phishers, negligent insiders and hackers causing the biggest problems.
Economist Paul Krugman HIMSS18
By Jessica Davis 08:27 pm March 07, 2018
Economist says more scrutiny on elective procedures could contribute to a long-term solution.
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Gregory Moore, MD, Google Cloud’s vice president of healthcare, speaking at HIMSS18 on Wednesday.

By Jessica Davis 04:32 pm March 07, 2018
Google Cloud VP, Cleveland Clinic associate CIO, urge healthcare organizations to get out there and find partners.
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Google Cloud exec David Parish speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Jessica Davis 07:15 pm March 06, 2018
Machine learning is capable of predicting care outcomes and drastically improving the effectiveness of healthcare -- but how quickly can the industry bring the elements together?
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Jon Walter McKeeby, the CIO for its Department of Clinical Research Informatics, speaking during a HIMSS18 Allscripts’ meeting on data security best practices.

By Jessica Davis 04:12 pm March 06, 2018
Leaders from Allscripts, NIH, Albany Medical Center and others offered a sobering look at cyberattack risks, calling for bigger budgets and a security-first culture.
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Jonathan Hirsch, Syapse president, speaking during the HIMSS18 Precision Medicine Forum on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 07:39 pm March 05, 2018
Interoperability and the unwillingness of organizations to share information is standing in its way, experts say.

Jon White, MD, ONC Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm March 05, 2018
The agency is close to releasing its interoperability and info blocking guidance, and when enacted, organizations that break the rules may be subject to penalties.
IBM machine learning
By Jessica Davis 03:48 pm March 02, 2018
All its properties will be in one place at Booth 6243, which will feature innovations powered by a diverse array of acquisitions in recent years.
DoD Cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 11:15 am March 02, 2018
The work is currently in a planned eight-week assessment period, but some sites have already made progress: Fairchild Air Force Base achieved HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 6.
Hackers hit Nuance again in 2017, while NotPetya cost $98 million in lost revenue
By Jessica Davis 12:55 pm March 01, 2018
A recent SEC filing by the voice and language tool vendor outlined a December cyberattack, which impacted the records of 45,000 individuals.

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