Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

By Jessica Davis 04:01 pm January 30, 2017
Employees of Wyoming-based Campbell County Health and eHealthInsurance are the latest victims of a W-2 phishing scam, the organizations announced last week.

McKesson CEO John Hammergren

By Jessica Davis 12:10 pm January 27, 2017
McKesson has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CoverMyMeds, a developer of electronic prior authorization technology, for $1.1 billion. CoverMyMeds has partnered with McKesson's RelayHealth subsidiary since 2010.

Banner Health President and CEO Peter Fine

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am January 27, 2017
Arizona-based Banner Health and Royal Philips have extended their ongoing collaboration on connected health innovations with a 15-year agreement. They plan to determine how telehealth can improve care management for patients with chronic conditions.
Gates Foundation population health
By Jessica Davis 11:08 am January 25, 2017
The grant will be awarded over the next decade and will help expand the UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation as a global population health hub.

Mandeep Khera

By Jessica Davis 10:26 am January 24, 2017
Lack of regulation and visibility of hacks to the public allow organizations to put IoT and mobile security on the back burner, but Arxan exec Mandeep Khera expects both regulations and hacks to increase this year.

Matt Barrett is NIST program manager for the Cybersecurity Framework.

By Jessica Davis 02:12 pm January 23, 2017
While officials made no major changes to the security guidance, the proposed updates evolve the voluntary guidance and introduces measurement methods for cybersecurity.
By Jessica Davis 11:52 am January 20, 2017
An unauthorized user downloaded patient files containing personal information and for some, Social Security numbers. No reason was given for the delayed notification.
Indiana Cancer Agency TheDarkOverlord
By Jessica Davis 01:31 pm January 19, 2017
The hacker infiltrated the database of Cancer Services of East Central Indiana-Little Red Door, wiped the data from the server and demanded payment to prevent the data from being publicly released.

Peter Basch, MD

By Jessica Davis 01:03 pm January 19, 2017
Peter Basch, MD, senior director of health IT quality and safety, research and national health IT policy for Washington, D.C.-based MedStar Health, has received the 2016 HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award.
By Jessica Davis 11:18 am January 19, 2017
The settlement is related to the 2011 theft of a USB drive that contained the ePHI of 2,209 members from the life insurance company's IT department.

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