Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

By Jessica Davis 04:28 pm May 03, 2017
Cybercriminals can find databases left exposed on outdated or free platforms as easily as searching on the word ‘patient,’ according to DataBreaches.net.
VA VistA David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 01:52 pm May 03, 2017
Shulkin reiterated his July deadline for choosing the path forward for the outdated EHR to the House Committee on Appropriations on Wednesday.
Vivian Lee resigns NantHealth controversy
By Jessica Davis 02:21 pm May 02, 2017
The resignation of Vivian Lee also follows the controversial firing of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Director.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photo by Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons 

By Jessica Davis 01:51 pm May 01, 2017
The initiative will leverage artificial intelligence, high-performance computing and data from the VA and other federal resources to develop better treatments and preventative care for veterans.
health performance platform for athletes
By Jessica Davis 11:23 am May 01, 2017
The partnership will integrate the analytics tools with Cerner’s HealtheAthlete customized training programs and treatments.
VA vista

Dr. Poonam Alaigh, Acting Under Secretary for Health at the VA speaks during the Health Datapalooza in Washington, D.C. on April 28.

By Jessica Davis 02:33 pm April 28, 2017
While the healthcare industry debates the future of the outdated EHR, VA’s acting undersecretary said the agency is still looking into all options.
Greenway Health hit by ransomware attack

Greenway Health headquarters in Carrollton, Georgia. (Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am April 28, 2017
Internet-hosted users of the company’s Intergy EHR platform may experience limited activity as a result of the cyberattack, officials said.
Wake Forest's Epic EHR rollout was a money pit. Here's how they turned it around
By Jessica Davis 09:46 am April 28, 2017
CIO Chad Eckes transitioned the severely outdated system to a converged infrastructure resulting in faster workflow, higher uptimes, increased speed and value.
By Jessica Davis 03:33 pm April 27, 2017
By advancing the EHR code base, rather than picking a commercial EHR, Veterans Affairs can modernize its proprietary software at a fraction of the cost, officials say.
By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm April 27, 2017
The note sharing platform won the Health Data Liberator Award at Health Datapalooza for its innovative approach to data sharing.

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