Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Senior Editor of Healthcare IT News.

HHS, FDA, VA among 24 federal agencies with ineffective security
By Jessica Davis 12:45 pm October 06, 2017
Inspector generals and GAO have made hundreds of recommendations to these agencies about deficiencies in security controls, but many have yet to be fully implemented.
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum
By Jessica Davis 08:37 am October 06, 2017
Staten Island Performing Provider System is the most successful PPS in New York, and its executive director says it’s only possible through its partners and the seamless platform that gets crucial population health data into the hands of its providers.
Women digital health CEOs

23andMe is led by CEO Anne Wojcicki.

By Jessica Davis 04:10 pm October 05, 2017
The average deal size for companies led by women CEOs was $31.4 million compared to $11.3 million for those with men CEOs in what is shaping up to be digital health’s biggest year of investments.
Canadian Cerner install

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:15 pm October 04, 2017
While the president of the Nanaimo Medical Staff Association says the issues plaguing the IHealth EHR rollout aren’t unique to Cerner, a rushed deployment and lack of provider input have left the IHealth system riddled with issues.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Jessica Davis 02:37 pm October 03, 2017
While most payers are implementing or are planning to launch blockchain projects by 2019, providers are still waiting to see how federal regulations unfold.
Ransomware attack

The Arkansas Oral Facial Surgery Center location in Springdale. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 03:38 pm October 02, 2017
Arkansas Oral Facial Surgery Center was hit by a cyberattack that shut the organization out of files, medical images and details of patient visits.
unique device identifiers in Medicare claims forms
By Jessica Davis 01:25 pm October 02, 2017
While the agency finally showed signs of support for adding UDI to Medicare claims forms in 2016, a letter from CMS Administrator Seema Verma suggests that it may not happen.
Cher sues Soon-Shiong

Cher is suing Patrick Soon-Shiong. Photo via Twitter and Twitter

By Jessica Davis 11:31 am October 02, 2017
The legendary singer claims Soon-Shiong and other Altor board members hid the success of a promising cancer and AIDS/HIV drug.
deloitte breach

Deloitte headquarters in Chicago. Photo via WikiMedia

By Jessica Davis 09:46 am September 27, 2017
Private emails and plans from some of the accounting firm’s blue-chip clients were exposed after hackers got into the network by getting into an admin account without complex authentication.
patient-centric care
By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm September 26, 2017
Lisa Stump opens up on how she directed a successful Epic rollout while driving population health and patient engagement strategies.

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