Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

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.
Precision medicine cancer Intermountain

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.
By Jessica Davis 01:13 pm February 13, 2017
Failure to comply would result in one to five years imprisonment and or a $50,000 fine. The bill is headed to the Georgia senate for a vote and if it passes, will move to the house.  

LogistiCare CEO Albert Cortina

By Jessica Davis 04:44 pm February 09, 2017
LogistiCare manages more than 69 million non-emergency medical trips for about 27 million riders annually. The partnership will increase the company's reach, including commercial, Medicare and Medicaid plan members.

DHMS Program Executive Officer Stacy Cummings

By Jessica Davis 10:29 am February 09, 2017
The Department of Defense turned on its electronic health record pilot MHS Genesis at the Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington, Defense Healthcare Management Systems announced via Twitter on Tuesday.

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