Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.
By Jessica Davis 02:54 pm March 22, 2017
Shulkin said it had been a "strategic mistake" to not rethink VistA concurrently with the Department of Defense's EHR modernization, but promised a clear vision for the VA's health IT strategy by the summer.
By Jessica Davis 10:54 am March 22, 2017
The Trump administration has brought a lot of uncertainty to the healthcare industry, especially given the prospect of repeal of the Affordable Care Act with replacement the American Health Care Act. In response, C-suite leaders are shifting their priorities.
By Jessica Davis 04:45 pm March 20, 2017
The good news? Hacking was down and only comprised 12 percent of reported incidents during the last month.
By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm March 20, 2017
The attack potentially breached data of patients who visited the organization between 2003 and 2010.
By Jessica Davis 08:50 am March 20, 2017
More than 4,000 ransomware attacks occur daily and healthcare is the largest target. Despite HHS requirements and significant risk of untimely notification, however, breach reporting doesn’t match up.
By Jessica Davis 08:48 am March 20, 2017
The uptick in ransomware is giving rise to a new question of whether hackers actually breach the data they encrypt or not and, in turn, how victimized organizations should respond.
By Jessica Davis 10:28 am March 17, 2017
A look at the agencies hit hardest and those that stand to benefit, funding-wise, in Trump’s budget proposal.
By Jessica Davis 03:11 pm March 16, 2017
Both the Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office had a long list of shortcomings at Veterans Affairs.
By Jessica Davis 05:18 pm March 14, 2017
Two Advisory Board research leaders discuss the current state of precision medicine – and what it will take for genomics to become part of routine care.
By Jessica Davis 11:49 am March 14, 2017
The backup drive contained a trove of EHR data, including Social Security numbers and insurance policy details.