Zika testing skyrockets

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention microbiologist, Dr. Jane Basile, performing a Zika MAC-ELISA test at the Fort Collins, Colorado lab. Photo via CDC

By Tom Sullivan 04:13 pm May 31, 2017
Though physicians ordered as many Zika tests in May as they did during last year’s outbreak, whether that means hospitals will see more infected patients remains to be seen.
leverage AI against cyberthreats
By Bernie Monegain 12:05 pm May 31, 2017
Cisco will build new applications for IBM’s platform that hospital security teams can use to better understand and respond to advanced threats.
Microsoft study traumatic brain injuries
By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am May 31, 2017
Study takes a comprehensive and data-driven look at what happens to the brain during and after concussion.
Boston Big Data 2017
By Healthcare IT News 04:23 pm May 30, 2017
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting speaking proposals for the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum to be held in Boston, October 23-24.
cybersecurity staffing at hospitals

CEO Ginni Rometty has made a bold promise to hire 25,000 new collar workers and invest $1 billion in workforce training.

By Bernie Monegain 03:08 pm May 30, 2017
Organizations can take these practical approaches to ramping up talent recruiting, hiring and retention practices specifically for infosec pros.
IT infrastructure for precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:02 pm May 30, 2017
From establishing centralized support and building a clinical trial management system to improving data integration with its Epic EMR, the academic medical center has worked extensively to put the pieces in place for genomics.
By Bernie Monegain 08:24 am May 30, 2017
DocChain links health systems, insurers and technology.
IoT security architecture
By Tom Sullivan 03:45 pm May 25, 2017
The new framework includes analytics, cloud security, malware protection and other services.
genomic analytics software
By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm May 25, 2017
MIT-Harvard research center upgrades GATK technology, widens availability to speed precision medicine advances.
Rush Health launches HIE
By Bernie Monegain 01:25 pm May 25, 2017
The HIE aggregates clinical information from Epic and AllScripts EHRs, but plans are underway to include all electronic health record systems.

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