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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty HIMSS17

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty kicked off HIMSS17 with the opening keynote Monday morning in Orlando. 

By Tom Sullivan 11:27 am February 20, 2017
Big Blue also announced value-based care solutions, Watson Health consulting services and a partnership with Atrius Health.
McKesson InterQual HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Nilo Mehrabian said the software will make medical necessity reviews more efficient and enable nurses to spend more time looking at exceptions. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am February 20, 2017
The vendor partnered with the National Decision Support Company to create what it claims is the first software that extracts clinical data from EHRs to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations. 
Salesforce Health Cloud

Salesforce chief medical officer Josh Newman, MD, said the latest version enables providers to focus on 

By Ephraim Schwartz 08:10 am February 20, 2017
The new version also brings analytics and risk stratification capabilities for population health management. 
Cisco healthcare roadmap HIMSS17
By Ephraim Schwartz 07:15 am February 19, 2017
The new tools include connectivity, security, protection against ransomware and other technologies that the company has tuned specifically for healthcare.  
IBM Watson Munich

Harriet Green, left, global head of Watson IoT, and Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology Ilse Aigner press the button to activate IBM's new global center for Watson IoT. Photo courtesy of IBM.

By Bernie Monegain 11:13 am February 17, 2017
The facility is home to 'cognitive collaboratories' for Internet of Things work with clients and partners.
Agfa enterprise imaging Watson
By Tom Sullivan 07:10 am February 13, 2017
The vendor will be showing an early version of what it called “a complete pathology image information system,” at HIMSS17, along with a new medical selfie app. 
Juniper HIMSS17 Software-Defined Secure Network

Mihir Maniar, vice president of security product management at Juniper.

By Ephraim Schwartz 07:04 am February 09, 2017
The networking giant said its Software-Defined Secure Network is an ecosystem healthcare organizations can use to protect against security threats. 
By Jessica Davis 02:18 pm February 08, 2017
Hackers reportedly had access to the practice's server between February and July of 2016. The files contained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, CPT codes and insurance information.
Citrix Workspace IoT

Citrix vice president of mobility solutions Chris Fleck said the workspace foretells life beyond virtualization: the future of IoT. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:22 am February 08, 2017
The company’s unified workspace pulls together new and emerging technologies to enable hospitals to replace desktop PCs with sub-$100 devices running Raspberry Pi. 
Amazon Web services

AWS director Steve Halliwell said the changing regulatory environment make the cloud model's agility and functionality attractive to healthcare organizations. 

By Ephraim Schwartz 07:01 am February 08, 2017
Hosted infrastructure-as-a-service offerings such as Amazon enable health entities to pilot new ideas and either scale those that work or turn off projects that do not without having to spend on hardware and other IT. 

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