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Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Santosh Mohan, HIMSS Innovation Committee Chairperson, moderated the panel with Leonard D’Avolio of Cyft, Sameer Badlani of Sutter Health and Gurmeet Sran of ‎Dignity Health.

By Tom Sullivan 02:54 pm May 15, 2017
Hospitals must more effectively gather and analyze their existing data, speakers at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum said.
NewYork-Presbyterian names Peter Fleischut chief transformation officer to oversee clinical tech
By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm May 12, 2017
Peter Fleischut served as the system’s chief innovation officer and led the health system’s digital health program.
WellSpan Epic EHR

WellSpan Community Hospital in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Photo via Facebook

By Jessica Davis 02:14 pm May 11, 2017
The health system expected delays, but they didn’t happen due to a ton of preparation work on the part of the system’s workforce.
doctors using technology with patients
By Tom Sullivan 11:29 am May 09, 2017
The American Academy of Family Physicians says that needs to change, and points to the kind of technology that actually enables better care.
Hottest healthcare skills: Analytics, documentation, health IT
By Tom Sullivan 11:10 am May 08, 2017
Hospitals are increasingly looking for more technical employees, AHIMA found, based on latest job listings.
Rachelle Blake translation in healthcare

Rachelle Blake talks with HIMSS' Adam Bazer about how to translate value to healthcare.

By Bernie Monegain 12:22 pm May 05, 2017
Adam Bazer of HIMSS North America profiles Blake and considers the delicate art of translation in healthcare.
Wake Forest's Epic EHR rollout was a money pit. Here's how they turned it around
By Jessica Davis 09:46 am April 28, 2017
CIO Chad Eckes transitioned the severely outdated system to a converged infrastructure resulting in faster workflow, higher uptimes, increased speed and value.
By Jessica Davis 03:33 pm April 27, 2017
By advancing the EHR code base, rather than picking a commercial EHR, Veterans Affairs can modernize its proprietary software at a fraction of the cost, officials say.
Ransomware accounted for 72% of healthcare malware attacks in 2016
By Jessica Davis 08:54 am April 27, 2017
Two new reports from Symantec and Verizon say hackers are using ransomware and phishing attacks to target the industry.
FCC broadband rural hospitals

The FCC wants the healthcare industry to give information on how to promote effective policy and regulations because the “shortfall is likely to disproportionately affect rural and remote areas which are already medically-underserved,” officials said.

By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm April 25, 2017
The agency is seeking comments and data on expanding accessibility, especially to rural and underserved areas, as the United States falls behind the rest of the world.

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