Quality and Safety

biggest healthcare breaches 2017
By 06:59 am October 12, 2017
Healthcare proved itself a lucrative target for hackers in 2016, and so far 2017 is unfortunately following suit. This gallery highlights some of the biggest breaches in healthcare -- and points to mistakes to avoid in the future.
HIMSS17 with John Boehner
By 01:34 pm February 24, 2017
Faulkner, Boehner, Leavitt, Rometty, Kansky, McClellan, Slavitt and others talk to packed audiences in Orlando about the current state of healthcare IT and next steps for the industry.
Women making waves in healthcare IT
By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm November 04, 2016
Women working in health IT are coming into their own and taking charge as CEOs, CIOs, Disrupter-in-Chief and other executive posts. Some are working to achieve salary parity in a sector where the gender gap persists – even today.
By Jessica Davis 02:32 pm May 02, 2016
The steady drumbeat of data breaches and malware incidents so far this year has shed light on security issues plaguing many healthcare providers. Cybercriminals are targeting hospitals with growing frequency, and vulnerabilities – such as aging medical equipment and human error – are only increasing the risk.
Doctor and patient with tablet
By Healthcare IT News 11:16 am December 23, 2015
Patient-centered care is changing how providers prioritize their technology resources and shape their engagement strategies. We look back on a year of insights and advice from those most committed to connected care and population health.
Concert
By Jessica Sabbah 11:02 am December 22, 2015
2015 was the year of the healthcare data breach. It was also the year where those in charge of protecting data found their moment in the spotlight. As some of the most in-demand professionals around, chief information security officers are on the front lines of a challenging new era.
White House
By Bernie Monegain 07:51 am August 26, 2015
The President's Commission on White House Fellowships announced Monday the appointment of the 2015-2016 class of White House Fellows. Among the 16 fellows named, seven are leaders in the healthcare field.
Man with laptop
By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am August 04, 2015
In case you missed them, want to take a second look, or want to see what most Healthcare IT News readers were clicking, here are the most popular stories for the month just passed.
Doctor and patient
By Bernie Monegain 07:14 am July 23, 2015
U.S. News and World Report just released its annual list of hospitals that are best for patient care. Here are some of the leaders whose work drives top quality at those organizations.
Stack of books
By Bernie Monegain 06:23 am June 02, 2015
When Robert Wachter, MD's new book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age, hit the market recently, it inspired us to highlight just a few of the many practicing physicians who also are compelled to write in addition to maintaining a demanding clinical schedule.

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