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Former 23andMe president joins Livongo
By Bernie Monegain 02:29 pm August 22, 2017
Glen Tullman’s digital health startup, which helps people manage diabetes, has hired Any Page as CFO.
Sutter Health, Quartet Health partner on mental health coordination

Sutter Health, based in Sacramento, California, will pilot Quartet’s technology in the Roseville area of the state. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:13 pm August 22, 2017
Pilot aims to integrate mental and physical health by using Quartet’s virtual, data-driven environment for shared care planning.

Reshma Saujani is out with a book aimed at reaching more girls with her message to give coding a whirl.

By Bernie Monegain 07:30 am August 22, 2017
Penquin introduces ‘The Friendship Code,’ a coding workshop for ages 8-12.

Only 22 percent of young women name technology as one of their favorite subjects in school, compared to 46 percent of boys.

By Bernie Monegain 06:00 am August 22, 2017
Although children between the ages of 11 and 14 years old demonstrate a high level of interest and skills in STEM ­– science, technology, engineering and math – their interest dwindles as they get older, according to new research from Randstad, a global human resources firm.

Marian J. Ball, senior adviser at IBM Research, accepts a Most Influential Women in Health IT Award at HIMSS17.

By Bernie Monegain 04:59 am August 17, 2017
Nominations for the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards, will close on August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology just finalized a draft of the cybersecurity workforce framework. Photo via Flickr

By Tom Sullivan 01:16 pm August 11, 2017
The group published the guidance to help hospitals define what job roles cybersecurity teams require and, ultimately, to help them find top talent.
NantHealth cuts employees

Nanthealth founder Patrick Soon-Shiong

By Jessica Davis 11:56 am August 11, 2017
The company - founded by biotech mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong - said the layoffs and other recent business dealings will save the company $70 million a year.
women doctor burnout

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Scott Johnson

By Jessica Davis 10:38 am August 08, 2017
As more women enroll in medical school, hospitals should be adding diversity to have a positive impact on physician engagement, quality of care, performance and workplace culture, researchers said.
Jon Linkous steps down
By Bill Siwicki 02:28 pm August 07, 2017
After 24 years as leader, Linkous will leave the organization he helped form.
Patricia Horoho

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Patricia Horoho

By Bernie Monegain 12:45 pm August 07, 2017
Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General, Patricia Horoho, has joined Optum to lead the company’s efforts to deliver information technology-based support services to active duty military personnel, veterans and their families.

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