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HIMSS CIO of the year
By Tom Sullivan 09:25 am January 15, 2018
Methodist Hospital chief information officer named the John E. Gall Jr. award for “his dedication and generosity,” advocating inside the Beltway for many rural and small hospitals — not just his own.
Cerner CEO
By Bernie Monegain 05:04 pm January 10, 2018
Shafer takes over the position left vacant after the death of co-founder Neal Patterson.
fingerprint authentication in healthcare

Some organizations have been implementing new methods of authentication beyond passwords - from facial recognition to fingerprints. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 08, 2018
A new report from Aon's security experts predicts more and different cyberattacks, and highlights the pressing need for healthcare organizations to change some of their approaches.
Google, Microsoft gender inequality lawsuits
By Bernie Monegain 12:58 pm January 08, 2018
Cases against technology giants shine a light on salary discrepancies between men and women and that’s as true in healthcare as any other industry.
women in health IT leaders
By Jessica Davis 09:58 am January 04, 2018
Consumerism. Patient safety. Privacy and security and enforcement and an increase in cyberattacks will be top of mind in the next twelve months.
American Health Information Management Association president Diann Smith

Diann Smith is the new American Health Information Management Association president.

By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 02, 2018
Diann Smith of Texas Health Resources takes the post as the American Health Information Management Association also elected several other new officials.
gender inequality in technology

The Internet Governance Forum held in Geneva, Switzerland, on Dec. 20. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am December 27, 2017
There are big opportunities for hospitals and other organizations to use information and communication tech to enable economic empowerment for women.
cybersecurity management
By Bill Siwicki 09:35 am December 27, 2017
Cybersecurity has become an extremely complex field and chief information security officers need a specific body of knowledge – and a smart staff to handle the rest.
AI can improve EHRs
By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm December 21, 2017
Stanford researchers see risks in improperly deployed artificial intelligence but say it can have big benefits when used as a partner in care delivery.
Women medical school enrollment

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine building in Maryland.

By Jessica Davis 09:57 am December 21, 2017
Females represented more than half of 2017’s enrollees, which might not translate to more health IT leaders yet – but it will mean more women involved in other critical hospital leadership roles.

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