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 physician burnout AMA

David Barbe-AMA president-elect. Photo by Missouri State Medical Association

By Jessica Davis 12:41 pm November 14, 2017
At the AMA’s interim meeting over the weekend, David Barbe, MD, told group members that AMA is making progress to improve the usability of EHRs, mobile devices and interoperability.
Carroll Hospital lifts patient satisfaction scores

Carroll Hospital in Westminster, Maryland. Credit: Carroll Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 14, 2017
The system boosted its overall rating by more than 15 points in just one quarter.
Women IT leaders

From left: M*Modal's Gilan El Saadawi, MD, CedarBridge's Carol Robinson, Outcome Health’s Nandini Ramani and Providence Health's Amy Compton-Phillips, MD.

By Jessica Davis 11:06 am November 13, 2017
Some of the industry’s top women leaders share lessons learned that have helped them succeed in an industry long dominated by men.
Marin General cybersecurity

Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 09:56 am November 13, 2017
Marin General has seen a 50 percent reduction in system vulnerabilities and 100 percent participation in staff security awareness efforts -- just by building a system designed for the humans who use it.
Patrick Soon-Shiong
By Jessica Davis 12:30 pm November 06, 2017
An investigation by Politico revealed more than 100 of the reported 1,286 genetic tests sold in 2016 by NantHealth were purchased by three doctors who are on the payroll of one of Soon-Shiong’s companies.
Athenahealth closing Atlanta office
By Bernie Monegain 11:48 am November 06, 2017
In a filing to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the EHR company said layoffs would begin on Dec. 18.
Novant Health names Angela Yochem chief digital officer
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:05 pm November 02, 2017
Yochem will spearhead system-wide implementation of digital media solutions, specifically design, development, operations and support.
EHR
By Jeff Lagasse 11:40 am November 01, 2017
New AMA report finds the weight of technology and administrative burdens is creeping into time physicians need for patient care.
HIMSS Social Media Ambassador
By Healthcare IT News 02:15 pm October 31, 2017
A maximum of 20 ambassadors will be selected to work with HIMSS for the 2017-2018 class, and the deadline for application is Nov. 10.
Wage gap
By Jessica Davis 02:08 pm October 31, 2017
The median salary for women working full-time is about 80 percent of men’s, according to an analysis by the Washington Post.

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