Workforce

amazon healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 10:09 am January 30, 2018
The new nonprofit plans to give people more control and greater transparency into their healthcare to improve satisfaction and drive down costs, executives said.
Outcome Health

Chief Operating Officer Nandini Ramani will lead the company during the interim period while Outcome Health searches for a new CEO. Photo from Outcome Health on Facebook

By Jessica Davis 12:07 pm January 29, 2018
Three months after investors sued the Chicago-based startup for false data and financial reports, co-founders Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal have stepped down.
Henry Ford Health System CIO
By Bernie Monegain 04:16 pm January 24, 2018
Browne joins Henry Ford from Tenet, where he served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President.
AI is transforming healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:37 pm January 24, 2018
As AI finds its way into common practice, majorities are using it to automate business processes – but not all have data  ready to support it.
FHIR standards

HL7's FHIR specification was seen as the one with the most potential to have an impact in the next two years.

By Mike Miliard 01:34 pm January 19, 2018
Innovation was the largest divergence among results with only 14 percent having a dedicated innovation center and a third with no innovation plans in the next 24 months.
HIMSS and ANI honor Catherine Ivory
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:23 pm January 18, 2018
Award honors someone who has demonstrated significant leadership in the area of nursing informatics within the healthcare community.
HIMSS Physician Executive Leader of the Year

Colin Banas, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.

By Tom Sullivan 11:41 am January 17, 2018
The Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center CMIO earned the award by applying IT at the point of care to optimize engagements and improve outcomes, the associations said.
AMGA hires former Geisinger leader

John Kennedy, MD was named CMO at AMGA. Credit: Geisinger

By Mike Miliard 10:28 am January 17, 2018
John Kennedy, MD, an endocrinologist and longtime innovator in diabetes treatment, will also serve as president of the AMGA Foundation.

From left: Eric Topol, MD, Brent James, MD, and Tim Zoph.

By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 16, 2018
The vendor said that former Intermountain chief quality officer Brent James, MD and former Northwestern Memorial CIO Tim Zoph have also signed on.
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.

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