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Sutter Health hospital opens after wildfires
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:34 pm October 19, 2017
Kaiser Permanente's Santa Rosa hospital remained closed with local reports citing smoke damage.
healthcare security breaches
By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm October 19, 2017
Nearly 500,000 patient records were reported breached in September, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer.
IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence
By Tom Sullivan 10:36 am October 17, 2017
But don’t expect artificial intelligence to replace nurses or care managers in our lifetime.
physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 10:39 am October 16, 2017
Solutions should reduce the burden of repetitive data input that now takes place and enable seamless ways for clinicians to talk to each other, experts say.

Cerner's user conference in Kansas City on Oct. 11. Photo via Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 03:36 pm October 12, 2017
Cerner President Zane Burke has posted a music playlist to get pumped up for the company’s user group meeting.
doctor burnout
By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am October 12, 2017
Physicians who rate their capabilities highly seem to be doing fine, but too many feel they don’t have the support to deliver the best care.
cybersecurity talent
By Bill Siwicki 03:29 pm October 05, 2017
The hospital's information security department has established a Cyber Student Staffing Program for recruiting students to be future cybersecurity workers.
UCLA's population health program

UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center. Photo via Wikipedia

By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm October 03, 2017
These healthcare workers are a specially trained, the care coordination director says, and they are helping the system reduce costs.
precision medicine nurses
By Mike Miliard 02:13 pm September 29, 2017
A new website from National Human Genome Research Institute aims to help RNs integrate genomics into their patient care.
#NHITweek
By Tom Sullivan 10:00 am September 29, 2017
The in-person and virtual happenings slated for next week to spotlight the value of health IT.

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