Workforce

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.
Don Berwick
By Bernie Monegain 11:06 am August 07, 2017
Online clinic’s mission is to reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.
2017 healthcare data breaches
By Jessica Davis 01:48 pm August 04, 2017
The healthcare sector has reported 233 breach incidents this year so far and is on pace to exceed last year’s rate of one healthcare breach a day, Protenus says.
Boston Medical Center patient safety

Boston University Medical Center's Moakley Building. Photo via Drknchkn

By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm August 03, 2017
I-PASS Patient Safety Institute is helping the academic hospital achieve safer shift changes with game-based training, EHR mnemonics and benchmarking tools in the cloud.
By Bernie Monegain 01:29 pm August 01, 2017
Jonathan Bush to continue as CEO but his roles as president and chairman will be replaced with new hires.
HIMSS scholarship
By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm August 01, 2017
The scholarship recognizes the leadership and innovation in digital health technology of its namesake, the HIMSS president and chief executive for more than 17 years.

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