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Mostashari value based care
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 01:11 pm January 20, 2017
Former National Coordinator for Health IT: 'Even though EHRs have proliferated, we have yet to achieve the interoperability, usability, and full utility of them.'
By Jessica Davis 11:52 am January 20, 2017
More than a year after discovering a potential breach to its websites, healthcare administrative services and IT provider, CoPilot Provider Support Services has notified 220,000 patients and doctors who used its service.
HIMSS17 HX360 Innovation Zone
By Chris Nerney 10:15 am January 20, 2017
The exhibit area will feature more than 60 companies demonstrating early tools with the potential to disrupt or change the healthcare industry. 
GE machine learning cloud

Rendering of GE's booth at the HIMSS conference. Courtesy of GE. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am January 20, 2017
Heading into HIMSS17, GE Healthcare is developing a range of technologies, from analytics and cloud-based imaging to machine learning.
security CIO cloud concern security
By John Andrews 07:40 am January 20, 2017
Dignity Health chief information officer Deanna Wise was once hesitant of putting health data in the cloud. Now she’s an outspoken proponent. 
Mercy HIMSS Davies Enterprise
By Mike Miliard 01:49 pm January 19, 2017
HIMSS is recognizing Mercy for its EHR optimization, process improvement efforts, use of evidence-based protocols and analytics gains – all of which have helped the health system improve care quality and patient outcomes, lower costs and increase reimbursements.
Indiana Cancer Agency TheDarkOverlord
By Jessica Davis 01:31 pm January 19, 2017
The hacker infiltrated the database of Cancer Services of East Central Indiana-Little Red Door, wiped the data from the server and demanded payment to prevent the data from being publicly released.

Peter Basch, MD

By Jessica Davis 01:03 pm January 19, 2017
Peter Basch, MD, senior director of health IT quality and safety, research and national health IT policy for Washington, D.C.-based MedStar Health, has received the 2016 HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award.
By Jessica Davis 11:18 am January 19, 2017
The settlement is related to the 2011 theft of a USB drive that contained the ePHI of 2,209 members from the life insurance company's IT department.
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am January 19, 2017
The social media and marketing specialist once built a virtual steam locomotive using specs from the year 1875. 

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