The initiative integrates behavioral health, primary care, violence awareness and prevention, says HRSA Acting Administrator Jim Macrae.

By Bernie Monegain 01:05 pm September 23, 2016
Mental health and substance abuse programs across the country will share $44.5 million for training programs aimed at increasing the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors.

(Photo: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative)

By Jessica Davis 11:50 am September 23, 2016
A portion of the funding will develop Biohub, a new research facility that will connect the University of California San Francisco, UC Berkeley and Stanford University.
EHR campaign Clinton Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. Source: Gage Skidmore. 

By Bernie Monegain 11:42 am September 23, 2016
A look at which candidates Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, Epic and McKesson donated money to support, either directly or via Super PACs. The biggest donor, by more than $800,000, just might surprise you.
athenahealth eClinicalWorks Cerner EHR

Cerner President Zane Burke, athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush and eClinicalWorks CEO Girish Navani. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:03 am September 23, 2016
athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush, eClinicalWorks Founder Girish Navani and Cerner President Zane Burke talk about expanding their technology platforms and, in so doing, shedding a certain three-letter acronym.
Yahoo breach 500 million

Source: Coolcaesar via Wikimedia.

By Jessica Davis 04:03 pm September 22, 2016
While it does not appear that any PHI or health-related data was exposed, the breach is considerably larger than the Anthem attack in 2015. And as with every major breach, there will be takeaways for healthcare CIOs and CISOs to learn from.
shaping future healthcare PwC
By Jeff Lagasse 03:48 pm September 22, 2016
PwC ranked healthcare’s most pressing trends, some of which will grow the system, while others are more likely to limit growth. 
Sutter Physician Services CloudMedx
By Bill Siwicki 12:10 pm September 22, 2016
The organizations announced a collaboration on joint products and services for sharing health data under value-based care models.
analytics hospital Union General

Union General's decision support manager Karen Reff said that undertaking an analytics program to implement patient interventions in a more timely manner reduced readmissions. 

By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am September 22, 2016
Union General spent $50,000 to launch an analytics program that enabled staff to spend more time on delivering care and uncovered best practices that reduced readmissions.
cloud security Catalyze PHI

Catalyze CEO Travis Good.

By Bernie Monegain 09:51 am September 22, 2016
The company said it will use the funding to advance its HIPAA compliant and HITRUST certified platform for exchanging protected health information.
Microsoft cloud Google Amazon
By Jack McCarthy 08:15 am September 22, 2016
A new survey determined that hospitals using cloud-based infrastructure services are seeing improved care and patient satisfaction, faster time to innovation, and higher staff productivity and efficiency. 

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