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State CIOs cybersecurity
By Jack McCarthy 04:55 pm May 31, 2016
State government CIOs are being buffeted by the "forces of change" in technology, government and the public, a new report by the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) finds.
Big Data Healthcare Analytics Forum
By Mike Moran 04:31 pm May 31, 2016
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting speaking proposals for the annual Big Data Healthcare Analytics Forum to be held in Boston, October 24-25.
ONC EHR interoperability

Deputy Principal National Coordinator Vindell Washington, MD, said now that the electronic health record system infrastructure is in place, the nation can collect on that digital dividend. 

By Tom Sullivan 02:40 pm May 31, 2016
Now that almost all U.S. hospital are using electronic health records, the industry is ready for the next phase of information sharing, improved outcomes and collecting the digital dividend.
By Caradigm 01:35 pm May 31, 2016
By Mike Willingham, Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, Caradigm
Zebra Medical Vision imaging algorithms machine learning health

Zebra CEO Elad Benjamin said that the company is working with Intermountain to create new machine learning tools that can help analyze images to make diagnoses. 

By Bernie Monegain 01:29 pm May 31, 2016
Intermountain also led a $12 million funding round that Zebra said it will use to build out its analytics engine with machine learning algorithms for diagnosing imaging scans. 
By Jessica Davis 11:27 am May 31, 2016
Nearly two years after implementing workforce analytics, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has saved more than $10 million on costs by addressing staff issues and increasing employee engagement.
By Validic 11:26 am May 31, 2016
By Marc Sebes, VP of Product Management
ONC Karen DeSalvo interoperability EHRs

National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, said new data from ONC and the American Hospital Association shows nearly universal adotion of electronic health records among U.S. hospitals. 

By Mike Miliard 11:15 am May 31, 2016
Half of hospitals routinely use patient information received electronically from other providers, which National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD said is an indication of how far the healthcare industry has come for both patients and clinicians.
Mayo Clinic President Obama Precision Medicine Initiative
By Bernie Monegain 10:37 am May 31, 2016
Mayo Clinic will provide the infrastructure to store, analyze and host data for researchers as part of a program that aims to enroll one million people to boost President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.
By Jack McCarthy 10:22 am May 31, 2016
Simplified regulations around MACRA meaningful use could address the loss of efficiency and usefulness of electronic health records software to enable more flexibility for the doctors using them, said Shawn Griffin, MD, of Memorial Hermann Physician Network.

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