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women in health IT talking at peer network event

A recent study found successful women invest in peer networks.

By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am May 21, 2018
As the emerging role can open new doors it’s becoming clear that successful women share these six professional traits.
next generation EHRs on mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:51 am May 21, 2018
EHRs will feature automation analytics, telemedicine, genomics and more in the not-too-distant future.

Sorena Nadaf and Warren Kibbe speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm May 18, 2018
The cofounders of the Cancer Informatics for Cancer Centers give their perspective on putting personalized care into operational practice.
Trump shakes hands with acting VA secretary Wilkie at White House

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Robert Wilkie after nominating him to be next Veterans Affairs Secretary on Friday. Photo by Mark Wilson, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:28 pm May 18, 2018
Joking that he “ruined the surprise,” the President made the announcement at the White House prison reform summit Friday afternoon.
Digital health startups see boost in gender parity while challenges persist

HIMSS hosts its own annual roundtable discussions about women in HIT leadership roles.

By Bernie Monegain 01:46 pm May 18, 2018
Health IT leaders applaud advances for women in leadership, but say there’s plenty of room for progress.
healthcare DMARC email attacks
By Bill Siwicki 01:21 pm May 18, 2018
The Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance standard can help hospitals protect against ransomware and phishing, but is only successfully used by 1.7 percent of large healthcare organizations.
patient records exposed on misconfigured FTP server
By Jessica Davis 01:03 pm May 18, 2018
MedEvolve, a practice management software vendor, left its FTP server open to the public without the need for a login.
athenahealth takeover bid

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am May 18, 2018
With $6.5 billion on the table, we take a look at what lead up to last week’s offer from Elliott Associates to take the cloud-based technology vendor private.
himss precision medicine summit speakers talking about community hospitals

Gabriel Bien-Willner, MD, and Jennifer Buhay speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C. on May 17.

By Mike Miliard 09:53 am May 18, 2018
Gibbs Cancer and Research Institute explains how it developed educational programs, new workflows and IT systems to capitalize on the promise of genomics.
VA secretary Wilkie announces VA signs Cerner EHR contract

Acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie delivers a brief statement during the daily news conference at the White House on May 17. The VA later announced its decision to sign Cerner contract. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)

By Jessica Davis 09:30 am May 18, 2018
After nearly a year of speculation, the Veterans Affairs Department will implement the same EHR as the Department of Defense.

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