DrFirst join forces to fight opioid crisis in Nebraska

A screensnap of the e-prescribing software from DrFirst. Credit: DrFirst

By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm March 15, 2018
E-prescribing vendor DrFirst is the first organization to deploy the cloud-based drug knowledge to support the Nebraska Health Information Initiative.
EHR versus CHR
By Mike Miliard 01:20 pm March 15, 2018
The C should stand for connected, not comprehensive, say tech, policy and clinical experts at the school's Center for Digital Health Innovation.
cyber threat detection
By Jessica Davis 12:52 pm March 15, 2018
The threat management and intelligence vendor will provide the infrastructure and tools to support healthcare members in sharing and collaborating threat data through the NH-ISAC.
Cleveland Clinic executive joins Inova Health as CEO
By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am March 15, 2018
J. Stephen Jones succeeds CEO J. Knox Singleton who held the position for 35 years.
IoT security in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am March 15, 2018
Experts are anticipating the wrath of cybercriminals targeting the hundreds of thousands of IoT devices already deployed in 2018 and beyond.

BJC's Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Photo Credit: BJC

By Jessica Davis 03:09 pm March 14, 2018
The data of 33,420 patients of BJC HealthCare was left exposed to the internet for eight months after the St. Louis-based provider misconfigured one of its servers.
 Elizabeth Holmes charged by SEC with ‘massive fraud’
By Jessica Davis 02:21 pm March 14, 2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of scandal-ridden startup Theranos, with “massive fraud.”
Mayo Clinic boosts clinical trials with IBM Watson artificial intelligence
By Bernie Monegain 02:05 pm March 14, 2018
Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health have announced the results of a cutting-edge project putting the supercomputer to work for patient matching: Watson brought in more patients than before to participate in recent breast cancer clinical trials.
HIMSS18 rev cycle recap
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:35 pm March 14, 2018
When it comes to revenue cycle, a patient-centric culture is the future. By the way, make sure you include your employees in that philosophy and understand how technology can help get there.
Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic

Credit: Cleveland Clinic

By Bernie Monegain 12:11 pm March 14, 2018
In his first State of the Clinic, Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, called on the health system’s 57,000 employees around the world to focus on caring: “how we care for patients, care for each other, care for the organization, and care for our communities,” he urged.

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