IBM CEO Ginni Rometty keynoted at the Anita Borg Institute's Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing on October 19.

By Bernie Monegain 08:38 am October 21, 2016
As she kicked off the Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing on October 19 in Houston, the woman who holds the top position at one of the biggest and most prestigious tech companies in the world, IBM Chairwoman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty started with a short history lesson on women pioneers in technolog
EHR upcoding compliance
By Mike Miliard 07:09 am October 21, 2016
Whether intentional or accidental, coding mistakes can have legal consequences. Experts share insights about avoiding those and advice about what to know when auditors show up at your door.

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By Bernie Monegain 07:06 am October 21, 2016
Disruption is already starting. Hospital and IT vendor executives should should pay close attention to innovations and emerging business and care models, Frost & Sullivan says.
Amazon Microsoft NCI Biden
By Jessica Davis 12:28 pm October 20, 2016
The National Cancer Institute, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft have partnered to build NCI an online repository for genomic data, the White House announced as part of its Cancer Moonshot Task Force report.
Trump Clinton Obamacare tax
By Tom Sullivan 12:07 pm October 20, 2016
Trump called the Affordable Care Act bad healthcare at the most expensive price; Clinton said Trump's tax plan would have dire consequences for Medicare.
Midland Health Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:03 am October 20, 2016
New technology will enable Midland to offer clinicians a more holistic view of patients and give those patients access to a portal.
ONC patient-generated health data

Validic's VitalSnap enables a phone's camera to share data from devices that are otherwise not connected. 

By Jack McCarthy 09:39 am October 20, 2016
Sutter is using Validic’s digital health platform to monitor patients with Type 2 diabetes in one pilot. In the other, Amita Health is implementing TapCloud’s technology for behavioral health, stroke, orthopedic surgery and other medical conditions. 
Clearwater cybersecurity ransomware
By Jessica Davis 07:05 am October 20, 2016
The intent is to help healthcare CIO and CISOs improve IT compliance and risk management posture, as well as information resource management.
Children's clinic ransomware
By Jeff Lagasse 06:53 am October 20, 2016
Hackers attacked the computers systems of Rainbow Children’s Clinic and deleted some patient records housing sensitive data. 
reactive proactive analytics security

CRISP COO Brandon Neiswender said that providers need a learning capability to understand patterns, build profiles, and identify access problems.

By Bill Siwicki 06:36 am October 20, 2016
Healthcare organizations must be proactive about protecting patient data. But that doesn’t mean it’s safe to skip the reactive reporting and linear approach, the COO of a health information exchange explains.

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