Jonathan Bush athenahealth
By Bernie Monegain 01:19 pm March 12, 2018
From bad software to better cloud services to a platform that fosters an ecosystem of internal and external innovation, the EHR executive explains what’s next.
Cognizant buys RCM vendor Bolder Healthcare Solutions

Cognizant’s Trish Birch speaking at HIMSS18 about redesigning patient care to address the shift towards value-based care. Credit: Cognizant on Twitter

By Jeff Lagasse 12:46 pm March 12, 2018
Cognizant says it hopes to expand its range of digital solutions across the value chain, and address the large provider segment of the healthcare market.
Cybersecurity priority for business

HIMSS18 hosted a Cybersecurity Command Center in Las Vegas. 

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:46 am March 12, 2018
Providers must move cybersecurity out of IT and into the boardroom, according to Symantec Distinguished Healthcare Architect, and treat it as a system-wide business concern.
Magic Johnson at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 08:27 am March 12, 2018
"If you have people who are smart, and want to over-deliver for the patients, you're going to get a lot accomplished," said the Lakers legend.
Veterans Affairs EHR
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm March 09, 2018
The agency’s leader also called on the industry to embrace open APIs and develop SMART on FHIR apps through the VA's new Lighthouse platform.
epic integrates AI into EHR
By Jessica Davis 03:02 pm March 09, 2018
The new partnership is designed for providers, nurses and scheduling staff and will tackle scheduling, patient vitals and patient visits right in the workflow.

HIMSS18 attendees on explored the conference's Cybersecurity Command Center Theater.

By Jessica Davis 01:58 pm March 09, 2018
About 96 percent of those attacks had an identifiable threat actor, with phishers, negligent insiders and hackers causing the biggest problems.
Healthcare mobile apps use rises
By Jonah Comstock 01:13 pm March 09, 2018
Use of telemedicine has gone up as well, but not as dramatically, respondents say.
Microsoft Apollo use AI

Credit: Microsoft Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 11:46 am March 09, 2018
Partners plan to deploy new machine learning models that predict patient risk for heart disease. 
Patients engage doctors digitally, but don't share data
By Bill Siwicki 11:25 am March 09, 2018
Patients and physicians both are ready to engage with one another using digital tools, according to a new Ernst & Young national survey released at HIMSS18 this week.

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