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Greenway Health hit by ransomware attack

Greenway Health headquarters in Carrollton, Georgia. (Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am April 28, 2017
Internet-hosted users of the company’s Intergy EHR platform may experience limited activity as a result of the cyberattack, officials said.
Wake Forest's Epic EHR rollout was a money pit. Here's how they turned it around
By Jessica Davis 09:46 am April 28, 2017
CIO Chad Eckes transitioned the severely outdated system to a converged infrastructure resulting in faster workflow, higher uptimes, increased speed and value.
Cerner still leads in EHR marketshare, though smaller vendors are making moves
By Bernie Monegain 09:17 am April 28, 2017
Cerner still has the greatest market share for electronic health record vendors in the United States, beating out top rivals Epic and Mckesson, according to the latest Kalorama report. McKesson’s market share was second while Epic came in third. The positions were the same last year.
Cognitive computing IBM Watson Health Datapalooza
By Tom Sullivan 04:20 pm April 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence tools will augment physicians’ jobs and one day be able to provide Memorial Sloan Kettering levels of care in places as far as rural China, Big Blue representatives said at Health Datapalooza.  
By Jessica Davis 03:33 pm April 27, 2017
By advancing the EHR code base, rather than picking a commercial EHR, Veterans Affairs can modernize its proprietary software at a fraction of the cost, officials say.
By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm April 27, 2017
The note sharing platform won the Health Data Liberator Award at Health Datapalooza for its innovative approach to data sharing.
Partners expands second-opinion service with Health Advocate partnership
By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm April 27, 2017
Complete change in the treatment plan was recommended in 90 percent of medical cases remotely reviewed. 
Sequoia Project, DirectTrust tout interoperability surge
By Mike Miliard 01:06 pm April 27, 2017
More healthcare providers are signing on to HIE initiatives, there are more EHR transactions and more states covered as connectivity expands for both.
CIOs have no clue how many cloud apps their employees use
By Tom Sullivan 11:52 am April 27, 2017
Chief information officers typically underestimate the number of apps in use by about 900 or so, creating opportunities for lurking hackers.
By Jessica Davis 11:24 am April 27, 2017
The OCR director stressed the importance of interoperability and protecting patient data during his Thursday morning session at Health Datapalooza.

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