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By Jessica Davis 04:58 pm May 05, 2016
Two-thirds of healthcare organizations believe personalized medicine is already having a measurable effect on patient outcomes, according to a new survey. Even more, 75 percent, say it will impact their organizations over the next two years.
HIPAA OCR audits privacy security data breach

Brookings fellow Niam Yaraghi said that healthcare is uniquely vulnerable to data breaches and the federal government isn't always helpful in addressing the problem. 

By Mike Miliard 11:35 am May 05, 2016
With the healthcare industry suddenly accounting for nearly 25 percent of all data breaches, a new study from The Brookings Institution suggests some new cybersecurity strategies are needed.
By Bernie Monegain 11:32 am May 05, 2016
A new survey of more than 1,500 women revealed that they frequently encounter obstacles that impact salary and career advancement, according to Women Who Code. Seventy five percent of jobs in the U.S. will require technology skills within the next decade, according to Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival.
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By Jack McCarthy 10:23 am May 05, 2016
In a deal with Bausch + Lomb, IBM announced a cloud-based app that helps cataract specialists plan and conduct surgeries.
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By Jack McCarthy 10:01 am May 05, 2016
Optum has partnered with Medecision and TriZetto to deliver a new platform for Medicaid Management Information Systems that brings features specifically for population health management.
By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm May 04, 2016
When Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump accused his presumptive Democrat opponent, Hillary Clinton, of playing the 'woman's card'  in the race to the White House, it backfired.
By Bill Siwicki 11:04 am May 04, 2016
While accurate data on deaths associated with medical errors is lacking, it is estimated that between 210,000 and 400,000 people in the U.S. die every year because of medical errors, making medical errors the third biggest cause of death in the country after heart disease and cancer, a new study found.
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am May 04, 2016
IBM is making quantum computing available to the public, providing access to a platform from any desktop or mobile device via the IBM Cloud.
National Cybersecurity Alliance CEO Michael Kaiser security

National Cybersecurity Alliance CEO Michael Kaiser suggests that healthcare organizations follow professional baseball teams' lead and develop farm leagues to harvest talent they can ultimatley employ to secure their networks. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am May 04, 2016
Michael Kaiser on how healthcare organizations struggling to find great employees can guard against an array of new cyberthreats. And it begins with finding farm teams akin to ones that Major League Baseball teams use to cultivate players.

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