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Best Hospital IT 2016
By Gus Venditto 10:38 am December 01, 2016
A webinar featuring the CIOs of two award-winning hospitals will share their thoughts about how to improve morale and inspire their staffs. 
open source machine learning

Health Catalyst director of data science Levi Thatcher said that the intention of open sourcing Healthcare.ai is to encourage collaboration for outcome improvement.

By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am December 01, 2016
The company said its goal is to make healthcare outcomes improvement accessible to all and, in turn, boost collaboration industrywide.
21st Century Cures Act
By Jeff Lagasse 07:42 am December 01, 2016
The bill allocates billions in new funding for Precision Medicine, Cancer moonshot and BRAIN initiatives and includes provisions to bring new medicines to market is also expected to pass the Senate next week. 
CIOs project managers qualified

Enterprise Resource Performance executive consultant Richard Verrill said that many CIOs are not adequately training project managers to understand nuances particular to healthcare. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:17 am December 01, 2016
And while health IT leaders say they have problems finding qualified people, the fact is they are not making the investments they need to train and develop project managers, says a HIMSS17 speaker.
By Jessica Davis 03:35 pm November 30, 2016
The virus first appeared in 2014, but reared its head again in August. It's since created a more sophisticated attack method, which has compromised more than 13,000 devices a day.
IBM Watson Merge imaging

Nancy Koenig, general manager at Merge Healthcare, and Murray Reicher, MD, chief health officer at Merge, are showcasing new AI imaging technology at RSNA 2016 in Chicago. (Photo: IBM Watson Health)

By Mike Miliard 11:55 am November 30, 2016
AI and deep learning can help automate analytics on voluminous image data, enabling comparison with EHR information, genomics and more, officials say.
By Henry Powderly 11:32 am November 30, 2016
We'd like to hear from our audience of healthcare industry professionals about their feelings on the new healthcare leadership.
Best Hospital IT 2016

Pictured (left to right): Inspira Health CIO Tom Pacek, Mahaska IT director Chris Hickie and Roper St. Francis CIO Keith Neuman.

By Tom Sullivan 07:10 am November 30, 2016
A look inside some of the most ambitious initiatives happening at Healthcare IT News' 2016 Best Hospital IT Departments, which are cultivating a bold new era of care delivery by homing in on the patient experience.
population health HIMSS17
By Jessica Davis 05:22 pm November 29, 2016
Everything you need to know about population health happenings, including an all-day symposium, the new knowledge center, expert speakers and education sessions at this year’s conference.
patient engagement jan oldenburg

Jan Oldenburg

By Mike Miliard 01:41 pm November 29, 2016
Launching a patient portal is only step one, says HIMSS17 expert Jan Oldenburg. Empowering patients with the skills and technology to become partners in their own health takes much more than that. 

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