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Georgia Hospital Association cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 10:00 am May 23, 2017
Officials said the goal is to provide each of the state’s 170 hospitals with the necessary cyber tools to prevent breaches.
Top EHR makers
By Tom Sullivan 09:30 am May 23, 2017
Analyst also advised hospitals to prepare now for rapid consolidation in the EHR and revenue cycle markets.
McKesson spinoff Change Healthcare bets big on blockchain
By Mike Miliard 03:53 pm May 22, 2017
Value-based care company joins heavy-hitters such as a IBM and Kaiser Permanente to explore new avenues for digital ledger platforms in the health industry.
Not so fast, Congress: VistA is more interoperable than you think

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin.

By Jessica Davis 03:22 pm May 22, 2017
While Congress has long-spurned DoD and Veterans Affairs for failing to become interoperable, the VA isn’t necessarily to blame.
GE Women in Global Health

Global Health stats from the World Health Organization Assembly underway in Geneva, Switzerland.

By Bernie Monegain 03:20 pm May 22, 2017
The organizations are also releasing a documentary film about women making an impact at the grassroots level in traditionally under-represented communities. 
Epic rollout at Penn Medicine owes success to training, optimization
By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm May 22, 2017
Team of "advanced provider educators” focused on ensuring clinicians were using the EHR optimally.
By Bernie Monegain 02:40 pm May 22, 2017
Team plans to leverage Watson AI to develop cognitive tools that use analytics, knowledge-driven learning and semantics-based interrogation.
By Tom Sullivan 12:59 pm May 22, 2017
April was the second straight month where breached healthcare entities improved the time it took to detect security incidents and how quickly they then alerted the government.  
By Bill Siwicki 12:44 pm May 22, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office says the two bills will cost less than $1 million combined over the next 5 years.
takeover athenahealth
By Bernie Monegain 11:57 am May 22, 2017
Industry watchers are already speculating about who might acquire the cloud-based EHR vendor, and Cerner and Epic are both on the list.

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