Event to honor judges for 1st Annual Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards.
HIMSS executive VP Carla Smith will be at the Summit of the Southeast in Nashville to host the Women in Health IT Reception on September 13 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and to lead a session on shattering the glass ceiling on September 14.
Researchers from University of Pittsburgh and UPMC say they're encouraged by what may one day be a new tool to help battle cancer and heart disease: an ultrasound-enabled genetic therapy called sonoporation.
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has awarded $2.6 million to DiaSorin – an Italy-based biotechnology company with offices in Stillwater, Minnesota – to further develop its Zika diagnostic tool.
More than a dozen medical groups including the American Medical Association, Medical Group Management Association, American College of Surgeons and others, have sent the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on August 22 imploring it to quickly make the proposed 90-day reporting period a final rule.
The best way to protect data is to keep it off site, but a new study shows most organizations are reluctant to do so.
Healthcare IT News travelled to Epic’s campus to learn how the company thinks about design and usability. Takeaway: Health IT is hard. One vice president even said that if she wanted an easier job she could just go to Facebook.
"Accountable Care Organization initiatives in Medicare continue to grow and achieve positive results in providing better care and health outcomes while spending taxpayer dollars more wisely," said CMS Chief Medical Officer Patrick Conway, MD.
"Through the use of Acuere, two of our satellite clinics have achieved better blood pressure control than our organization as a whole," said Marianella Napolitano, vice president of performance improvement at Cleveland-based Neighborhood Family Practice.