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EHR giant Cerner is among 49 healthcare technology companies have signed the Patient Safety Movement Foundation's Open Data Pledge
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am March 08, 2016
Movement hopes the analytics access will encourage entrepreneurs to use health data to improve patient safety and reduce preventable deaths.
By Jack McCarthy 10:00 am March 08, 2016
Cyberattackers targeted Apple users over the weekend with the first known ransomware written specifically for Apple software, according to security firm Palo Alto Networks.    
By Jessica Davis 09:22 am March 08, 2016
San Francisco start-up Tiatros, a doctor-driven, patient-centered social network, has joined the IBM Watson Ecosystem, the companies announced March 2 at HIMSS16.
By Tom Sullivan 03:28 pm March 07, 2016
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By Jack McCarthy 11:24 am March 07, 2016
U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs CIO LaVerne Council said last week that the VA needs to reconsider whether its proprietary Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture is the best electronic health record for its more than 1,200 healthcare sites.
By Jack McCarthy 11:13 am March 07, 2016
In reaction to GAO recommendations, the department's Undersecretary for Health also said the agency is challenging all of the assumptions that have made VistA an "underperforming" part of the VA.
The Department of Health and Human Services is building a Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force.
By Bernie Monegain 10:25 am March 07, 2016
Nominations period open for one more week as the federal agency looks to tackle concerns over a string of high-profile breaches.
By Bill Siwicki 09:50 am March 07, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Commvault, an enterprise data protection and information management technology provider, launched at HIMSS16 its Commvault Clinical Archive, a system designed to modernize the way healthcare organizations manage, migrate and share clinical data.
By Bill Siwicki 09:25 am March 07, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Newly expanded health IT vendor CPSI has introduced nTrust, a program designed to help community hospitals and skilled nursing facilities improve financial operations while moving into an electronic health records system with no upfront costs, CPSI said.
ZeOmega has launched Jiva for Performance Management, a software-as-a-service system that enables healthcare organizations to quickly manage the clinical and financial performance of their pay-for-performance and readmission reduction programs.
By Bill Siwicki 09:12 am March 07, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Population health management technology vendor ZeOmega has launched Jiva for Performance Management, a software-as-a-service system that enables healthcare organizations to quickly manage the clinical and financial performance of their pay-for-performance and readmission reduction programs across multiple payers, including Medi

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