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Christian Slater cybersecurity medical records
By Bill Siwicki 01:40 pm June 09, 2017
The actor stars in The Wolf, a series of videos from HP that focus on IT security.
Bruce Greenstein health and human services
By Mike Miliard 12:40 pm June 09, 2017
Bruce Greenstein comes to the agency from Quartet Health, whose analytics platform helps target care for behavioral health.
eClinicalWorks gets health center contract
By Tom Sullivan 12:24 pm June 09, 2017
Ezras Choilim chose the embattled vendor for its cloud-based electronic health record and population health services.
Athenahealth buys Praxify
By Bernie Monegain 11:28 am June 09, 2017
The Silicon Valley company brings with a number of applications, including a personal assistant program integrated with EHRs and artificial intelligence aimed at patient engagement.
eClinicalWorks telehealth mobile app
By 10:19 am June 09, 2017
The company’s Healow app allows physicians can carry out virtual visits without going through a third party, and import into the EHR.
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By 09:10 am June 09, 2017
While some respondents said the choice makes sense, others lament lack of competitive bidding, costs.
cybersecurity jobs
By Bill Siwicki 04:14 pm June 08, 2017
While the crisis in cybersecurity staffing grows, healthcare IT and HR executives could be in a good position to lure cybersecurity talent.
health data interoperability
By Bernie Monegain 04:02 pm June 08, 2017
The National Quality Forum is set to finalize a framework that can measure health data interoperability and identify gaps in progress.
veterans affairs VistA replaced by cerner interoperability
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm June 08, 2017
The opportunities for data exchange improvements are big, both across VA-DoD and among private-sector providers.
cybersecurity report health and human services

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing Thursday about the role of the Department of Health and Human Services in healthcare cybersecurity. File photo via Facebook

By Jessica Davis 03:04 pm June 08, 2017
While the U.S. was relatively spared from the massive impact from the May ransomware attacks, it’s clear that new cybersecurity threats require updated guidelines, HHS, CMS, ASPR officials say.

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