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DirectTrust CEO David Kibbe, MD, said that the federal government and healthcare industry need a new dialogue about how health data is centralized, de-centralized, secured and accessed. Source: Senate.help.gov. 

By Diana Manos 07:39 am June 21, 2016
Several experts contend that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is attacking the wrong problems and the last thing anyone needs is more prescriptive regulation about EHR functionality, usability and quality measurement.
By Kaiser Health News 02:51 pm June 20, 2016
The organization praised the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment for its successes in treating combat casualties under difficult conditions while virtually eliminating preventable deaths.
Pop Health Forum
By Mike Moran 12:33 pm June 20, 2016
Just a few days remain to submit speaker and session proposals for the September forum held in Chicago.
By Mike Miliard 12:21 pm June 20, 2016
New research from Peer60 found that many hospitals are focusing on effective revenue cycle management operations as they try to figure out emerging payment models.
By Bernie Monegain 11:51 am June 20, 2016
The overall costs include fines levied by the federal government as well as instituting business continuity and incident response plans, employee training, and hiring a CISO.
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics
By Mike Moran 11:38 am June 20, 2016
The conference, which is seeking actionable, practical and solutions-based presentations and case studies, will take place in Boston during October. 

"Where worms, viruses, and Dos/DDoS were of the center of attention roughly four years ago, we're now dealing with nation state attacks, IoT compromises and Ransomware," said Raytheon's Alison Kidd. "The game has shifted to be one of complete control, instead of disruption."

By Jessica Davis 11:29 am June 20, 2016
'Most managed security services don't provide proactive threat hunting, advanced analytics and incident response as part of their core offerings.'
Kalorama EHR Epic Allscripts
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am June 20, 2016
The research firm also said that with more than 1,000 products in the health IT space, the current market is unsustainable and hospitals should expect more vendor mergers and acquisitions in the near future.

Researchers find women's career paths have been long and winding roads for many.

By Bernie Monegain 11:16 am June 18, 2016
Harvard Business Review article explores findings and what they mean.

"Those with insurance, they think they’re covered, but when you get into the nitty gritty, sometimes organizations are surprised."

By Jessica Davis 11:27 am June 17, 2016
With the growing frequency of cyberattacks, healthcare organizations are discovering the need for an extra layer of protection to cover the loss of funds incurred from a security breach.

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