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Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush
By Bernie Monegain 07:05 am April 06, 2018
A major overhaul of the company's structure, with new standalone micro-services leading to more products than are currently available, just might result in "marvelous change," he says.
medical device safety and security

IoT and medical device security is complicated.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:00 am April 06, 2018
CIOs are acutely aware of the security complications medical devices and telehealth bring.
Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx

Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx

By Mike Miliard 06:54 am April 06, 2018
The chief information officer of a world-class health system explains how he leads his team to enable more data-driven and patient-centric care delivery.
VistA EHR Veterans Affairs

A screensnap of the VistA EHR. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 06:30 am April 06, 2018
We asked Healthcare IT News readers what they thought should come next for the VA’s EHR plan and the majority of users want to keep, and improve, the agency's software.
patient safety
By Bernie Monegain 06:09 am April 06, 2018
Healthcare leaders Robert Wachter, David Bates, Leah Binder and Tejal Gandhi take the pulse of how far patient safety has come in recent decades – and point toward the work that lies ahead.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 07:02 am April 05, 2018
Doctors and clinicians should stake a voice in the blockchain discourse now because there are consequences for not doing so.
precision medicine evolving tech

Michael Dulin, director of the Academy for Population Health Innovation at University of North Carolina, will be speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 18.

By Mike Miliard 06:32 am April 05, 2018
Michael Dulin, MD, who has studied the complex dimensions of personalized treatment as both a doctor and a patient, says the U.S. care delivery system has some learning to do.
Vanderbilt creates AI and NLP voice assistant for Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 06:23 am April 05, 2018
Caregivers can interact with the EHR using natural language queries and more quickly get the answers they need in an unobtrusive manner.
Making a business case for precision medicine

Sam Hanna from The George Washington University’s School of Public Health and HIMSS Senior Director of Federal & State Affairs Jeff Coughlin will be speaking at the Precision Medicine Summit.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 06:19 am April 05, 2018
Saving lives can save hospitals money but challenges remain, according to experts who will be speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington D.C. on May 17-18.
NIH data science strategy
By Bernie Monegain 02:09 pm April 04, 2018
NIH work is expected to transform how research is performed and how discovery is translated into care.

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