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David Chou, Chief Information and Data Officer at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, will be hosting a session at HIMSS18 on March 7.

By Tom Sullivan 12:37 pm February 08, 2018
Taken together they represent an essential and very different way of thinking about the healthcare business model that exists today.
dental EHR
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm February 08, 2018
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine this week announced that it will establish a new Center for Precision Dental Medicine, which will make heavy use of technology to enable data-driven research, advancing understandings about the link between dental and overall health.
medical device security
By Bernie Monegain 11:40 am February 08, 2018
Experts from a leading nonprofit ranked device cybersecurity as the single biggest challenge hospital face today.
telehealth

The emergency department at Huntington Hospital in New York. Credit: Northwell Health

By Jessica Davis 09:54 am February 08, 2018
A partnership with Philips’ eICU and LiveOnNY is helping the massive New York health system tackle the organ supply shortage in New York.
athenahealth EHR

Credit: SarekOfVulcan

By Bernie Monegain 05:33 pm February 07, 2018
Athenahealth appointed former GE CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman of its board of directors.
precision medicine Olympics
By Mike Miliard 04:40 pm February 07, 2018
The multilingual Athlete Management Solution aggregates an array of health data types to help medical staffs deliver personalized care and identify hotspots of injury or illness.
Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 04:34 pm February 07, 2018
Florida District Court Judge said the plaintiff is lacking facts to backup the allegations that a glitch in Epic electronic health record software caused hundreds of millions of dollars in overbilling.
ransomware attacks

Symantec headquarters in Mountain View, California. Credit: Wikipedia

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:07 pm February 07, 2018
The security vendor will debut show floor sessions so attendees can witness first-hand how easily devices can be compromised.
Health 2.0

Health 2.0 hosted its 11th annual conference in October 2017 and will now bring their MarketConnect Live program to HIMSS18. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm February 07, 2018
Event connecting pharma, hospitals and payers with tech companies will be at this year’s health IT conference for the first time.
FDA decision support guidance
By Mike Miliard 01:27 pm February 07, 2018
The informatics group says that with big innovation on the horizon it still sees ongoing confusion among developers and clinicians over which CDS and PDS software is considered a "device" and which isn't.

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