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EHR alert system

Innonvaccer at the IHI National Forum 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Credit: Innovaccer

By Tom Sullivan 10:16 am January 17, 2018
The software to be unveiled at HIMSS18 will tap algorithms to let clinicians know when a patient needs attention.
cloud-first hospital

Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City CIO David Chou speaking at the Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum in Boston.

By Tom Sullivan 09:30 am January 17, 2018
Like so many IT projects, it starts with culture, according to David Chou, CIO of Children’s Mercy.
Sponsored by
By 09:04 am January 17, 2018
Managed services organizations supply implementation and operational expertise to advance the capabilities of IT, both to relieve internal staffers of more mundane uptime duties and to supply the ready sophistication needed for specific applications and analyses.
Microsoft buys Avere Systems
By Tom Sullivan 05:22 pm January 16, 2018
Software giant will add file-based storage capabilities for Windows and Linux to its Azure cloud.
Amazon healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 05:04 pm January 16, 2018
But the tech giant is still not revealing its plans for the healthcare market.
patient experience

Kaleida Health app. Credit: Google Play

By Jessica Davis 04:38 pm January 16, 2018
Navigating the massive Western New York campus was a burden to patients, but its CIO tailored a mapping system to improve their experience.
FDA device ID, blockchain

Pharmacy supply chain management to reduce drug counterfeiting were highlighted in the study.

By Bill Siwicki 04:14 pm January 16, 2018
Continuous funding and partnerships – along with the potential for blockchain-based efforts to reduce the counterfeiting of drugs – are also changing the landscape a new report finds.
ransomware attack payments

Credit: Hancock Health

By Jessica Davis 04:01 pm January 16, 2018
After hackers logged into the hospital’s remote access portal using a third-party vendor’s username and password, officials paid up as it would have taken more time and money to restore files from backups.

From left: Eric Topol, MD, Brent James, MD, and Tim Zoph.

By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 16, 2018
The vendor said that former Intermountain chief quality officer Brent James, MD and former Northwestern Memorial CIO Tim Zoph have also signed on.
CIOX Health lawsuit
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:43 pm January 16, 2018
Motion filed states charges have little merit and the case will require too many resources with too little to gain.

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