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HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

John Quackenbush, a professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm October 23, 2017
It’s time to take stock of big data so we can move forward and turn it into knowledge, experts at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum say.  
HIMSS Patient Engagement & Experience Summit
By Healthcare IT News 11:58 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS is accepting speaker proposals for the Patient Engagement & Experience Summit in Las Vegas on March 5.
Hal Wolf HIMSS

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf speaking at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Gus Venditto 11:25 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf says the culture of “do no harm” is contending with the culture of innovation and “fail fast.”
John Halamka
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am October 23, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO says tailored treatment plans could be here soon with more widespread FHIR exchanges enabling easier access to cloud-based CDS insights.
7 quotes from Jonathan Bush on athenahealth’s 'painful' quarter
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am October 23, 2017
The EHR company’s CEO says he layoffs stung, but admitted the presence of an activist investor has led the vendor to scrutinize its performance.
By Jessica Davis 10:21 am October 23, 2017
The case was dismissed based on jurisdiction, but the VA and Cerner both say CliniComp has not shown why the VA’s decision is illegal or unjustified.
Miami Children’ HIMSS Davies award
By Tom Sullivan 10:14 am October 23, 2017
The system instituted care management and clinical decision support tools to reduce readmissions of patients with asthma.
EHR certification compliance
By Bill Siwicki 04:32 pm October 20, 2017
Only 9 percent are fully compliant with ONC’s 2015 EHR certification, according to a new report from the eHealth Initiative. 
Cleveland Clinic fraud

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. Credit: Cleveland Clinic

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:23 pm October 20, 2017
Wisam Rizk, of Westlake, Ohio caused incorporation of shell company, paid kickbacks for Fingerhut’s silence, the Department of Justice said.
unsecured medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 03:09 pm October 20, 2017
Hospitals are uniquely susceptible to security risks when different corporate and IT cultures come together. 

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