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CMS, VA partnership
By Jessica Davis 04:03 pm January 23, 2018
The collaboration aims to improve the VA’s ability to investigate fraud and wrongdoing in Veterans Affairs programs.
ransomware attacks

Once the hackers get a window into the server, the virus can spread throughout a network.

By Jessica Davis 02:55 pm January 23, 2018
The latest onslaught of ransomware attacks target RDP and JBoss servers using brute force attack methods to gain access to a system.
population health
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm January 23, 2018
Virginia group practice nearly doubled the national average of patients attending these visits to close quality gaps and improve health outcomes.
Colorado HIE

Boulder Medical Center is one of the 74 hospitals participating in the Colorado HIE. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 12:33 pm January 23, 2018
The Colorado HIE with a network of 74 hospitals will use the technology to help manage data into comprehensive continuity of care documents.
Medicare Shared Savings Program

A user-friendly dashboard for doctor’s to engage with data was key to lower readmissions and meet Medicare quality performance standards.

By Susan Morse 11:53 am January 23, 2018
Innovation Care Partners built a dashboard to engage physicians and offer financial incentives to use the tool and the combination has already resulted in lower readmissions.
human-centric healthcare product design

Amy Schwartz speaking at the HIMSS Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Oct. 4, 2017.

By Laura Lovett 10:22 am January 23, 2018
Human-centric design thought leader at Battelle, Amy Schwartz, will be hosting a session at the Digital and Personal Connected Health Conference on March 5.
medication adherence

Patients report their adherence by simply snapping a photo with their phone’s camera of the pills in-hand. Credit: Wellthapp

By Jonah Comstock 09:56 am January 23, 2018
Supported by a grant, the New York health system has seen success in the mobile app pilot with the startup Wellth.

Thomas Selva, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer and Bryan Bliven, CIO, of University of Missouri Health Care will host the session, "A Multi-Pronged Approach to Improve Provider Satisfaction,” at HIMSS18.

By Bernie Monegain 09:34 am January 23, 2018
HIMSS18 presenters explain how MU Health Care instituted a multi-pronged approach to boost physician satisfaction by 10% and offer feedback valuable to planning.
Sponsored by
By 08:52 am January 23, 2018
Healthcare organizations are widely embracing mobile clinical communications technologies to improve care team collaboration, workflow efficiencies and, ultimately, patient care. But the adoption journey has often been bumpy.
ransomware attack allscripts
By Jessica Davis 04:42 pm January 22, 2018
Customers are saying that e-prescribing and hosted services are still down.

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