Peter Embi, MD, will join the Regenstrief Institute as President and CEO next December.

By Bernie Monegain 01:13 pm October 24, 2016
Peter Embi, MD, an internationally recognized expert in biomedical informatics, will leave his post as interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate dean for research informatics at Ohio State University’s College of Medicine, to join Regenstrief Institute as CEO.
Data 3.0

Terry Sullivan, OnPointe CMIO, during a panel at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum Boston. Also pictured:  Kayla Pelegrin of 3M and Richard Proctor of Hortonworks. 

By Tom Sullivan 01:10 pm October 24, 2016
Hospitals that haven't started making data actionable, explainable, trusted and contextualized should start now. Why the urgency? In two or three years, finding talented data scientists and other skilled workers is only going to get more difficult.

Accenture and Girls Who Code are working to draw more girls into computer science with efforts beginning in junior high school.

By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am October 24, 2016
Research from Accenture and Girls Who Code is out with the classic good news, bad news regarding women in the computing workforce. This time, they led with the bad news: The number of women in the U.S. computing workforce will decline from 24 percent to 22 percent by 2025, their research shows.
By Bernie Monegain 09:06 am October 24, 2016
The findings continue to disappoint, disturb.

Mandira Singh leads the More Disruption Please initiative at athenahealth.

By Bernie Monegain 07:32 am October 24, 2016
Describes the cloud-based EHR company’s culture as encouraging experimenting without fear of failing.
data information governance strategies

SAP CMIO David Delaney, MD, said that data is a raw commodity but information's value comes from governance and interpretation.

By John Andrews 06:46 am October 24, 2016
Yes, there is a difference. And even though the definitions overlay, smart hospital executives understand that with health data expanding exponentially governance strategies and details can make or break an organization. 
Data governance analytics Dartmouth

Elizabeth Stedina, director of the Dartmouth Analytics Institute, said the system is breaking new ground and no single policy can cover all of its needs. 

By John Andrews 06:25 am October 24, 2016
Governance isn't always fun. But it is the most important building block for a healthcare analytics strategy. How the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are turning the tedious work into an indispensable boon to productivity.
By Jessica Davis 11:57 am October 21, 2016
Internet users reported major accessibility issues early Friday, as a slew of major websites were rendered temporarily inaccessible, including Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, Etsy, The New York Times and SoundCloud.
Tandigm athenahealth population health
By Bernie Monegain 11:54 am October 21, 2016
The joint venture of Independence Blue Cross and DaVita HealthCare Partners said it will offer doctors access to athenahealth’s cloud services for analytics, care coordination, risk-stratification.
$100 million Tricare fraud
By Susan Morse 11:39 am October 21, 2016
The massive scheme at Fort Hood, Texas, involved prescribing pain creams to military personnel and disguising payments. 

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