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John Halamka
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am October 23, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO says tailored treatment plans that 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. 
medical device security
By Jessica Davis 02:50 pm October 20, 2017
As the number of connected devices is projected to grow to 20 to 50 billion by 2020, the FBI says the threat of DDoS attacks launched by leveraging flaws in IoT devices is not going away anytime soon.
By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 20, 2017
Healthcare organizations must understand these elements of digital transformation today to succeed at DX in the near future.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm October 20, 2017
CEO Jonathan Bush says plans are underway to curb as much as $115 million in spending by the end of 2018.

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