“Teva’s products reach 200 million people every day with the world's largest medicine cabinet," said IBM CEO Ginni Rometty in announcing an expanded alliance between IBM Watson and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

By Bernie Monegain 11:57 am October 27, 2016
IBM Watson and pharmaceutical company Teva will expand their existing global eHealth alliance to focus on two key healthcare challenges: The discovery of new treatment options and improving chronic disease management. Both projects will run on the IBM Watson Health Cloud.

Dave Cassel heads the Sequoia Project's Carequality initative. Health data exchange between disparate EHR systems has tripled over the past two months, he said.

By Bernie Monegain 10:58 am October 27, 2016
Vindell Washington, MD, the National Coordinator for Health IT, visited healthcare clinics and a long-term care nursing facility in St. Louis Oct. 25 to observe data exchange across different EHRs and record locator services. The exchange took place via the Carequality Interoperability Framework.

Justin Starren, director of the Center for Data Science and Informatics at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

By Mike Miliard 10:48 am October 27, 2016
In an effort to advance the use of patient-reported outcomes for research and care delivery, a coalition of nine universities has been awarded a $6.3 million grant by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.
By Bill Siwicki 09:27 am October 27, 2016
Among all industries, healthcare ranks 15th out of 18 in social engineering for security, suggesting a security awareness problem among healthcare professionals that could be putting millions of patients at risk.
Big Data healthcare analytics

Peggy Chou, MD, director of medical management at Atrius Health, speaking during the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston this week. 

By Tom Sullivan 06:44 am October 27, 2016
Health orgs trekking deeper into analytics should expect a new information wave, understand that crowdsourcing can pay off, know machine learning is real right now, buckle down on governance. And don’t hold out for perfection. 
Big Data healthcare analytics
By Eric Bailey 06:25 am October 27, 2016
Healthcare IT News interviewed several experts at the forum on a range of topics spanning cost, risk, technologies, challenges and successes. 
Big Data healthcare analytics
By Mike Miliard 06:15 am October 27, 2016
Panelists at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum shared advice about engaging clinicians and patients, persuading the C-suite to support analytics investments, bridging the gap between IT and business, and more.
Shark Tank at HIMSS17
By Tom Sullivan 08:58 pm October 26, 2016
They’re not just TV stars. Robert Herjavec is a renowned security expert and Kevin O’Leary an innovation specialist with experience in healthcare dating back decades. 
Cleveland Clinic top innovations
By Bernie Monegain 01:07 pm October 26, 2016
FHIR makes list. As do other innovations ranging from better treatment for depression to disappearing stents. Read about all ten here. 
St. Jude device security
By Jessica Davis 12:47 pm October 26, 2016
MedSec and Muddy Waters reveal that security vulnerabilities can weaponize pacemakers.

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