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McKesson InterQual HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Nilo Mehrabian said the software will make medical necessity reviews more efficient and enable nurses to spend more time looking at exceptions. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am February 20, 2017
The vendor partnered with the National Decision Support Company to create what it claims is the first software that extracts clinical data from EHRs to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations. 
Symantec cybersecurity study
By Tom Sullivan 08:07 am February 20, 2017
Symantec health IT officer David Finn said that despite increases in budgets and staffing, breaches and security incidents are on the rise. 
HIMSS Analytics LOGIC extension
By Tom Sullivan 07:49 am February 20, 2017
The software provides web browsing accessibility to help users better understand the health IT market, HIMSS Analytics executive vice president Blain Newton says. 
By Tom Sullivan 06:24 pm February 19, 2017
Informaticist Nephi Walton challenges health IT professionals to take a hard look at how secure their networks actually are.
Harold Miller at HIMSS17

Harold Miller, president and CEO of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, speaking in the Business of Healthcare Symposium in Orlando.

By Susan Morse 04:48 pm February 19, 2017
Providers will need to identify ways to cut cost and payers need to be part of the solution.
Mitchell Parker at HIMSS17

Mitch Parker, executive director of Information Security and Compliance for Indiana University Health, speaking about cybersecurity in Orlando.

By Jessica Davis 04:36 pm February 19, 2017
At the Cybersecurity Forum, Mitch Parker encourages communications and planning that involve the entire enterprise.

Kevin Johnson, a security consultant, and Daniel Nigrin, MD, chief information officer at Boston Children's Hospital speaking at the AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians' Executive IT Symposium in Orlando.

By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm February 19, 2017
Many health organizations still do not appreciate the risks they are facing from determined hackers.
Chuck Spurr at HIMSS17

Chuck Spurr, chief information officer at Shields Health Care Group

By Henry Powderly 02:56 pm February 19, 2017
The provider of MRI services went all-in on the approach, and it’s changed their business.

Jessica Kahn, director of the data and systems group at CMS and Richard Stroup, the director of informatics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City speaking at the Cloud Computing Forum in Orlando.

By Tom Sullivan 02:45 pm February 19, 2017
Todd Dunn: ‘The cloud is a game-changer that enables us to partner with people around the world.’
Josh Mandel at HIMSS17

Josh Mandel, MD, a physician and software developer speaking at the Interoperability Roadmap in Practice workshop at HIMSS17 in Orlando.

By Bernie Monegain 02:12 pm February 19, 2017
In the works, CDA scorecards, interoperability proving ground, Sync for Science tied to precision medicine.

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