BJC's Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Photo Credit: BJC

By Jessica Davis 03:09 pm March 14, 2018
The data of 33,420 patients of BJC HealthCare was left exposed to the internet for eight months after the St. Louis-based provider misconfigured one of its servers.
 Elizabeth Holmes charged by SEC with ‘massive fraud’
By Jessica Davis 02:21 pm March 14, 2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of scandal-ridden startup Theranos, with “massive fraud.”
Mayo Clinic boosts clinical trials with IBM Watson artificial intelligence
By Bernie Monegain 02:05 pm March 14, 2018
Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health have announced the results of a cutting-edge project putting the supercomputer to work for patient matching: Watson brought in more patients than before to participate in recent breast cancer clinical trials.
HIMSS18 rev cycle recap
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:35 pm March 14, 2018
When it comes to revenue cycle, a patient-centric culture is the future. By the way, make sure you include your employees in that philosophy and understand how technology can help get there.
Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic

Credit: Cleveland Clinic

By Bernie Monegain 12:11 pm March 14, 2018
In his first State of the Clinic, Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, called on the health system’s 57,000 employees around the world to focus on caring: “how we care for patients, care for each other, care for the organization, and care for our communities,” he urged.
By 09:18 am March 14, 2018
In healthcare, there’s likely been no more critical investment in technology they’ve had to make than in mobile engagement and the infrastructure required to support it.
Michigan kicked its PDMP up a notch to clamp down on opioids
By Bill Siwicki 09:17 am March 14, 2018
Michigan, like much of the rest of this country, is in the midst of an opioid crisis. The number of opioid prescriptions, individuals in substance use disorder programs and, worst of all, opioid-related drug overdose deaths have all increased from 2011 to 2015 in the state.
By Bernie Monegain 02:32 pm March 13, 2018
New suite brings tools designed for doctors, clinicians and hospital managers, the company said.
women in health IT

Geeta Nayyar, MD, from the Femwell Group Health speaking with HIMSS TV in Las Vegas last week.

By Jessica Davis 02:19 pm March 13, 2018
Executives from Wolters Kluwer, 4D Healthware and Femwell Group Health suggest finding mentors among women and men alike, breaking down stereotypes and surviving in the age of #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.
VA Secretary David Shulkin EHR modernization

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, speaking at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas on March 10.

By Jessica Davis 01:22 pm March 13, 2018
Recent reports claim President Trump has lost patience with the bipartisan-supported Shulkin, which could put the Cerner-VA contract on hold -- indefinitely.

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