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By Healthcare IT News 04:45 pm October 23, 2017
HIMSS is accepting speaking proposals for five one-day events on March 5 as part of the Annual Conference. The deadline to submit a proposal is Nov. 1.
HIMSS Board Chair Denise Hines
By Bernie Monegain 03:21 pm October 23, 2017
HIMSS Board Chair Denise Hines is on a mission to bring a new generation of young women to work in healthcare IT.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Abbas Mooraj, Optum Vice President (right), and Dexter Braff, The Braff Group (left), speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Analytics Forum on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 03:05 pm October 23, 2017
Healthcare organizations should break down data into smaller sets that can be used to build into larger programs, experts say.

Tom Scornavacca, senior medical director, population health at UMass Memorial Health Care, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm October 23, 2017
UMass Memorial exec says getting providers on board is a good first step, but workflow adjustments, a data-driven culture and coordination with community resources will deliver results.
Alzheimer's precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm October 23, 2017
Companies will provide genotype testing, actionable genomic information and custom reporting in support of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute’s GeneMatch registry.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

John Quackenbush, a professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm October 23, 2017
It’s time to take stock of big data so we can move forward and turn it into knowledge, experts at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum say.  
HIMSS Patient Engagement & Experience Summit
By Healthcare IT News 11:58 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS is accepting speaker proposals for the Patient Engagement & Experience Summit in Las Vegas on March 5.
Hal Wolf HIMSS

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf speaking at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Gus Venditto 11:25 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf says the culture of “do no harm” is contending with the culture of innovation and “fail fast.”
John Halamka
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am October 23, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO says tailored treatment plans 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.

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