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By Bernie Monegain 12:15 pm March 27, 2017
Keith Zimmerman will take the helm as CEO of Medical City Arlington starting April 1. He succeeds Winston Borland, who will retire on March 31. Medical City Arlington is a 366-bed full-service hospital, is located in Arlington, Texas.
By Jessica Davis 12:05 pm March 27, 2017
Urology Austin, a healthcare provider with locations throughout central Texas, began notifying its patients March 24 that hackers may have accessed patient records that included names, dates of birth, addresses, medical information and Social Security numbers.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:32 am March 27, 2017
Bardis, who served for 15 years as CEO of the revenue cycle and supply chain management technology developer, will be assistant secretary for administration at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Andrew Pecora, MD

By Mike Miliard 11:09 am March 27, 2017
The multi-year research agreement will see the pharmaceutical company putting Cota's analytics platform to work for improved breast cancer treatment outcomes.
By John Andrews 10:32 am March 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are fast accelerating the insights that can be gleaned from the granular descriptions enabled by ICD-10.
Big Data Harvard

Leonard D’Avolio, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and CEO of Cyft, said that if any industry has a right to be frustrated with information technology, it's healthcare. 

By Bill Siwicki 08:09 am March 27, 2017
The excitement that Big Data brings is matched by the confusion about exactly what the technologies can do, according to Leonard D’Avolio. And that is as true in healthcare as anywhere else.
CIO business associates risk

Ed Ricks, CIO of Beaufort Memorial Hospital

By Mike Miliard 08:05 am March 27, 2017
With about 200 subcontractors to deal with, "that's a lot of people that we're trusting to do the right thing with our patients' data," says the Beaufort Memorial Hospital CIO. "We want to stay on top of it."
GOP pulls American Health Care Act
By Susan Morse 03:57 pm March 24, 2017
Even after President Trump demanded a vote, the bill was yanked thanks to lack of support among conservatives.
healthcare clarity Washington now
By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm March 24, 2017
The more confusing or contradictory statements from federal officials, the more back-room deals lawmakers strike trying to gain consensus for bills like the American Health Care Act, the harder it is to know what’s really happening. 
Maury Regional Cerner EHR

Maury Regional CEO Alan Watson

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm March 24, 2017
The Tennessee-based health system said it is replacing Meditech and NextGen with Cerner’s hosted Millennium electronic health record, revenue cycle management and transaction services.

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