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John Riggi, head of the Cybersecurity and Financial Crimes Unit for BDO Consulting and former chief of the FBI's Cyber Division Outreach Section.

By Jessica Davis 01:11 pm September 16, 2016
John Riggi and Judy Selby of BDO Consulting share three steps to effective data mapping: third party assessment, an infinite response plan and a strong employee training program.
Population health

Jay Bhatt, MD, Chief Health Officer at Illinois Health and Hospital Association, speaking at the Pop Health Forum 2016 in Chicago. 

By Mike Miliard 10:12 am September 16, 2016
Hospital CEOs and CFOs must align with Chief Data Officers, Chief Patient Experience Officers, Chief Clinical Transformation Officers and others for population health management programs to succeed. Doctors, nurses and patients are all critical as well. 
Healthix Verato HIE
By Jack McCarthy 09:40 am September 16, 2016
The health information exchange said Verato’s cloud service links patient records across otherwise disparate data sources to help clinicians better coordinate care and treatment. 
EveryPatient satisfaction platform

Source: Rosie Andre via Wikimedia.

By Jack McCarthy 09:24 am September 16, 2016
The company said its software can collect and analyze patient experience data to track satisfaction rates, engagement and revenue. 
Accenture HealthTech Innovation

Source: Michael Gray via Flickr.

By Bill Siwicki 03:11 pm September 15, 2016
The program, designed to foster technology innovation in healthcare, aims to harness the industry’s $6.5 billion in start-up funding, the research and consulting giant says.
HHS health center IT

Health Resources and Services Administration Acting Administrator Jim Macrae. 

By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm September 15, 2016
Money from MACRA, the first direct investment in health center IT since the days of HITECH, will go toward value-based care, data exchange, clinical decision support, patient engagement, and more.
McKesson value-based care
By Jessica Davis 01:00 pm September 15, 2016
Healthcare administrators and clinicians need to work together, so providers can understand their role and where they can make an impact, according to McKesson’s Michael Blackman, MD.
Pop Health Forum 2016
By Tom Sullivan 12:30 pm September 15, 2016
The second Pop Health Forum 2016 took place in Chicago with expert speakers, panelists and healthcare professionals discussing pressing issues, from analytics to chronic care management to telehealth. Here’s a roundup of what happened. 
HIMSS UK NHS

Britian's Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt said that each trust will partner with an international healthcare organization to learn from its IT expertise.

By Mike Miliard 11:46 am September 15, 2016
As NHS seeks to modernize, HIMSS will help leading hospitals partner with international counterparts such as Mayo and Cleveland Clinic.
American Well psychiatry
By Bill Siwicki 08:55 am September 15, 2016
Consumers now can see psychologists and psychiatrists on Amwell, a telehealth app that enables visits with caregivers via video technology.

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