Mount Sinai makeover NYC

Mount Sinai CEO Kenneth Davis, MD.

By Bernie Monegain 11:54 am October 11, 2016
The health system started the first phase of its modernization project that CEO Kenneth Davis said will transform how it delivers care services.
By Chris Hayden 10:39 am October 11, 2016
The event is slated to take place at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Feb. 19-20, 2017. Speaker proposals are now being accepted. 
UCLA depression elderly PCORI

Helen Lavretsky of UCLA said that better understanding the risk and benefits of antidepressant strategies in older patients could improve their quality of life and save billions of dollars every year.

By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am October 11, 2016
PCORI awarded UCLA and four other sites the money to kick off the Late-life Depression, Stress and Wellness Program to conduct stress, mood, cognitive, genetic, brain scanning assessments and clinical studies.
Google Verily population health 3M

3M Health Information Systems President JaeLynn WIlliams said the partnership will create technologies that address real-world problems healthcare organizations are facing today.

By Tom Sullivan 10:19 am October 11, 2016
The companies said they will combine 3M Health Information System's coding, classification and risk-stratification with Verily's algorithms and analytics to create a joint platform to improve clinical and financial performance.
By Bernie Monegain 10:04 am October 11, 2016
Harvard Business Review explores what it will take to keep women in STEM careers.

Deborah DiSanzo, IBM Watson Health's general manager.

By Bernie Monegain 01:59 pm October 10, 2016
The companies will work together to develop and deploy new population health offerings by tapping each company's expertise and assets, like those added to the Watson Health portfolio from acquisitions such as Phytel and Explorys.
By Bernie Monegain 11:53 am October 10, 2016
It wasn't the question most viewers had tuned in to hear discussed, but one audience member at the second presidential debate in St. Louis did ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump about the Affordable Care Act – offering a more substantive discussion of healthcare than at the first debate.

Several ransomware attacks on healthcare companies have made headlines this year, and the attacks are spreading not only in healthcare, but in all sectors.

By Jessica Davis 11:27 am October 10, 2016
Rate of attacks has steadily increased since 2015 across all industries; healthcare holds third place with 3.5 percent of organizations experiencing an attack.
Dark web health data

Aetna CISO Jim Routh advises information security professionals to be patient and make strategic choices for the long-term because security activities take time. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:15 am October 10, 2016
Don’t wait another day to create a cyberthreat intelligence sharing team. Delve into the web’s dangerous corners, exchange what you find, learn from banking and defense. Just don’t presume cyberthreats won’t happen to you.
CISO cybersecurity best practices

Clearwater Compliance CEO Bob Chaput, Aetna CISO Jim Routh and Check Point head of incident response Dan Wiley, left-to-right. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:06 am October 10, 2016
A triptych of experts share insights and advice about cyberthreat intelligence sharing, plotting a security strategy and safeguarding data against attacks. 

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