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Spectre and Meltdown
By Bill Siwicki 08:37 am January 22, 2018
Time is critical to patch medical devices because they may run operating systems like Windows, Linux, etc. on processors that could be vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre.
By Bill Siwicki 04:36 pm January 19, 2018
At KureSmart Pain Management, patient loyalty and physician ratings increased after the launch of their new business intelligence strategy, an executive said.
Veterans Affairs EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:05 pm January 19, 2018
The proposed revision from VA Secretary Shulkin would allow the VA to share data to improve veteran care experience at community and HIE providers.
CareFirst Supreme Court breach case
By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm January 19, 2018
The Maryland insurance giant is asking the Supreme Court to review the August decision because without the review, attorneys argue the company will be hit with a flood of data breach suits.
cybersecurity funding
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm January 19, 2018
A lack of priority funding and stagnant staffing hinders cybersecurity, new Forrester Research study concludes.
FHIR standards

HL7's FHIR specification was seen as the one with the most potential to have an impact in the next two years.

By Mike Miliard 01:34 pm January 19, 2018
Innovation was the largest divergence among results with only 14 percent having a dedicated innovation center and a third with no innovation plans in the next 24 months.
phishing hack

Onco360 Pharmacy's storefront in Buffalo, New York. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:14 pm January 19, 2018
Three employee email accounts were hacked in November, exposing PHI, including financial data and Social Security numbers for some.
By Jessica Davis 12:04 pm January 19, 2018
Users took to Twitter yesterday to complain about the company's cloud EHR being down, with some unable to access patient information all day.
doctor burnout

Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now she’s building a legacy for her children by blowing the doors open on the stigmatized subject.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:21 am January 19, 2018
HIMSS18 presenter and Health IT consultant Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now believes clinician engagement tools can help doctors in the future.
HIMSS and ANI honor Catherine Ivory
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:23 pm January 18, 2018
Award honors someone who has demonstrated significant leadership in the area of nursing informatics within the healthcare community.

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