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CMS overhauls meaningful use EHR program, renames it ‘Promoting Interoperability’
By Susan Morse 06:08 pm April 24, 2018
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday announced changes to overhaul the meaningful use EHR incentive program, including equipping patients with access to their electronic health records on the day they leave the hospital.
women CIOs
By Jessica Davis 01:41 pm April 24, 2018
Quest CIO Lidia Fonseca explains that by working with customers, technology vendors can better anticipate the needs of customers and design more effective products.
healthcare MRI x-ray hacking cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 01:13 pm April 24, 2018
Orangeworm is targeting the sector and associated vendors for what Symantec researchers believe is to conduct espionage on the industry.
Telehealth for women in rural Nepal

Women at a health clinic in Ramechhap, Nepal. Credit: Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 12:02 pm April 24, 2018
Mobile phone or videoconferencing tools enabling women and girls to see doctors via virtual consults shines a light on gender dynamics of information and communication technologies for healthcare.
cybersecurity healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:20 am April 24, 2018
Artificial intelligence-powered threat detection and response can be very valuable – as long as it's researched and deployed with care and planning.
precision medicine

Lancaster General Hospital. Credit: LG Health

By Bernie Monegain 02:10 pm April 23, 2018
The organizations will invest in AI and IoT tools and tap research data to fast-track ventures through FDA approval and clinical trials.
medical device security
By Jessica Davis 01:51 pm April 23, 2018
In an RFI, a House committee outlines the severity of cybersecurity issues plaguing legacy software and equipment and asks stakeholders to begin tackling these challenges.
bug bounty program
By Bill Siwicki 01:25 pm April 23, 2018
While more organizations are warming to the concept of paying hackers to discover and report on security vulnerabilities, there's still some confusion and ambiguity about the idea.
IBM Watson Health top hospitals
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:10 pm April 23, 2018
The renamed Truven Health Analytics research initiative found that the highest performers achieved better care consistency and alignment across facilities.
Amazon blockchain healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 11:59 am April 23, 2018
Cloud vendor says it will begin by targeting the healthcare and finance industries with the new tools for developing blockchain-based apps, networks and projects.

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