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Josh Mandel at HIMSS17

Josh Mandel, MD, a physician and software developer speaking at the Interoperability Roadmap in Practice workshop at HIMSS17 in Orlando.

By Bernie Monegain 02:12 pm February 19, 2017
In the works, CDA scorecards, interoperability proving ground, Sync for Science tied to precision medicine.
Polina Hanin at HIMSS17

Polina Hanin, academy director at StartUp Health, at Sunday’s Venture+ Forum in Orlando.

By Susan Morse 01:46 pm February 19, 2017
On the other hand, EHR companies are losing out to digital health firms.

Intermountain’s Mark Lewis, MD, at the Precision Medicine Symposium in Orlando.

By Jessica Davis 12:59 pm February 19, 2017
Intermountain is using genomics to attack the Darwinian nightmare.
Kevin Mitnick at HIMSS17

Kevin Mitnick, former black-hat hacker, now works as a white-hat security consultant. He spoke at the CIO Forum in Orlando about the need key for healthcare organizations to shore up their defenses by developing social engineering resistance training programs and performing penetration tests.

By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm February 19, 2017
At the CHIME-HIMSS CIO Forum, the infamous former black-hat showed how social engineering puts systems at risk -- and how to build a human firewall to protect against it.

Rebecca Kaul is chief innovation officer at the Houston-based MD Anderson and speaker at the 2017 Revenue Cycle Summit in Orlando.

By Henry Powderly 11:29 am February 19, 2017
For healthcare organizations slow to break through, the fate of Blockbuster Video could await them.
By Gus Venditto 10:33 am February 19, 2017
A new HIMSS initiative is working to showcase interoperability at the 2020 games.
SnapMD mobile telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 08:07 am February 19, 2017
SnapMD’s Open API Platform now is fully available for developers to quickly and easily develop their own telehealth applications, the vendor says.
Cisco healthcare roadmap HIMSS17
By Ephraim Schwartz 07:15 am February 19, 2017
The new tools include connectivity, security, protection against ransomware and other technologies that the company has tuned specifically for healthcare.  
By Gus Venditto 07:01 am February 19, 2017
Deborah Dahl, vice president of patient care innovation, at Banner Health and David Weingard, a Microsoft veteran who founded Fit4D, will be presented with the Kate Grainger Compassionate Care Award at Tuesday night’s HIMSS Gala.

Steve Lee, director of New Jersey's Division of Consumer Affairs

By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm February 17, 2017
The settlement comes three years after two laptops were stolen from Horizon BCBSNJ's Newark headquarters. According to New Jersey officials, health data was left vulnerable as it was password-protected but not encrypted, as required by HIPAA and HITECH.

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