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Hackensack Meridian JFK Health merger
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:56 pm January 04, 2018
Both New Jersey health systems are winners of Healthcare IT News' 2017 Best Hospital IT Departments.
AHIMA data management 2018
By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm January 04, 2018
The group says privacy and security, clinical documentation improvement and information governance will demand the attention of health IT and infosec executives in the year ahead.
cyberattack hospital
By Jessica Davis 01:03 pm January 04, 2018
University of Rochester’s Jones Memorial Hospital was hit on Dec. 28 and left the small, rural provider operating under standard downtime procedures.
Veteran Affairs telehealth

In August, President Trump and VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, introduced a plan to build out telehealth tools and services for veterans.

By Jessica Davis 12:52 pm January 04, 2018
The bill gives legislative teeth to the agency’s Anywhere to Anywhere telemedicine program, including a clause that bars states from revoking providers who practice telehealth across state lines.
decode human immune system

A virus and antibodies under a microscope.

By Bernie Monegain 12:32 pm January 04, 2018
The aim is to create a universal blood test that detects autoimmune disorders, cancer, diseases and infections, the companies said.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 10:01 am January 04, 2018
Though the company is already working on fixing its software and was previously ordered to give free upgrades or help customers switch vendors.
future-proofing population health
Sponsored by
By Intel 09:59 am January 04, 2018
We chat with Jennifer Esposito, general manager, health and life sciences, Intel Corporation.
women in health IT leaders
By Jessica Davis 09:58 am January 04, 2018
Consumerism. Patient safety. Privacy and security and enforcement and an increase in cyberattacks will be top of mind in the next twelve months.
healthcare blockchain network
By Bill Siwicki 02:04 pm January 03, 2018
Akiri is developing a networking platform it says will help healthcare organizations more easily share data using blockchain.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 01:05 pm January 03, 2018
Plaintiffs say they had to forfeit meaningful use incentive payments in 2014 and lost out on more money in 2017 because EHR did not meet requirements, though eClinicalWorks says the claims are without merit.

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