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By Bill Siwicki 12:37 pm May 24, 2017
First National Technology Solutions says software updates, constant patching and employee education are musts.
Donald Rucker national coordinator ONC

ONC national coordinator Donald Rucker, MD

By Tom Sullivan 12:12 pm May 24, 2017
Health IT agency will run on a lot less cash and without a slate of operating units.
Best Hospital IT 2017
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am May 24, 2017
Our annual awards recognize top hospital and health system teams based on leadership, professional development opportunities, salary and benefits, workplace culture and more.
St. Luke's-Roosevelt HIPAA fine

Photo courtesy Laparoscopic.md

By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:32 am May 24, 2017
The settlement stems from 2014 OCR complaint that staff member from Spencer Cox Center disclosed a patient's protected health information.
By Mike Miliard 10:10 am May 24, 2017
Stanford Medicine, UC San Francisco University of Chicago Medicine to help Google Brain fine-tune predictive analytics to spot patterns in EHRs.

The ONC Town Hall event at HIMSS17 discussed the future health IT policy initiatives. With the release of Trump's new budget, many organizations believe the ONC budget cut will have a negative impact on innovation, among other things.

By Tom Sullivan 03:31 pm May 23, 2017
HIMSS, AHIMA, AMIA all say the drastic cuts to ONC and other agencies will hamper patient safety and new cures, send innovation in a downward spiral and slow down work toward a learning health system.
Intermountain telehealth platform
By Bernie Monegain 03:13 pm May 23, 2017
Utah health system says the platform make its nurse practitioners and physician assistants available for online patient visits.
Interoperability crucial to patient safety
By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm May 23, 2017
But the former ONC chief thinks consumerism will play a major role in promoting data exchange.
hospital cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm May 23, 2017
ID management has become central to fighting cybercrime as cloud computing and the internet change the nature of access and security, according to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s vice president of security.
By Bill Siwicki 02:13 pm May 23, 2017
The system’s ACO is working with Arcadia Healthcare Solutions on using data to improve health, gain efficiencies and trim costs.

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