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By Bernie Monegain 02:28 pm February 08, 2016
Respiratory care provider Lincare has been ordered to pay $239,800 in penalties for violating the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
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By Battelle 08:00 am February 08, 2016
(SPONSORED) What if you could know in advance which patients would benefit from certain therapies? Or could intervene in a medical crisis before it's too late? While doctors have traditionally had to rely on instinct to make these calls, predictive analytics could be a game changer for hospitals, healthcare providers and patients.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Panthers team physician Robert A. Heyer, MD, will sit down in Las Vegas for a fireside chat about leadership, football, healthcare, philanthropy and, likely, the NFL title.
By Chris Hayden 05:41 am February 08, 2016
Three weeks after the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, they will meet again at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 05, 2016
Analytics functionality has improved measurably in recent years, according to Chilmark Research, but  workflow integration remains a key hurdle.
By Jessica Davis 03:21 pm February 05, 2016
A bipartisan group of Senators this week unveiled legislation to remove Medicare barriers to telemedicine use in a bill that proponents say can generate $1.8 billion in savings over 10 years.
By Henry Powderly 02:30 pm February 05, 2016
Healthcare businesses added more than 37,000 jobs in January, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday, as the first month of 2016 seemed to extend the sector’s job-creating trend over the past year.
More than 4 million new consumers gained health insurance coverage during open enrollment from Nov. 1, 2015 to Feb. 1, 2016, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced on Thursday.
By Susan Morse 01:27 pm February 05, 2016
The administration's 2016 year-end goal was to have 10 million people covered through the exchanges.
 Keith Woeltje, MD, director of healthcare informatics at the Center for Clinical Excellence at BJC HealthCare.
By Jessica Davis 12:58 pm February 05, 2016
Digitizing clinical quality measures, also known as eCQM, isn’t just about meeting government requirements. It’s also about healthcare organizations smartly using electronic data to drive decisions, said Keith Woeltje, MD, director of healthcare informatics at the Center for Clinical Excellence at BJC HealthCare.
Charles Jaffe, MD, CEO of HL7, is scheduled to return to the HIMSS Annual Conference
By Chris Hayden 12:49 pm February 05, 2016
More than a year after its implementation, Charles Jaffe, MD, CEO of HL7, is scheduled to return to the HIMSS Annual Conference to update the industry on the accomplishments to date and shed light on developments coming in the near future. 
By Tom Sullivan 12:41 pm February 05, 2016
Tamara St. Claire is the chief innovation officer of Xerox Healthcare – and later this month at HIMSS16 she will also be among the Social Media Ambassadors credentialed to cover the conference.

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