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WHO post-surgery deaths
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am April 19, 2017
Annals of Surgery found death rate decline in South Carolina in hospitals that chose to participate in the program.
HIMSS acquires Health 2.0

HIMSS CEO Stephen Lieber said that buying Health 2.0 enables it to bring the HIMSS opportunity to early-stage developers and innovators. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am April 19, 2017
CEO Stephen Lieber said the move will help speed the time for cutting-edge health IT products to reach the market. 
commercial EHR VistA VA
By Jessica Davis 06:54 am April 19, 2017
But the Department of Veterans Affairs might not have many options unless it wants to continue being in the software development business.
Medical Capital Innovation contest
By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm April 18, 2017
The teams will compete for $100,000 in cash prizes and mentoring opportunities at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland.
Steve Ballmer government spending
By Bill Siwicki 03:12 pm April 18, 2017
The former Microsoft CEO’s previously-stealth website cost $10 million to launch and will run $3-5 million a year to operate, funding researchers in Seattle and a grant to the University of Pennsylvania.
employees greatest cybersecurity risk
By Bill Siwicki 02:43 pm April 18, 2017
Nearly 80 percent of executives said employee security awareness is their greatest concern. And that’s despite 85 percent indicating they have existing security awareness programs, a new Level 3/HIMSS Analytics study finds.
secure document exchange FHIR for EMS
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm April 18, 2017
Emergency teams can connect via DirectTrust, Carequality, FHIR and more.
By Bill Siwicki 02:02 pm April 18, 2017
Cybersecurity has become an enterprise-level risk in healthcare and should be managed like one, CynergisTek says.
ClearDATA cloud services gets $12 million
By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm April 18, 2017
The company will use the money to advance its security, regulatory and compliance functionality for healthcare customers.
GOP Trump Ryan ACA repeal
By Tom Sullivan 12:23 pm April 18, 2017
The public views Republicans as too extreme to work effectively with even the GOP-controlled Congress, but Democrats don’t fare much better in that regard.

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