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By Jessica Davis 04:10 pm July 18, 2016
Hospital computer and math science positions are on the uptick, with 17.9 percent growth between 2010 to 2014, according to a MedPAC analysis of Bureau of Labor statistics. That growth may reflect healthcare's efforts to transition to electronic health records.

Patrice R. Wolfe is president of Health Data & Management Solutions – HDMS.

By Bernie Monegain 12:28 pm July 18, 2016
Her best advice always: ‘Stay intellectually curious.’
MACRA Deloitte
By Bill Siwicki 12:17 pm July 18, 2016
Nearly 8 in 10 physicians in a new survey said they prefer fee-for-service over risk-bearing, value-based care under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
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Chip Kahn, President of the Federation of American Hospitals, signed a letter to the Democrat platform committee saying that a public option would only introduce greater uncertainty. 

By Jack McCarthy 10:23 am July 18, 2016
In a letter to Democrat committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings, the AHA and Federation of American Hospitals request that the platform excludes a public option. 
Ponemon cyberthreats

Ponemon Insitutue founder Larry Ponemon said that even though leaders understand threats, hospitals continue to struggle with implementing effective defenses. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:46 am July 18, 2016
The firm's new report, Security Beyond the Traditional Perimeter, found an acute need for both expertise and technology for safeguarding IT networks and protected health information.
Ascension St Vincent ACO
By Bernie Monegain 09:24 am July 18, 2016
The hospital said participating in MissionPoint ACO enables groups of doctors to share the financial benefits of improving care.
CISO C-suite
By Bill Siwicki 08:05 am July 18, 2016
The chief information security officer and chief information officer roles are intertwined, yet clearly different. Executives review organizational structures that work, and why.
CIO CISO collaborating strategically
By Bill Siwicki 08:05 am July 18, 2016
All executives with a C-level title should be working together toward the organization's mission. Here's how University of Vermont Health System and Christiana Care executives are teaming up to make that happen. 
Donald Trump Pence ACA

Republican Gov. Mike Pence is now officially Donald Trump's Vice President running mate. Source: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

By Jessica Davis 05:16 pm July 15, 2016
Even while he unveiled the Healthy Indiana Plan to accept federal funding with which to offer Medicaid to more citizens, the staunch conservative argued that doing so strengthened the case for repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Pokemon Go
By Jeff Lagasse 03:59 pm July 15, 2016
With Pokéstops emerging at healthcare facilities, providers concerned about safety for patients and caregivers are asking people not to wander around their campuses using the mobile app. 

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