The HIMSS14 show floor. (Staff photo)
By Bill Siwicki 01:27 pm January 29, 2016
Iatric Systems intends to unwrap a set of analytics services to help healthcare providers meet federal mandates at HIMSS16. The vendor specializing in patient privacy, analytics, EHR optimization and interoperability, said that it will debut a new offering dubbed Analytics On-Demand at the conference, which begins late next month.
Patricia Mechael at the mHealth Summit in 2011. (Flickr)
By Jessica Davis 06:37 pm January 28, 2016
Patricia Mechael has been appointed executive vice president, Personal Connected Health Alliance at HIMSS, effective April 15, HIMSS President and CEO Steve Lieber announced on Thursday.
By Jessica Davis 04:44 pm January 28, 2016
Despite the record number of major healthcare breaches in just the past year, 74 percent of consumers surveyed by the National Cyber Security Alliance said they trust healthcare providers the most with personal information, according to a study released Thursday to mark Data Privacy Day.
By Bernie Monegain 04:29 pm January 28, 2016
SCIO Health Analytics has acquired Westlake Village, California-based Clear Vision Information Systems, the companies announced Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Clear Vision provides software-as-a-service analytics focused on risk adjustment and quality metric strategies for health plans and providers.
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm January 28, 2016
For the sixth straight year, Epic has secured the top spot for Overall Software Suite in the Best in KLAS: Software & Services report, which is compiled based on feedback from healthcare providers.
By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 28, 2016
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved $70 million for nine new patient-centered research projects. The new studies will focus on conditions ranging from a type of very early-stage, localized breast cancer to diabetes, chronic lung disease and migraines.
By Bill Siwicki 03:22 pm January 28, 2016
MedicFP LLC, a new vendor that focuses on combating phantom billing and other healthcare fraud, and Fujitsu will debut an identity validation product that scans palm veins at HIMSS16.
Former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy. (Wikipedia)
By Bernie Monegain 02:57 pm January 28, 2016
Steward Health Care Network, the second largest physician network in Massachusetts, will offer Quartet Health's platform as a service to its providers and their patients. The multi-year agreement expands the partnership between Steward and Quartet Health that started in 2015.
Chris Bowen, founder and chief privacy and security officer of ClearDATA, will speak at HIMSS16
By Jack McCarthy 02:38 pm January 28, 2016
The onset of cloud computing brought with it an information technology revolution, allowing organizations to have their IT resources hosted off site, reducing their costs and simplifying operations. Unfortunately, the move to the cloud did not mean organizations could forget about requirements for a successful security profile.
By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm January 27, 2016
Electronic data interchange and in-house transcription are just two of the five emerging health IT applications that will surge in 2016, according to a new report by HIMSS Analytics.

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