By Jessica Davis 12:18 pm November 22, 2016
There is still no way to decrypt the virus, first discovered in March. It's now spreading via Facebook messenger.

As a director at software and IT consulting firm Technossus, Sara Branch, left, is responsible for ensuring client satisfaction and delivery excellence. Sharna Kahn, right, joins the consulting firm as client partner, responsible for fostering client relationships and providing strategic account management.

By Bernie Monegain 11:46 am November 22, 2016
CEO says gender diversity is good for business and for all people in the workplace.
By Jessica Davis 10:57 am November 22, 2016
The virus was instead reclassified as a "long-term epidemic," comparable to other mosquito-borne diseases such as yellow fever and malaria.

“We want tomorrow’s leaders, our daughters and nieces and friends, to understand that what they can achieve is limitless…to pursue careers as business and IT leaders."

By Bernie Monegain 08:45 am November 22, 2016
Hohmann talks to Women in Health IT about strategies for achieving gender equity and what it’s like to be the only woman in the room.
Best Hospital IT 2016 CIOs
By Tom Sullivan 07:54 am November 22, 2016
Natural disasters. EHR downtime. Data breaches. They’re all on the list. The more surprising ones? Not being disruptive enough and building systems that don't match what clinicians and patients actually need. 
St Francis HIMSS Stage 7
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm November 21, 2016
The hospital worked with its technology vendors to drive better internal interoperability; it also was applauded for advance use of RFID for medication dispensing.
Best Hospitals gender pay gap
By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm November 21, 2016
The salary differences between men and women are not a surprise in most industries and that includes healthcare.
Gates Foundation Factom blockchain
By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm November 21, 2016
The technology company said it will use the money to focus on secure access of health data via smartphones in developing nations.

Oracle headquarters in Redwood Shores, California (photo: King of Hearts/Wikimedia)

By Jessica Davis 12:03 pm November 21, 2016
Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire cloud-based internet performance and DNS provider, Dyn, the technology giant announced Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.  
Trump Attorney General Sessions

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore. 

By Susan Morse 09:47 am November 21, 2016
Sessions will also step into AG role during the Department of Justice’s mega-merger injunctions against Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. 

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