Democratic Presidential Hillary Clinton is known as a master preparer, someone with a plan for every contingency. Among them is a plan for women's issues from a woman who says she's happy to play the women's card. Photo source: Gage Skidmore. 

By Bernie Monegain 02:36 pm October 11, 2016
Wonder where Hillary Clinton, who could be the first woman to be elected U.S. president, stands on women’s issue. No need to wonder. Clinton, a known policy wonk, has a position paper for that.
HIMSS cloud computing forum
By Chris Hayden 02:19 pm October 11, 2016
The inaugural event will take place at HIMSS17 on Feb 19 in Orlando. We’re looking for speakers right now. 

Fields is professor in the School of Nursing at San Diego State University, where she teaches graduate courses in informatics, performance improvement, and healthcare policy.

By Bernie Monegain 01:18 pm October 11, 2016
What happened when she told her boss ...
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Mount Sinai CEO Kenneth Davis, MD.

By Bernie Monegain 11:54 am October 11, 2016
The health system started the first phase of its modernization project that CEO Kenneth Davis said will transform how it delivers care services.
By Chris Hayden 10:39 am October 11, 2016
The event is slated to take place at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Feb. 19-20, 2017. Speaker proposals are now being accepted. 
UCLA depression elderly PCORI

Helen Lavretsky of UCLA said that better understanding the risk and benefits of antidepressant strategies in older patients could improve their quality of life and save billions of dollars every year.

By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am October 11, 2016
PCORI awarded UCLA and four other sites the money to kick off the Late-life Depression, Stress and Wellness Program to conduct stress, mood, cognitive, genetic, brain scanning assessments and clinical studies.
Google Verily population health 3M

3M Health Information Systems President JaeLynn WIlliams said the partnership will create technologies that address real-world problems healthcare organizations are facing today.

By Tom Sullivan 10:19 am October 11, 2016
The companies said they will combine 3M Health Information System's coding, classification and risk-stratification with Verily's algorithms and analytics to create a joint platform to improve clinical and financial performance.
By Bernie Monegain 10:04 am October 11, 2016
Harvard Business Review explores what it will take to keep women in STEM careers.

Deborah DiSanzo, IBM Watson Health's general manager.

By Bernie Monegain 01:59 pm October 10, 2016
The companies will work together to develop and deploy new population health offerings by tapping each company's expertise and assets, like those added to the Watson Health portfolio from acquisitions such as Phytel and Explorys.
By Bernie Monegain 11:53 am October 10, 2016
It wasn't the question most viewers had tuned in to hear discussed, but one audience member at the second presidential debate in St. Louis did ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump about the Affordable Care Act – offering a more substantive discussion of healthcare than at the first debate.

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