Allscripts President Rick Poulton said that the partnership with HospitalIQ will help customers work toward enterprise-level financial objectives by bringing operational planning tools into the budgeting process.
Health and Humans Services head Sylvia Burwell pressed for urgent action as her department’s dwindling resources will make it harder to help states with mosquito control and for the National Institutes of Health to conduct trials of Zika vaccines.
Cybercriminals launching ransomware attacks – and one hacker in particular known as TheDarkOverLord – represented nearly 30 percent of the 39 data breaches in July. The average time an attack went unreported, meanwhile, was a whopping two years.
Doctors at the National Human Genome Research Institute, the National Cancer Institute and the NIH Clinical Center will use the tools to combine genomic and clinical data for statistical analysis and pattern detection.
Centura uses the DispatchHealth app to reduce ER visits and readmissions by sending caregivers to patients who are not sure whether they need to come into the hospital.
OpenNotes Executive Director Catherine DesRoches said the growing number of patients able to access their medical records online is advancing the shift toward transparency between doctors and patients.
The event focuses on case studies and actionable, practical presentations geared for the audience of 350+ CISOs and other healthcare security professionals.
"Accountable Care Organization initiatives in Medicare continue to grow and achieve positive results in providing better care and health outcomes while spending taxpayer dollars more wisely," said CMS Chief Medical Officer Patrick Conway, MD.
"Through the use of Acuere, two of our satellite clinics have achieved better blood pressure control than our organization as a whole," said Marianella Napolitano, vice president of performance improvement at Cleveland-based Neighborhood Family Practice.