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National Institute of Standards and Technology data scientist Ronald Ross advocates a higher-level approach for addressing cybersecurity threats.

By Tom Sullivan 03:18 pm May 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES — Building on several best practices and basic blocking and tackling of cybersecurity, healthcare organizations must also take a higher-level view to effectively address the problems of today.
By Validic 11:37 am May 11, 2016
(SPONSORED) There is an unprecedented convergence occurring between healthcare and technology – and telemedicine is an increasingly important initiative in the connected health market.

In addition to the Millennium EHR, Missouri Delta Medical Center will also deploy Cerner's CommunityWorks platform.

By Bernie Monegain 11:06 am May 11, 2016
Two southeast Missouri healthcare organizations – SoutheastHEALTH, in Cape Giradeau, and Missouri Delta Medical Center, in Sikeston – will each install a Cerner Millennium EHR system.
By Jessica Davis 11:04 am May 11, 2016
"With respect to some business practices: It's time to lead, follow or get out of the way," CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt said at the 2016 Health Datapalooza in Washington, D.C.

Craig McDougall, MD, and his patient Amy Cannon reviewed her latest lab results. Cannon, 45, has high cholesterol and high blood pressure but McDougall told her she was on the right track. She had lost 30 pounds and her blood sugar level had dropped. (Anna Gorman/KHN)

By Kaiser Health News 10:08 am May 11, 2016
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Lacee Badgley, the mother of a seven-year-old, works full time as an insurance adjuster. Like most working parents, she finds making time for doctor’s appointments a challenge. “I don’t have the time or energy to drive around town and then wait,” she said.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:15 am May 11, 2016
When Leapfrog released its Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public 'F' grade casting a spotlight on them that no institution wants.

John Goodson, MD

By Jessica Davis 01:32 pm May 10, 2016
Many physicians have waited with bated breath for the end of meaningful use, looking forward to a new era of less burdensome compliance requirements and more realistic reporting guidelines. This may not be what they had in mind.
By Jonah Comstock 11:44 am May 10, 2016
NantHealth, the personalized medicine company founded by Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, has registered for a $92 million initial public offering. That number may seem low for a company used to securing nine-figure investments, but it is likely just a placeholder.
By Bernie Monegain 11:09 am May 10, 2016
Female CEOs are doing better than ever on the compensation front, with median pay figured at $15.9 million, 21 percent higher than last year. That compared with median pay for male CEOs of $10.4 million, which was down 0.8 percent from 2013.
By Anthony Vecchione 10:45 am May 10, 2016
Getting pharmacists involved in patient-centric activities, including being part of clinical care teams, is a little easier thanks to telepharmacy technology.

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