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cybersecurity threats
By Tom Sullivan 01:13 pm July 07, 2017
Petya is only one of the issues hospital IT, privacy and compliance pros should understand this month.

Heike Riel, IBM Fellow and executive director of the IBM Research Frontiers Institute and IoT Technology. Photo courtesy of IBM Research.

By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm July 07, 2017
Her light-emitting diode is at work in mobile devices, laptops and smartwatches.
GE Healthcare, HeartFlow collaborate
By Bernie Monegain 12:11 pm July 07, 2017
Executives say the technology is the first non-invasive technology to provide insight into both the extent and the impact of the disease on blood flow to the heart.
WannaCry ransomware
By Bill Siwicki 10:58 am July 07, 2017
As attack surfaces become more common across various industries, the fact that this tactic has already worked elsewhere means hospitals can use the best practice too.
Advisory Board takeover
By Susan Morse 10:42 am July 07, 2017
Optum likely to run healthcare arm if buy-out goes through, leveraging The Advisory Board's provider relationships and Crimson dataset.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Tom Sullivan 04:28 pm July 06, 2017
The agency said clients that attested in good faith will not have to pay the money back despite the vendor’s $155 million settlement over alleged false claims.
By Bernie Monegain 03:50 pm July 06, 2017
Murphy, a registered nurse and Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health, will bring her innovative leadership style to Geisinger in September.
boosting interoperability among lab systems
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm July 06, 2017
The IVD Industry Connectivity Consortium published the new standard, LIVD, for mapping in vitro test results directly to codes used for procedures and results.
DoD Cerner EHR

Aerial view of Naval Air Station in Whidbey, Washington. Photo via WikiCommons

By Tom Sullivan 01:29 pm July 06, 2017
Defense Department tweets that it will roll out the electronic health record at a naval station in Washington State.
Patrick Soon-Shiong
By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm July 06, 2017
The move could help the NantHealth founder and billionaire biotech mogul, who is embroiled in various controversies, with precision medicine efforts.

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