Benjamin Harris

Benjamin "Benzo" Harris is a contributing writer to Healthcare IT News and former new media producer for HIMSS Media. Follow him on Twitter: @BenzoHarris.

Streamlining billing with IT to increase hospital revenue
By Benjamin Harris 01:45 am June 13, 2019
Technology can notice oversights and help with formatting. And artificial intelligence has a role to play.
EHR optimization can stop common diseases in their tracks
By Benjamin Harris 12:20 pm June 12, 2019
Many illnesses are easy to treat if caught in time. New EHR studies show how optimizing data can spot problems clinicians might overlook.
Using artificial intelligence, speech recognition to optimize note taking
By Benjamin Harris 11:57 am June 11, 2019
A new AI service promises to improve physician performance by doing the typing for them.
Artificial intelligence shows promise in detecting lung cancer
By Benjamin Harris 01:51 pm June 10, 2019
Northwestern University and Google have partnered to use AI technology to spot cancer earlier.
Managing population health with analytics and social determinants of health
By Benjamin Harris 12:04 pm June 07, 2019
Knowing more about a patient than ever before means healthcare providers are in a position to better serve high-risk populations.
As cybersecurity threats change, so must hospitals
By Benjamin Harris 11:28 am June 07, 2019
A new assessment of cybersecurity threats highlights consumers’ growing role and predicts things will get worse before they get better.
WannaCry 2019: Ransomware is alive and well
By Benjamin Harris 11:25 am June 06, 2019
Because a new class of devices is emerging, WannaCry is very aggressive and a variety of other factors, the healthcare industry is still at risk from the ransomware.
By Benjamin Harris 10:56 am May 30, 2019
The wide array of connected devices means "lot of different stakeholders that need to coordinate," on both the clinical and IT side. That requires "process and due diligence."
By Benjamin Harris 12:19 pm May 29, 2019
You can't secure a network that you don't understand. Mapping hospital IoT is a must-do process for the creation of an effective defense strategy, experts say.
By Benjamin Harris 11:01 am May 17, 2019
Healthcare systems need to collaborate on defense and rely on AI and machine learning to respond to new threats, study finds.

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