Beth Jones Sanborn

Beth Jones Sanborn is Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance.

NYC H+H Epic EHR
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:16 pm November 01, 2018
The multi-year project involved the abrupt departure of a CMIO, at least one delay and new IT leadership.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:22 am October 15, 2018
Basic building blocks of a good information security plan can be found at lower costs than many might expect.
Amazon sign inside Whole Foods store
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:36 am August 17, 2018
The retail giant has a proven track record of using business intelligence more effectively than just about anyone else to cut costs and improve consumer satisfaction.
amazon building healthcare company

The online retailer is planning to build primary care clinics for Seattle employees.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:08 pm August 09, 2018
The tech and retail giant has not yet revealed whether the clinics will be part of its deal with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan.
Rural hospitals need more funding for broadband, telehealth, AHA says

Credit: Cleveland Clinic on YouTube

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:33 pm July 19, 2018
American Hospital Association called on Congress to advance remote patient monitoring, reduce restrictions on tech, and include more hospitals in the Rural Health Care Program.
EHRs improve patient safety
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:31 am July 19, 2018
To achieve gains in quality, hospitals need to strategically pace the rollout of new features and functionality.
Beth-Israel hospital in Boston
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:05 pm July 16, 2018
New eyebrow-raising research finds 80 percent of clinical department heads at major hospitals are men – and almost 90 percent are white.
drug shortages

AMA responds to shortages of sterile intravenous products containing saline or other fluids for patient care in all medical settings with a request to HHS and Homeland Security to treat drug shortages as a national security initiative.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:11 pm June 15, 2018
One new policy deems drug shortages an urgent public health crisis and seeks to have manufacturing sites become critical infrastructure.
hospital tech attractive for Mergers and Acquisitions
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:31 pm June 07, 2018
Interest in potentially disruptive technologies abound in the active M&A realm but so do security concerns and dissatisfaction.
LifeBridge Health reveals breach that compromised health data of 500,000 patients

Northwest Hospital is part of the LifeBridge Health regional healthcare organization based in northwest Baltimore. Credit: Google Maps

By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:39 pm May 23, 2018
Discovered on March 18, the health system was infected with malware that infected its EMR server, patient registration and billing systems for more than a year.

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