Beth Jones Sanborn

Beth Jones Sanborn is Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance.

UnityPoint Health cyberattack

Unitypoint Health's Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Credit: Google Maps

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:24 pm April 20, 2018
Hospital is advising patients to monitor their explanation of benefits statements to keep an eye suspicious-looking activity.
medical device safety and security

IoT and medical device security is complicated.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:00 am April 06, 2018
CIOs are acutely aware of the security complications medical devices and telehealth bring.
Making a business case for precision medicine

Sam Hanna from The George Washington University’s School of Public Health and HIMSS Senior Director of Federal & State Affairs Jeff Coughlin will be speaking at the Precision Medicine Summit.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 06:19 am April 05, 2018
Saving lives can save hospitals money but challenges remain, according to experts who will be speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington D.C. on May 17-18.
telehealth
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:57 pm April 03, 2018
Generational divides surface between millennials, Generation Xers and baby boomers in how they engage with healthcare providers.
hospital budget innovation
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:19 pm April 02, 2018
The typical manner in which hospital leaders construct their budgets is by clinical and ancillary departments, which can hinder innovation.
HIMSS18 rev cycle recap
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:35 pm March 14, 2018
When it comes to revenue cycle, a patient-centric culture is the future. By the way, make sure you include your employees in that philosophy and understand how technology can help get there.
Cybersecurity priority for business

HIMSS18 hosted a Cybersecurity Command Center in Las Vegas. 

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:46 am March 12, 2018
Providers must move cybersecurity out of IT and into the boardroom, according to Symantec Distinguished Healthcare Architect, and treat it as a system-wide business concern.
Healthcare CIO leadership

Phoenix Children’s Chief Information Officer David Higginson speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:42 pm March 07, 2018
Phoenix Children's Hospital CIO David Higginson says his peers have moved far past the era of hiding in the basement taking care of the computers.
healthcare payment models

Principal Healthcare Strategy at TransUnion, Jonathan Wiik, talked about the cost of healthcare for patients at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:27 pm March 07, 2018
TransUnion’s Jonathan Wiik weighed in on study released at HIMSS18 that shows Americans can’t afford their healthcare now, and it will get worse.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:55 pm March 06, 2018
System said implementing Epic freed them from a legacy system that had them flirting with meaningful use failure, and ultimately redefined their system.

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