Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Senior Editor for Healthcare IT News, exclusively covering cybersecurity and government policy. She writes the bi-weekly HITN Cybersecurity Checkup and is lead editor for Women in Health IT.

Depression
By Jessica Davis 10:31 am November 06, 2015
Genetic factors increase the chances for the development of PTSD. A crucial advanced prediction tool for those at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorders is the driving force behind a new Geisinger study.
Doctor with family
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am November 05, 2015
Hospitals are seeing a growing need to improve population health by putting a face to data. However, the Humanizing Efficiency in Healthcare study revealed many health systems still struggle to align quality, safety and experience strategies.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
By Jessica Davis 02:59 pm November 04, 2015
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health in Palo Alto, Calif. become the only children's hospital enterprise in Northern California to receive the prestigious Stage 7 Award and the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award.
Medications
By Jessica Davis 03:32 pm November 03, 2015
Online access to doctors' notes is directly linked to medication adherence in patients, a recent two-year Geisinger Health System study shows. It's billed as the first large-scale study to reveal how physician notes affect patients' prescription-taking practices.
Doc with mobile device
By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm November 02, 2015
Quality Systems, Inc. is building on its ambulatory-focused strategy with its recent acquisition of HealthFusion, a developer of cloud-based EHRs for physician practices.
By Jessica Davis 10:47 am November 02, 2015
Increased cyber risks and a recent string of major breaches have changed the CISO landscape, making cybersecurity a top priority for board members and helping CISOs more effectively make the case for bigger budgets.
People running
By Jessica Davis 10:23 am October 30, 2015
At the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston next week, one expert will help "de-mystify the buzz" around big data, offering tips and tools for turning analytics into better population health.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 10:50 am October 29, 2015
Hospitals are continuing to make big investments in technology as they recognize the need to effectively manage population health, according to C-suite execs polled for Premier's Fall 2015 Economic Outlook survey.
Interoperability
By Jessica Davis 10:38 am October 28, 2015
The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs were both admonished on Tuesday for their inability to work together to create a fully interoperable electronic health record system.
Megaphone and whistle
By Jessica Davis 10:42 am October 27, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians has launched an online platform to encourage its members to send a message to Congress, sharing their concerns about Stage 3 meaningful use.

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