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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Daily Brief Newsletter
Get daily news updates from Healthcare IT News.