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2017 healthcare IT trends
By Bill Siwicki 09:04 am January 03, 2017
Cybersecurity, analytics and population health have the attention and dollars of healthcare organizations, which also are beginning to invest in prescriptive analytics and artificial intelligence, a new Healthcare IT News survey finds.

Mark Nathan, CEO of Zipari

By Bernie Monegain 09:44 am December 20, 2016
The company will use the cash to meet the expanding demand for its suite of SaaS-based customer relationship management software.
open source machine learning

Health Catalyst director of data science Levi Thatcher said that the intention of open sourcing is to encourage collaboration for outcome improvement.

By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am December 01, 2016
The company said its goal is to make healthcare outcomes improvement accessible to all and, in turn, boost collaboration industrywide.
By Jessica Davis 11:24 am November 01, 2016
Seventy percent of security industry professionals believe threat intelligence is too complex or voluminous to provide actionable insights, according to Ponemon Institute's Threat Intelligence report released today.
By Bernie Monegain 01:33 pm October 28, 2016
Healthcare merger and acquisition activity was down in the third quarter of 2016. Compared with the second quarter, deal volume fell 11 percent, to 369 transactions, according to HealthcareM&
revenue cycle management
By Jessica Davis 03:09 pm September 21, 2016
Eighty-five percent of providers are currently in RCM replacement mode or assessment, according to the newest Black Book Market Research report.
Pop Health Forum 2016
By Tom Sullivan 12:30 pm September 15, 2016
The second Pop Health Forum 2016 took place in Chicago with expert speakers, panelists and healthcare professionals discussing pressing issues, from analytics to chronic care management to telehealth. Here’s a roundup of what happened. 
By Jessica Davis 10:49 am August 30, 2016
A recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group, also found global cybersecurity defense costs will exceed $1 trillion over the next five years.
Population health

Michael Dulin, MD, director of the academy for population health innovation at the University of North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 09:42 am August 24, 2016
How should population health look and work? There's a five-step process to getting there, said Michael Dulin, MD, director of the academy for population health innovation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
data breach simulation

Too many hospitals and healthcare providers "really don't prepare – never mind practice – for a cyber event," says Candy Alexander.

By Chuck Green 02:13 pm July 14, 2016
While payers and large health systems have detailed protocols in place to prepare for and deal with breaches and security incidents, many hospitals and practices "don't even have plans in place."

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