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Jonathan Bush CEO of Athenahealth
By Susan Morse 12:47 pm May 29, 2018
Old court records come to light as the cloud-based EHR vendor faces pressure from two activist investors that own a combined 20 percent of the company.
Children's Mercy Kansas City

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By Bill Siwicki 02:23 pm May 25, 2018
Achieving Stage 7, the top stage, in the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model is quite a feat. It shows that a healthcare provider organization is playing at the top of its game in health IT.
confirming identification for data security in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 09:58 am May 24, 2018
After audits revealed several gaps in identity management, the health system turned to an IG vendor to help it understand which users have access to what and, more importantly, ensure users have the right access to data.
nurse burnout
By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm May 22, 2018
Health IT can often contribute to frustrations, but smart and well-designed technology can offload work, streamline processes and generally make nurses' lives easier.
EHR vendor Epic involved in a Supreme Court labor law decision
By Mike Miliard 12:24 pm May 21, 2018
Supreme Court sides with Epic and other employers over workers in the May 21 decision, with Justice Neil Gorsuch writing the 5-4 majority opinion.
women in health IT talking at peer network event

A recent study found successful women invest in peer networks.

By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am May 21, 2018
As the emerging role can open new doors it’s becoming clear that successful women share these six professional traits.
Digital health startups see boost in gender parity while challenges persist

HIMSS hosts its own annual roundtable discussions about women in HIT leadership roles.

By Bernie Monegain 01:46 pm May 18, 2018
Health IT leaders applaud advances for women in leadership, but say there’s plenty of room for progress.
medical student IT graduates
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm May 15, 2018
The American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium seeks to train new physicians with EHRs, pop health and value-based care in mind.
HIMSS international leadership team with Charles Alessi and Bruce Steinberg

Charles Alessi, MD, (left) and Bruce Steinberg join HIMSS international leadership team.

By Tom Sullivan 11:06 am May 15, 2018
Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Vice President of International will help HIMSS deliver regional context to members around the world, CEO Hal Wolf says.
Paula Pasquinelli on women in health IT
By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm May 08, 2018
Women have long been the "backbone of healthcare," and it's time for them to "confidently insist on getting what is deservedly theirs," says Paula Pasquinelli.

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