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HIMSS and ANI honor Catherine Ivory
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:23 pm January 18, 2018
Award honors someone who has demonstrated significant leadership in the area of nursing informatics within the healthcare community.
HIMSS Physician Executive Leader of the Year

Colin Banas, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.

By Tom Sullivan 11:41 am January 17, 2018
The Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center CMIO earned the award by applying IT at the point of care to optimize engagements and improve outcomes, the associations said.
AMGA hires former Geisinger leader

John Kennedy, MD was named CMO at AMGA. Credit: Geisinger

By Mike Miliard 10:28 am January 17, 2018
John Kennedy, MD, an endocrinologist and longtime innovator in diabetes treatment, will also serve as president of the AMGA Foundation.

From left: Eric Topol, MD, Brent James, MD, and Tim Zoph.

By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 16, 2018
The vendor said that former Intermountain chief quality officer Brent James, MD and former Northwestern Memorial CIO Tim Zoph have also signed on.
HIMSS CIO of the year
By Tom Sullivan 09:25 am January 15, 2018
Methodist Hospital chief information officer named the John E. Gall Jr. award for “his dedication and generosity,” advocating inside the Beltway for many rural and small hospitals — not just his own.
Cerner CEO
By Bernie Monegain 05:04 pm January 10, 2018
Shafer takes over the position left vacant after the death of co-founder Neal Patterson.
fingerprint authentication in healthcare

Some organizations have been implementing new methods of authentication beyond passwords - from facial recognition to fingerprints. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 08, 2018
A new report from Aon's security experts predicts more and different cyberattacks, and highlights the pressing need for healthcare organizations to change some of their approaches.
Google, Microsoft gender inequality lawsuits
By Bernie Monegain 12:58 pm January 08, 2018
Cases against technology giants shine a light on salary discrepancies between men and women and that’s as true in healthcare as any other industry.
women in health IT leaders
By Jessica Davis 09:58 am January 04, 2018
Consumerism. Patient safety. Privacy and security and enforcement and an increase in cyberattacks will be top of mind in the next twelve months.
American Health Information Management Association president Diann Smith

Diann Smith is the new American Health Information Management Association president.

By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 02, 2018
Diann Smith of Texas Health Resources takes the post as the American Health Information Management Association also elected several other new officials.

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