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By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am August 25, 2015
The President's Commission on White House Fellowships announced Monday the appointment of the 2015-2016 class of White House Fellows, and seven among them work in the healthcare sector.
By Mike Miliard 09:23 am July 01, 2015
Once upon a time, security was simpler. Now it's a different world -- a more dangerous one, with omnipresent risks to patient data. That theme was driven home again and again at the Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum on Tuesday.
By Bernie Monegain 09:53 am June 03, 2015
Four big-name health systems are joining a White House initiative to tackle the deadly problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria -- known as superbugs. They infect 2 million people a year and result in 23,000 deaths annually.
By Erin McCann 06:10 pm June 02, 2015
Take it from someone who's spent 41 years of his career as a mathematician, cryptographer and technical director at the U.S. National Security Agency: Healthcare is hugely vulnerable to cybercrime, and that's a fact providers need to quickly come to terms with.
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By Erin McCann 11:11 am March 16, 2015
A staggering 400,000 people are estimated to die each year due to medical errors. A big part of the blame, say nurses in a new survey, lies with poor interoperability between medical devices and IT.
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By Allscripts 03:03 pm March 12, 2015
(SPONSORED) Dean Mericka of the Allscripts Federal Sector talks interoperability and the role of the EHR in coordinated care and clinical decision support.
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By Bernie Monegain 09:43 am March 09, 2015
The Forbes 2015 list of the richest people on the planet has become longer this year with the addition of even more billionaires. We found five health IT pioneers on the list you've probably heard of.
By Scott Tharler 08:09 am March 02, 2015
The workflow superhero reveals his origin story, techy side projects and vision for health IT's future.
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By Tom Sullivan 10:21 am February 16, 2015
All the technology in today's world cannot effectively close the gap between doctors and patients, until they understand each other much better. And that takes a little bit of neuroscience and a lot of finesse.
Glenn Tobin, of The Advisory Board Company weighs in on interopeability.
By Bernie Monegain 11:21 am February 02, 2015
ONC's draft plan for nationwide interoperability has sparked optimism from some quarters -- and a "wait-and-see" approach from others. We round up reaction to the roadmap.

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