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Piedmont Athens Regional goes live with Epic EHR

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By Mike Miliard 10:15 am August 08, 2018
The hospital hopes that 18 months of intensive training, with help from more than 100 experienced volunteers, will pay dividends as clinicians make use of the new integrated record.
Allscripts HIMSS18 booth
By Leontina Postelnicu 09:56 am August 08, 2018
The hospitals already run the vendor’s Patient Administration System and will now be implementing its Electronic Patient Record software.
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By Jessica Davis 04:28 pm August 07, 2018
A configuration error left a database filled with healthcare data exposed on the internet, and the data could be accessed and changed by anyone without a password.
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By Bill Siwicki 03:56 pm August 07, 2018
Active training via simulated phishing, progressive disciplinary measures, disabling hyperlinks and document execution from emails are among the suggestions.
Dell Medical School builds data hub

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By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm August 07, 2018
The new initiative will help researchers streamline their analytics efforts and connect them with other resources at UT Austin that could help improve clinical practice and public health.
young girls on social media
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:13 am August 07, 2018
NHS officials In the UK said that social media platforms can have an “insidious grip” on people’s lives and companies such as Facebook have to face up to their responsibilities.
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By Tom Sullivan 09:48 am August 07, 2018
Three provider organizations achieved Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Maturity Model last month as well.
CMS booth at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am August 07, 2018
The event will connect developers, venture capitalists and innovators with a look at how to build on top of APIs.
Seema Verma.
By Susan Morse 04:59 pm August 06, 2018
CMS is also seeking Blue Button 2.0 app developers, Verma says at second interoperability forum hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in Washington, D.C.

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