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Emory Healthcare announces new innovation hub
By Bernie Monegain 02:52 pm June 01, 2018
The hospital joins the growing trend of fostering startups with the aim of commercializing new technologies.
AWS unveils Amazon Neptune to help health orgs build apps

Credit: AWS Reinvent

By Mike Miliard 02:00 pm June 01, 2018
The cloud-based managed graph database service allows health systems and life sciences companies to more easily manage connected datasets for application development.
security vulnerabilities update software
By Jessica Davis 01:35 pm June 01, 2018
HIMSS’ latest cybersecurity report highlights the continued Meltdown and Spectre threats that first appeared in early 2018, while outlining how hackers can easily exploit healthcare’s legacy systems.
EHR happenings and interoperability initiatives in May
By Tom Sullivan 09:29 am June 01, 2018
Apple, Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner and others made noteworthy moves in the last few weeks.
IBM Watson slashed workforce this week
By Bernie Monegain 09:06 am June 01, 2018
With one employee describing the layoffs as a cost-cutting measure, estimates say Big Blue may have cut as much as 70 percent of its employees.
The Advisory Board’s Allyson Vicars on cybersecurity

Allyson Vicars is an associate director with The Advisory Board’s Health Care IT Advisor research program and will be speaking at the Healthcare Security Forum on June 11.

By Jessica Davis 08:31 am June 01, 2018
The Advisory Board’s Allyson Vicars says health orgs need to lean on governance and engage the executive leaders to tackle cybersecurity issues.

Credit: FDA.gov

By Mike Miliard 03:27 pm May 31, 2018
With more machine learning tools expected to get the go-ahead soon, health systems should be partnering with vendors to supply data for better algorithms.
Salesforce invests in cloud-based health IT firm Virsys12

Tammy Hawes is CEO and founder of Virsys12. Credit: Virsys12

By Bernie Monegain 11:18 am May 31, 2018
The woman-run consulting firm will use the capital to expand its offering in the healthcare industry, CEO Tammy Hawes says.
Chris Economos, VP of Business Development at PhysIQ, speaking at the May 24 Startup Day event in Chicago.

Chris Economos, VP of Business Development at PhysIQ, making a presentation at the May 24 Startup Day event in Chicago.

By John Sharp 10:22 am May 31, 2018
Startups would be smart to align with government initiatives such as interoperability, opioid crisis, AI and price transparency.
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By 09:53 am May 31, 2018
Jonathan Scholl, president of Leidos Health advises CIOs to ask and answer three key questions.

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