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Advice for women in health amid the age of #MeToo and #TimesUp
By Jessica Davis 02:30 pm July 10, 2018
Two prominent women leaders discuss the obstacles they overcame and share lessons learned along the way to successful careers.
healthcare IT infrastructure network
By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm July 10, 2018
APIs, automation, blockchain along with mobile and medical devices will enable a new era of learning networks capable of adapting to deliver faster innovation.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh talks about ACA

Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Capitol building on July 10. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Susan Morse 01:56 pm July 10, 2018
Healthcare reform and abortion rights issues could be at the center of the nomination fight.
AI crucial to value-based care
By Jessica Davis 01:35 pm July 10, 2018
In order to be successful with MSSP or other value-based programs, providers need real-time data to improve outcomes and costs, according to healthcare attorney Pam Hepp.
RFID security for hospitals requires data monitoring

Intercepting the unauthorized reading of RFID tags or information is difficult but limiting the association of these tags with patient information can mitigate the threat.

By Mitchell Parker 10:08 am July 10, 2018
The second in a four-part series looks at what healthcare providers need to do when implementing radio frequency identification because it’s not secure enough on its own.
cerner EHR partners with Lumeris
By Mike Miliard 09:47 am July 10, 2018
As part of the deal, Cerner will own a minority stake in the health plan and the two companies will co-create Maestro Advantage, billed as a tool to help health systems manage the demands of Medicare Advantage.
New CTIO at HIMSS Steve Wretling
By Mike Miliard 09:17 am July 10, 2018
Emerging technologies offer the chance for a paradigm shift in how data is processed – allowing providers to do better 'listening' to and 'understanding' patient health narratives, says HIMSS Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Steve Wretling.
Trump's Chinese tariffs threaten medical device maker costs

President Trump speaking in China in November. Photo by Thomas Peter-Pool, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 03:49 pm July 09, 2018
The medical imaging group is asking for medical devices and components to be exempt from the president’s tariffs on Chinese imports.
blockchain tech use in genomics and precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm July 09, 2018
Shivom has created what it calls a Unique Global Genome ID, designed to allow providers and researchers to more easily work with precision data and give patients ownership of their genomic information.
Phishing attack on Manitowoc County breaches PHI for 3 months
By Jessica Davis 01:02 pm July 09, 2018
Hackers hijacked an employee email account and diverted emails sent to the account to another account for which the county did not have access.

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