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collage of photos about security breaches
By Jessica Davis 09:00 am October 01, 2018
As seen with Nuance and the Allscripts lawsuit, when a breach or cyber incident occurs – like ransomware or network outage – an organization can face serious ramifications for failing to be transparent about what happened.
administrator login screen
By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am October 01, 2018
New HIMSS Media research outlines hospitals’ top security concerns, ranks ways they’re addressing the problem and pinpoints who builds strategy and policy.
Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services display booth at an event.

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services display booth at an event. Credit: Twitter.

By Bill Siwicki 08:00 am October 01, 2018
This case study looks at a health information network that has gone from zero uniquely identified patients to 7.6 million – and nearly all major health systems statewide are set to participate in its Common Key Service.
poll results graphic
By Tom Sullivan 11:45 am September 30, 2018
While many readers are optimistic that healthcare will make progress on consumerism in one to three years, others said it will take between five and seven to actually happen.
princeton healthcare building in New Jersey

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By Bill Siwicki 04:37 pm September 28, 2018
A case study about how tech helped Princeton reduce inpatient utilization by 5 percent and decrease expenditures in post-acute care by 12 percent since it began with the MSSP program.
Boston Children's hospital

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By Mike Miliard 01:35 pm September 28, 2018
Boston Children’s Hospital and MedStar Health Research Institute will use the LEAP in Health IT funding to develop new interoperability applications for clinical workflow and pop health.
National Institute of Health aerial view
By Mike Miliard 09:43 am September 28, 2018
In a bipartisan new report on artificial intelligence, Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT, and Ranking Member Rep.
epic, cerner, allscripts, meditech signs from HIMSS18 convention booths
By Tom Sullivan 09:07 am September 28, 2018
APIs are a great start, but so much more goes into building an app and winning customers.
Theresa Payton headshot
By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am September 28, 2018
It's time to think creatively when designing to secure the human rather than securing technology, said the former star of the CBS series Hunted.
Artesia General Hospital outside view

Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, New Mexico.

By Mike Miliard 08:49 am September 28, 2018
Artesia General Hospital stays focused on building partnerships where it can, optimizing its EHR and enhancing patient and physician experience.

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