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Ambulance.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm October 16, 2018
Expanding from hospital assessments, the patient safety group will publish a national report by this time next year, with data on individual ASCs available by 2020.
illustration of man holding red umbrella
By Jessica Davis 03:37 pm October 16, 2018
Part three in our cyber insurance series highlights red flags and common mistakes to avoid when shopping for a cyber policy.
Baylor Texas Children's Pavilion for Women.

Baylor Texas Children's Pavilion for Women. (Credit: Baylor College of Medicine)

By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm October 16, 2018
Fighting the United States' abysmal maternal and fetal mortality problems, Baylor College of Medicine is applying artificial intelligence to aid physicians at key moments.
HIMSS Security Forum Leadership Panel.
By Jessica Davis 11:19 am October 16, 2018
While healthcare organizations are better understanding and investing in cybersecurity needs, hackers are keeping pace -- and then some, according to a panel of CISOs at the HIMSS Security Forum in Boston.
Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers will keynote next week's HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston Oct. 22.

By Mike Miliard 10:50 am October 16, 2018
During this podcast, Rogers says IT has "come along just in time" to transform the healthcare delivery system.

Lynda Chin, MD, executive director for real-world education detection and intervention at The University of Texas System

By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm October 15, 2018
The idea is to create a connected ecosystem of care, given that "no single device, app, or piece of data in isolation that will deliver benefits to patients."
Change Healthcare booth at HIMSS18.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:20 pm October 15, 2018
CarePort customers can now receive automated medical reviews sent straight to their Care Management workflow, thereby reducing administrative burden.
Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions

Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions, speaking at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 15, 2018
Experts at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum said the next phase of infosec should be to secure the human and put safety nets in place to protect them.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:22 am October 15, 2018
Basic building blocks of a good information security plan can be found at lower costs than many might expect.
cardiac implant xray
By Jessica Davis 04:56 pm October 12, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration issued a cybersecurity alert on two Medtronic devices that could allow a hacker to hijack the software update process to change the device’s function. Medtronic disabled the online software update to eliminate the flaw. IMPACT

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