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By Kat Jercich 01:17 pm June 25, 2020
A commanding 94% majority of respondents to a new Black Hat survey says the pandemic has increased cybersecurity threats to enterprise systems and data – and many say it will continue to.
MaineHealth ACO execs show how they used predictive analytics to launch an ED project
By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm June 25, 2020
They dug in to find data that showed their emergency department usage rate per thousand was significantly higher compared to other ACOs. Then it was time to strategize.

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By Sara Mageit 11:12 am June 25, 2020
GE HEALTHCARE LAUNCHES NEW AI SUITE TO DETECT CHEST X-RAY ABNORMALITIES
Digital dashboard illustration.
By Mallory Hackett 10:20 am June 25, 2020
The HHS partnered with the Center for Open Data Enterprise to hold talks aimed at improving how agencies share, integrate, analyze and visualize data.  
By Kat Jercich 09:17 am June 25, 2020
As new distributed ledger platforms have emerged, the tech has shown promise for the security of COVID-19 contact tracing, and so has the potential for data siloing.
By Dean Koh 12:30 am June 25, 2020
These solutions can now be commercialized and sold in 27 member states of the European Union, the Acceding countries as well as EFTA states.

Clockwise from top left: Google Cloud's Aashima Gupta, NewYork–Presbyterian CIO Daniel Barchi, Mayo Clinic Platform President Dr. John Halamka and Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross.

By Kat Jercich 04:09 pm June 24, 2020
Healthcare providers have ramped up tools to fight the pandemic at a breakneck speed, but CIOs say innovation must deploy technology with people in mind.
UC San Diego uses AWS cloud to deploy homegrown AI algorithms for COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am June 24, 2020
The health system’s algorithms can detect early pneumonia on medical imaging with the precision of a subspecialist radiologist.

"The work of this new office will be targeted to help reduce unnecessary burden, increase efficiencies, continue administrative simplification, increase the use of health informatics and improve the beneficiary experience," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.

By Mike Miliard 11:13 am June 24, 2020
In addition to reducing the hours and costs clinicians and providers incur for CMS-mandated compliance, the office will also focus on how health data can be harnessed for more efficient healthcare and improved patient experience.
Doctor standing in busy hospital.
By Mallory Hackett 10:33 am June 24, 2020
Becoming the employer of choice means facing the challenge of creating an exceptional employee experience.