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The health system has used evidence-based best practices in clinical decision support tools to reduce non-emergent blood transfusions.
By Bill Siwicki 03:19 pm October 26, 2018
The health system has used evidence-based best practices in clinical decision support tools to reduce non-emergent blood transfusions.
Cybersecurity vulnerability patch management
By Jessica Davis 02:19 pm October 26, 2018
Veracode found that the healthcare and retail sectors are reducing risk the fastest among other industries, but 75 percent of employees struggle with identifying best practices.
Cloud security illustration.
By Jonah Comstock 12:29 pm October 26, 2018
But like with most things in healthcare, organizations need to keep following up after choosing the right vendor and signing an airtight contract to best protect data.
Population health tech drives value-based care strategy at Eastside Health
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm October 26, 2018
The clinically integrated network, with 10 payer feeds, more than 40 practice billing systems and around 20 EHR feeds across two large health systems, has aggregated data from 1,380 physicians across 185 practice locations.
infosec leader with network infrastructure
By Healthcare IT News 10:02 am October 26, 2018
Take our quick survey, and we'll report on the results, so you can get a sense of what your peers are using/leaning on to keep pace with hackers.
HIMSS Healthcare IT News global launch
By Tom Sullivan 02:56 pm October 25, 2018
The publication now serves international readers with news, features, analysis and insights about the many innovative ways health IT is being put to use improving healthcare. 
Phishing email hack
By Jessica Davis 02:14 pm October 25, 2018
While investigating one phishing attack in August, medical center officials discovered a hacker had access to three accounts for more than a month.
EHR optimization gets 53% increase in cash collections at Rangely
By Bill Siwicki 12:15 pm October 25, 2018
The EHR’s capabilities also enabled a 15 percent decrease in days in accounts receivable.
HIMSS Analytics INFRAM infrastructure
By Mike Miliard 11:41 am October 25, 2018
The Infrastructure Adoption Model helps hospitals and health systems benchmark how their IT systems stack up with mobility, security, collaboration, transport and data warehousing.
man under two umbrellas
By Jessica Davis 04:28 pm October 24, 2018
The final chapter in our cyber insurance series outlines the legal considerations after a breach, mainly, ensuring the organization can choose its own investigator.

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