At the HIMSS17 conference in Orlando, the nonprofit Regenstrief Institute announced a partnership with analytics vendor Health Catalyst involving Regenstrief's artificial intelligence-powered text analytics technology.
Cybersecurity has been elevated to a central concern for healthcare providers, with more attention at the board level and the C-suite, according to a new survey by Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The study found that 42 percent of organizations have a vice president or C-level official in charge of cybersecurity and for 39 percent of organizations, the head of cybersecurity is at the director level.
IBM’s Watson Health kicked off HIMSS17 in Orlando on Monday with a slew of announcements, including a clinical imaging review platform and partnerships with several large provider organizations on population health and value-based health initiatives.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has affirmed the awarding of approximately $20 million to 11 organizations for the first year of a five-year program to provide on-the-ground training and education about the Quality Payment Program.
Last week, the U.S. Defense Department deployed a commercial, off-the-shelf electronic health record system from Cerner at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington as part of a DOD-wide roll out of the EHR system.
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During a pre-conference session at HIMSS17 on Sunday, executive leaders at three HIE organizations addressed the issue of HIE sustainability and discussed emerging HIE services to provide actionable, agile data to healthcare providers at the point of care.
At the Office for National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Town Hall on the official opening day of HIMSS17, the federal agency revealed its highest priorities, with the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act topping the list.
In an exclusive interview with Healthcare Informatics, Intermountain CIO Marc Probst discusses the health IT industry's most pressing issues, and says that federal officials should do away with Meaningful Use.
For the CIOs of hospitals and health systems just beginning to transform from fee-for-service to value-based care, it’s important to know two things: 1) value-based care is here to stay, and 2) there is low-hanging fruit.
Andrew Gettinger, M.D., ONC's CMIO, shared his perspectives on some of the regulatory burdens facing physicians around quality measurement—and what approaches federal healthcare officials might take to address those burdens
On Monday at HIMSS17 in Orlando, leaders of the HIMSS organization revealed the results of this year’s annual survey, which focused for the first time on comparing and contrasting provider perspectives with those of vendors and consultants
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told HIMSS17 attendees in her opening keynote address that cognitive computing in healthcare “is mainstream, and it is real,” and predicted a “Golden Age” for healthcare worldwide, through AI-facilitated advances
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