HealthcareInformatics is extending the deadline healthcare teams can be nominated for its annual IT Innovators Award from Nov. 15 to Nov. 21. The award honors those at the forefront of healthcare IT innovation, looking at leaders at providers across the country who moving forward boldly to create the healthcare of the future, strategically leveraging information technology to improve care quality, patient safety, efficiency, and data exchange.
The winners are honored in the magazine’s IT Innovator Awards signature issue in February. Nominations are can be filled out here.
Grand Prairie, Texas-based Rainbow Children's Clinic was the victim of a ransomware attack on its IT systems in August, affecting more than 33,000 patients, according to multiple news media reports this week.