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IBM Watson Health Hires Health IT Vet Paul Tang as Chief Health Transformation Officer

May 27, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Paul Tang, M.D., former vice president and chief innovation and technology officer at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in California, has joined IBM Watson Health as its vice president and chief health transformation officer.

Editor's Notes: What Happens When a Golden Age Declines? Time for a Future-Focused Reset

May 27, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
blog
I am currently absorbed in a fascinating work of history that relates to the current advancement of the healthcare IT sector.

Documenting the Cost Benefits of Care Management: One Care Management Organization’s Experience

May 26, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Leaders at AxisPoint Health, a Colorado-based company that provides care management services to a variety of insurers, including to state Medicaid programs, recently conducted a study to assess the potential cost savings of care management programs

Improving Your LinkedIn Profile

May 26, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
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LinkedIn is the best tool you can possibly have in your arsenal besides your own personal networking when it comes to landing a new gig.

Special Report on Data Security: With the Ransomware Crisis, the Landscape of Data Security Is Shifting

May 26, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Cybersecurity was already a major concern in healthcare—and that was before a string of ransomware attacks this spring shifted the landscape in this critical area. Now, industry experts are weighing in on the fundamental issues that face the healthcare...

Healthcare Leaders Look to Make True Interoperability More than Just a Dream

May 26, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Experts will agree that while “true” interoperability is taking place in certain pockets of U.S. healthcare, and while at least some progress has been made in other areas, several significant and core challenges remain.

Health IT Leaders Address Cybersecurity Responsibilities at HHS during Congressional Hearing

May 25, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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During a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing, healthcare IT leaders and security experts testified in support of proposed legislation to elevate and empower the CISO at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Taking a Deeper Dive into the Healthcare Informatics 100

May 25, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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As of Monday, May 23, all Healthcare Informatics 100 company listings have been made public on our website. Now, let’s dive into some of the details of this year’s compendium.

Most Interesting Vendors 2016: athenahealth: Accelerating its Growth in Hospital IT

May 25, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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In early 2015, the Watertown, Mass.-based athenahealth, the provider of ambulatory cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) systems, made quite a splash when it jumped into the hospital market with two strategic acquisitions of inpatient EHR systems.

Study: Sharing Visit Notes with Patients Improves Patient Satisfaction, Trust and Safety

May 24, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Improving transparency between physicians and their patients by allowing patients to view their visit notes in their health records can improve patient satisfaction, trust and safety, according to a recently published study.

Most Interesting Vendors 2016: Nuance Communications: The Power of Clinical Language

May 24, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Developing voice dictation software is what many people know Nuance for, but the company’s senior executives and end user health system clients say that’s not what makes Nuance so special.

Geisinger CIO John Kravitz: IT Facilitating Continuous Care Delivery Transformation—In Real Time

May 24, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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John M. Kravitz, who became CIO of the Geisinger Health System about four months ago, has a broad strategic vision for what IT can do to facilitate continuous transformation in care delivery at the already-pioneering integrated health system
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