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UNC’s ‘Project ENABLE’ Focused on Health IT Workforce

February 9, 2018  |  David Raths
news
To help address the growing need for a larger and more diverse workforce of healthcare data analysts, technologists and experts, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is creating “Project ENABLE,” the Extensible Network-Accessible Biomedical &...

In San Diego, Healthcare IT Leaders Talked Culture—in Many Contexts

February 5, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
At the Health IT Summit in San Diego last week, it was fascinating to hear so many healthcare IT leaders underscore the significance of culture as an element in the success (or failure) of healthcare IT executives’ strategic planning and execution

Randy McCleese Named CHIME-HIMSS CIO of the Year

January 16, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Randy McCleese, CIO of Methodist Hospital in Henderson, Ky., has been named 2017 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year award by CHIME and HIMSS.

Cleveland’s Center for Health Affairs Seeks New CEO

January 9, 2018  |  David Raths
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The Cleveland-based Center for Health Affairs is looking for a new CEO. Timothy Jarm stepped down from his position as president and CEO in December after a year in the position.

AMIA Warns of Tax Bill’s Impact on Graduate School Programs in Informatics

December 14, 2017  |  David Raths
news
Provisions in the Republican tax bill that would count graduate student tuition waivers as taxable income would have detrimental impacts on the viability of fields such as informatics, according to the American Medical Informatics Association.

HealthlinkNY’s Galanis to Step Down as CEO

December 12, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Christina Galanis, who has served as president and CEO of HealthlinkNY for the past 13 years, will leave her position at the end of the year.

NYC Health + Hospitals Appoints Kevin Lynch as CIO

December 5, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
NYC Health + Hospitals has appointed Kevin Lynch as the health system’s new CIO and senior vice president.

Stanford and Google Team Up on Digital Scribe Pilot Project

November 22, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Stanford Medicine and Google Research have launched a pilot project to study the use of a digital-scribe to replace a human scribe in order to save the physician time on data entry and improve physician-patient interaction.

Five Tips for Adjusting to Your New Job

November 22, 2017  |  Tim Tolan
commentary
Some key pieces of advice for when you change employers, from completing paperwork prior to your first day to adapting to the environment and adding value.

At Symposium, AMIA CEO Doug Fridsma Spent Time ‘Hanging Out with the Newbies’

November 17, 2017  |  David Raths
commentary
Specializing in informatics is no longer just a mid-career shift for physicians. It is now a primary career path in fields such as pharmacy and nursing. AMIA is working to create career pathways that recognize this shift.

In California, Two University Health Systems Decide to Collaborate on One EHR

November 13, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
Rather than be on yet another separate instance of Epic amongst University of California healthcare organizations, UC Irvine has decided to join UC San Diego’s existing build

Cedars-Sinai Leaders Articulate their Case for their Healthcare Solutions Accelerator Initiative

November 10, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
At the Health IT Summit in Beverly Hills, senior leaders from the Cedars-Sinai health system shared the journey around their development of an accelerator program, designed to help bring forward solutions to improve patient care and operations

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