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Report: 60 Percent of Healthcare Data Breaches in February Came From Within the Organizations

March 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
In February, hacking incidents only accounted for 12 percent of total healthcare data breach incidents, yet insiders were responsible for almost 60 percent of the total breach incidents during the month, which points to a troubling trend, according to the latest...

UPMC, PinnacleHealth Sign Letter of Intent to Pursue Affiliation

March 15, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
PinnacleHealth System in Harrisburg, Pa. and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) have signed a letter of intent to pursue an affiliation, making it one of the biggest deals ever of its kind in the region.

New Survey-Based Report Looks at Staffing and Work-Hours Patterns Among HIT Professionals

March 11, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
Last month, Pivot Point Consulting released a report on trends in hiring, staffing, and work-hours trends among health IT professionals, providing a glimpse of the major trends affecting the HIT job market

When Changing the Culture: Speak Softly but Definitely Carry a Big Stick!

March 9, 2017  |  Pete Rivera
commentary
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” ---Peter Drucker.

One Radiology Chair’s Perspectives on the Use of Teleradiology Firms to Extend Radiologist Capabilities

March 8, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
Phillip Kohanski, M.D., chief of radiology at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, shares his perspectives on his organization’s journey around the use of external teleradiology services

Survey: Women in Tech Identify Wage Inequality, Workplace Gender Bias as Ongoing Obstacles

March 7, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Wage inequality compared to male colleagues, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in the technology field, according to a new survey by global technology association ISACA.

If You Thought You Knew Exactly What Was Going to Happen at HIMSS17, You Might Have Been Wrong

February 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
The whirlwind that is the annual HIMSS Conference hit Orlando, Florida this year—and brought with it a mix of predictability and surprises, at a time of unprecedented change for U.S. healthcare

LIVE FROM HIMSS17: Catching Up Briefly with Brian Ahier at the HIMSS Conference

February 23, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
Brian Ahier, digital health evangelist at Aetna/Medicity, spoke with Healthcare Informatics about what he’s been seeing at HIMSS17

LIVE FROM HIMSS17: CMIOs Speak their Minds on Collaboration, Culture

February 22, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
In two different panel discussions on Tuesday at HIMSS17, six different current and former CMIOs shared their perspectives on what CMIOs need in order to be successful at their jobs—and what they need to bring to them to begin with

Survey: Nurse Informaticists Seek More Training, Certification

February 21, 2017  |  David Raths
article
Nurse informaticists continue to pursue additional informatics education and training, according to a newly released HIMSS 2017 workforce survey.

HIMSS17 Leadership Survey Reveals Convergences, Gaps, Between Providers and Vendors on Issues Facing Healthcare

February 20, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
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

Live from the CHIME-HIMSS Forum: A Sobering Dive into the Horrors of Hacking

February 19, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Kevin Mitnick, one of the best-known black-hat hackers-turned-white-hat hacking-consultants in the U.S., demonstrated, live, for the CHIME-HIMSS Forum audience on Sunday the incredible ease of penetration via skilled hacking

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