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What Nebraska’s Physician Shortage Says About the Emerging Healthcare System Nationwide

April 17, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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A report issued earlier this month by leaders at the University of Nebraska Medical Center looks at the cornhusker state’s physician shortage—with strong implications for the role of healthcare IT in the emerging healthcare system

At Lakeland Health, IT Leaders are “Changing the Storyline” on Cybersecurity and Seeing Significant Results

April 17, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Lakeland Health earned semifinalist status in the 2018 Healthcare Informatics' Innovator Awards program based on an enterprise-wide initiative to improve the organization's cybersecurity program, with cultural change being a key focus.

A Rural Healthcare Report Examines Physician Shortage Issues in Nebraska

April 16, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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A new report on rural healthcare looks at the physician shortage in Nebraska, and some of the alternatives, around mid-level professionals, that are emerging in order to address that ongoing shortage

Healthcare IT Security Teams Struggle with Basic Hygiene of Patching, Survey Finds

April 6, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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A recent survey of IT security leaders across a range of industries identified a security “patching paradox,” in which organizations plan to hire more resources for vulnerability response, yet most organizations are still using inefficient patching processes.

At the Health IT Summit in San Francisco, UC Health’s Tom Andriola Urges CIOs Forward on Leadership

April 5, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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Tom Andriola, CIO for the University of California System and UC Health, offered Health IT Summit attendees important insights on the leadership and innovation challenges facing healthcare CIOs

Indiana Medical Leaders Launch Tech-Based Opioid Prescribing Education for Clinicians

April 4, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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To help curb Indiana’s opioid epidemic, state medical leaders are leveraging mobile technology to launch a medical education program focused on best practices for prescribing opioids and treating patients who suffer from pain.

Intermountain Outsources 98 IT Jobs as Part of Larger Restructuring

March 30, 2018  |  David Raths
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Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare has announced it is outsourcing 98 of its IT employees to a company called DXC Technology.

Advocate- Aurora Merger Clears Last Regulatory Review

March 27, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Chicago-based Advocate Health Care and Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care announced last week that their proposed merger has cleared the regulatory review process, paving the way for the creation of Advocate Aurora Health.

Scottsdale Institute 2017 CISO Fall Summit: Best Practice Standards in Cybersecurity Risk Management

March 27, 2018  |  Shelley Ducker, Shelley Ducker Communications
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Thirteen chief information officers (CIOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs) of leading health systems convened in Chicago to discuss key challenges, best practice standards and collaborative opportunities in cybersecurity.

Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx Urges the HIT Summit Audience to Take Risks and Lead Proactively

March 27, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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Ed Marx, CIO of the Cleveland Clinic organization, and a nationally recognized healthcare IT leader, urged the audience gathered for the Health IT Summit in Cleveland to be proactive in demonstrating leadership in their organizations

The Chief Content Officer for a New Healthcare Conference Shares Her Perspectives on Needed Conversations in the Industry

March 23, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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Constance Sjoquist, the chief content officer at HLTH, shares her perspectives on what it is that the HLTH Conference’s leaders are hoping to bring to the industry in Las Vegas in May

Survey: Female, Minority Health IT Professionals Face Notable Pay Disparities

March 14, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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On average, both female and minority health IT professionals are paid less than their respective peers, according to a recent compensation survey.

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