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In a Rural New Mexico Clinic, Leveraging IT to Optimize Patient and Activity Flow

April 26, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
Dan Hamilton, COO of the Nor-Lea Hospital District in rural southeastern New Mexico, has been leading an IT-facilitated initiative that is optimizing patient and activity flow in a rural outpatient clinic setting

Survey: Two-Thirds of Healthcare Employees Share Confidential Data On Occasion

April 25, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Seventy-two percent of employee say they would share sensitive, confidential or regulated company information under certain circumstances and 68 percent of healthcare employees report that they share confidential or regulated data on occasion, according to the...

In an Ever-Intensifying Threat Environment, Healthcare CISOs Become Part of the Bigger Picture

April 19, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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There is inherent pressure on healthcare CISOs to better protect data in the organization, but are there enough qualified individuals that can do the job?

AMA, Regenstrief Institute Launch EHR Clinical Learning Platform for Medical Schools

April 19, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Regenstrief Institute collaborated on the development of the Regenstrief EHR Clinical Learning Platform to ensure more medical students and medical trainees gain real-world experience using EHRs during their training...

At the Health IT Summit in San Jose, David Higginson Talks About IT Funding—and Leadership

April 19, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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David Higginson, CAO and CIO of Phoenix Children’s Hospital, shared with attendees at the Health IT Summit in San Jose, his perspectives on the challenges facing CIOs in the current operating environment—and the opportunities for leadership and good management

Chartis Group Consultants: It’s Time for Patient Care Leaders to Rethink Revenue Cycle

April 7, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Kevin Ormand and Todd Bankhead of The Chartis Group believe it’s time for the leaders of U.S. patient care organizations to strategically rethink how they approach revenue cycle management—and for them to stop thinking in terms of revenue cycle management as a...

The “Most Influential Women in Health IT” Share Words of Wisdom and Issue a Call to Action

March 29, 2017  |  Heather Landi
commentary
Receiving an award is often a recognition of past accomplishments, but several leading women in the health IT industry see their recent award recognition as a call to action to continue their work solving big problems in healthcare through technology.

Investing in the Interview

March 29, 2017  |  Tim Tolan
commentary
There are simple steps to follow to increase your odds of landing a job

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
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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.

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