The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan named three members to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC), established by the 21st Century Cures Act.
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.
At the tail end of National Health IT Week, a webinar focused on the industry leaders who are driving change, both by championing health IT initiatives or by advocating at the policy level, offered interesting insights on leadership and policy development.
Seattle Children's has appointed Zafar Chaudry, M.D., as senior vice president and chief information officer, effective Nov. 6. He previously served as CIO at Cambridge University Hospitals in the United Kingdom.
More than 75 percent of C-level executive healthcare leaders believe that digital innovation is important to an organization’s long-term strategy, but more than half acknowledge that they are holding off on innovation due to lack of capital and fear of creating...
Andrew Rosenberg, M.D., has been named the first system-wide chief information officer for three-hospital Michigan Medicine. Rosenberg has served in a series of IT leadership roles over the past decade, including chief medical information officer and interim CIO...
Two North Carolina health systems, Charlotte-based Carolinas HealthCare System and Chapel Hill-based UNC Health Care, on Thursday announced that they are negotiating a merger that would combine their clinical, medical education and research resources.
Following on reports last month that UnitedHealth Group and a private equity firm were nearing a deal to acquire The Advisory Board company comes official news that the Advisory Board will be acquired by UnitedHealth Group's Optum and Vista in an estimated $...
Healthcare Informatics, in collaboration with healthcare leaders from across North Carolina, is bringing its critically acclaimed Health IT Summit Series event program to the Raleigh/Durham area on Oct. 19th and 20th at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is currently seeking applications for the newly formed 25-member Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC).