Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • North Korea hacking group targeting healthcare

    HHS has warned that Lazarus Group, a North Korean state-sponsored hacking group, has been targeting U.S. healthcare by exploiting a vulnerability in ManageEngine products.
  • Ochsner to integrate AI into Epic

    Louisiana-based Ochsner Health is piloting a program in which AI will be used to draft simple responses to patient messages it receives in its portal. 
  • CVS leans into primary care

    CVS Health said it plans to "move the needle on preventive care" by continuing to expand primary healthcare and using analytics and technology to reach patients where they are.
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    From cybersecurity to AI, consumerism & health equity — 240+ speakers at Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + RCM meeting will show how (and when) tech is the silver bullet. Join us this fall.
  • Optum to transform clinics after layoffs: 'And we're just getting started'

    Optum has big plans for two Seattle-based physician practices it acquired in 2019.
  • Amazon mulls tying healthcare to Prime: Insider

    Amazon is deciding whether to tie the primary care services of acquired One Medical to its Prime membership program, Insider first reported Sept. 18.
  • 3 biotech company layoffs

    Here are three recent layoffs in the biotech sector that Becker's has reported on since July 25:
  • Healthcare AI adoption lags behind other industries, HCA CEO says

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare CEO Sam Hazen said that the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare lags behind other industries, Nashville Business Journal reported Sept. 19. 
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  • How Hackensack Meridian is building equity into its AI

    Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health CIO Kash Patel told Becker's that the health system has created a process to ensure that its artificial intelligence algorithms are equitable.
  • How UPMC is using AI to create notes

    Pittsburgh-based UPMC is using Abridge's artificial intelligence software at scale to generate clinical notes by allowing it to hear patient conversations, local news outlet Fox43 reported Sept. 18.
  • What it's like to partner with One Medical

    When Amazon bought primary care company One Medical in February for nearly $4 billion, the tech giant also picked up several new health system partners.
  • GE HealthCare gets $44M to develop AI ultrasound tech

    GE HealthCare received a $44 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop AI-assisted ultrasound imaging tools.
  • 21,000 Sanford patients affected by vendor breach

    Patient data from Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health has been compromised as the health system's imaging vendor, DMS Health Technologies, experienced a data security incident between March 27 and April 24, Valley News Live reported Sept. 15. 
  • New York hospital CEO says it will not pay hackers ransom

    Richard Duvall, CEO of Carthage (N.Y.) Area Hospital and Ogdensburg, N.Y.-based Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, said they have received a demand from hackers but will not be paying the ransom, North Country This Week reported Sept. 15. 
  • Oracle launches healthcare workforce capabilities

    Oracle is adding healthcare workforce management capabilities to its cloud, Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management, with the aim of helping healthcare organizations attract and retain talent. 
  • 5 Google healthcare job openings

    Google recently posted several job openings related to its health business. Below are five open positions as of Sept. 18:
  • Ransomware gang stealing data from North Carolina hospitals

    Russian ransomware gang Clop is being attributed to the attack on a vulnerability in software called MOVEit that has affected multiple hospitals and health systems around the U.S., Security Affairs reported Sept. 17. 
  • Providence automates IT platforms with Oracle

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence has merged its finance, human resources and supply chain IT operations in the cloud via a partnership with Oracle.
  • Atrium launches 24/7 virtual primary care

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health has launched 24/7 virtual primary care, making its providers available around the clock for nonurgent video visits.
  • Oracle launches generative AI healthcare assistant

    Oracle launched a new generative artificial intelligence healthcare assistant designed to save clinicians time by responding to voice commands.
  • Humana chair backs funding round for healthcare AI company

    Chair of Humana Kurt Hilzinger backed a $5 million seed funding round for Carenostics, a healthcare artificial intelligence startup that focuses  on diagnosing chronic disease.

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