Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • 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.
  • LCMC Health is in 'hyper-growth'

    "Epic is our EHR that we currently use and it is going to be the EHR of the future from our technology platform," David Singer, CIO of New Orleans-based LCMC Health, told Becker's. 
  • 3 GE HealthCare partnerships with hospitals

    Since spinning off as an independent entity at the beginning of 2023, GE HealthCare has expanded collaboration with existing hospital partners and  has also landed new contracts.
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  • Amazon taking big gambles in the healthcare space

    Amazon has yet to make its foray into the healthcare industry profitable, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 15. 
  • New York hospitals still reeling from ransomware attack

    The FBI, the New York State Department of Health and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services are trying to help Carthage (N.Y.) Area Hospital and Ogdensburg, N.Y.-based Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center recover from a ransomware attack, The Record reported Sept. 14. 
  • Congresswoman says VA's Cerner rollout is a 'complete failure'

    Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers wants to pull the plug on the Department of Veterans Affairs' Cerner EHR rollout, calling the project a "complete failure." 
  • How Hackensack Meridian is leveraging Google's AI tools for clinicians

    Hackensack Meridian Health is deepening its relationship with Google to develop artificial intelligence tools that can be used for both clinical decision-making and reducing administrative workload, the health system CIO Kash Patel told Becker's.
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    Biotech and pharma companies are being held back by old communication tech. Join experts to learn how a better collaboration platform can cut costs, improve talent retention + more.
  • UPMC backs $20M funding round for digital medication adherence company

    UPMC Enterprises, the commercialization arm of Pittsburgh-based UPMC, participated in a $20 million funding round for Sempre Health, a company that uses digital tools to boost medication adherence.
  • How Oracle is using generative AI to revamp Cerner

    Oracle is effectively using generative artificial intelligence to modernize the Cerner EHR, according to Larry Ellison, the software giant's co-founder and chief technology officer.
  • What 5 hospitals are paying their Epic talent

    Health systems in New York City, Colorado, Georgia and Nevada are seeking IT employees to work on their Epic EHR.
  • Amazon adds healthcare expertise to its board

    Amazon has appointed a board member with expertise in healthcare as it continues its push into the industry.
  • Health systems seeking CIOs

    CIOs ensure technology is both beneficial for clinical workflows and implemented appropriately. Below is a list of hospitals and health systems searching for IT executive talent:
  • Why big health systems keep switching to Epic

    When UPMC and Intermountain Health both said in early September they would be switching to Epic, they continued a trend of the biggest U.S. health systems opting for the nation's largest EHR vendor. Hospital CIOs told Becker's they don't see this changing anytime soon.
  • Froedtert taps new digital health partner for employees

    The Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network has tapped Xealth, a digital health platform, to enroll its employees into the Omada Health virtual care program.
  • What's going on at the VA? 52 Oracle Cerner implementation updates

    In 2018, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs tapped Cerner to overhaul its EHR system. Recently, a series of slowdowns, legislative spats and open letters have again turned attention to the VA's EHR overhaul process.
  • Digital health startup lays off 40% of workforce

    Akili, a digital health company that was making video games to treat behavioral health disorders, is laying off 40 percent of its workforce as it switches business models, Boston Business Journal reported Sept. 14.
  • Geisinger streamlines ultrasound documentation

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger is using workflow software from Exo to streamline ultrasound exam documentation, billing and quality assurance.
  • Healthcare AI adoption hindered by 'switchover disruptions'

    The U.S. healthcare industry will struggle to adopt artificial intelligence due to "switchover disruptions," the expensive implementation period for new technologies that can disrupt profitable operations, Harvard Business Review reported Sept. 14. 
  • Hospitals facing lawsuits for data breaches

    Several hospitals and health systems across the U.S. are facing lawsuits regarding data breach incidents that involved patients' protected health information. 
  • Illinois health system restores Epic after outage

    Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System restored its Epic EHR system and its patient portal Sept. 12 after an Aug. 27 system outage rendered them offline.  

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