Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • IT security exec sentenced for cyberattack on Georgia hospital

    A cybersecurity executive, who breached the computer system of Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Gwinnett Medical Center in 2018 in an effort to improve his company's financials, has been sentenced to two years of home detention after paying more than $800,000 in restitution, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported June 21.
  • Change initiates data breach notices

    Change Healthcare has started informing healthcare organizations, insurers and other entities whose data was breached in a February ransomware attack, the company said June 20.
  • Foundation taps Northwell as US base for innovators

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health is partnering with the Galien Foundation to boost healthcare innovation. 
  • Lessons in telehealth: How one Arkansas health system kept seeing patients after a severe weather event

    Telemedicine can be a lifesaver when disaster strikes. Learn how this health system increased telemedicine activity by 187% after a severe weather event here.
  • UC Davis Health, Best Buy Health partner

    Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health has launched an initiative with Best Buy Health's home-care platform, Current Health.  
  • Oklahoma hospital rebrands

    An Oklahoma hospital has dropped the name of a long-ago donor in favor of the name of the town where it's located, the Enid (Okla.) News & Eagle reported.
  • Northwell Health featured in HBO documentary

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health is at the center of an HBO documentary set to air June 25.
  • Mayo Clinic launches podcast

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is launching a new podcast in partnership with a public radio network.
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  • Adventist Health Hanford settles HIPAA lawsuit for $10K

    Adventist Health Hanford (Calif.) reached a settlement with the state of California to pay $10,000 in civil penalties to resolve violations related to unauthorized protected health information disclosure. 
  • Lifespan to undergo Brown rebrand

    In a move designed to bolster healthcare, medical education and biomedical research, Lifespan Health and Brown University, both based in Providence, R.I., finalized their expanded affiliation agreements. 
  • Microsoft to cover cybersecurity costs for 2 Mississippi hospitals

    Greenwood (Miss.) Leflore Hospital and Rolling Fork, Miss.-based Sharkey Issaquena Hospital have entered into a cybersecurity partnership with Microsoft, the Greenwood Commonwealth reported June 20. 
  • Hackers demanded $50M ransom from healthcare company

    Russia-based cyberattackers Qilin have taken responsibility for a ransomware attack against pathology services provider Synnovis and is requesting millions of dollars for the decryption key, according to Bloomberg.
  • 7 Amazon health tech jobs

    Amazon continues to hire to meet its healthcare ambitions, looking for leaders with EHR and academic medicine experience. Here are seven health tech jobs the Big Tech company is hiring for this month.
  • Digital health company stands by leaders accused of fraud

    Done Global, which supplies stimulant medications to thousands of patients, said it disagrees with the fraud charges filed against its CEO and clinical president. 
  • Oracle Health's biggest moves in 2024

    From tapping the former head of CMS under the Trump administration to oversee its EHR division to snagging new health system partnerships, here is a look at EHR vendor Oracle Health's biggest moves so far in 2024: 
  • How Kaiser Permanente's EHR evaluates medical devices

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente uses EHR data to track the quality and safety of medical devices, aiming to provide better, more personalized patient care.
  • How Tampa General is boosting efficiency through analytics

    In an effort to tackle complex healthcare challenges, Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital joined forces with Palantir Technologies. This partnership has yielded multiple benefits, including a 30% reduction in sepsis patient length of stay and millions of dollars in revenue cycle improvements, Scott Arnold, the health system's chief digital and innovation officer, told Becker's.
  • Health system CIO joins AI startup

    A former health system CIO recently joined a healthcare artificial intelligence startup.
  • Airport tech company snags another healthcare deal

    CLEAR, the company known for developing biometric ID checks for airports, has entered into another healthcare partnership with Praia Health, a consumer platform for health systems. 
  • Healthcare leaders lean on tech to curb staff shortages: 10 things to know

    To alleviate the pressures of staffing shortages, healthcare leaders are investing in automation and artificial intelligence to relieve the burden on their respective staffs, a June 18 survey from technology company Royal Philips found. 
  • Florida hospital-at-home program cares for 1,000 patients

    A Florida health system recently cared for its 1,000th patient through its hospital-at-home program.

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