Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • CVS Health adds governance chief

    Kristina Fink, former vice president, corporate secretary and chief governance officer of American Express, joined CVS Health as senior vice president, corporate secretary and chief governance officer in mid-May, according to a LinkedIn post.
  • Doing More with Less: Navigating Cybersecurity Challenges in Healthcare

    There was once honor among thieves. When it came to cyber threats, hackers considered the healthcare industry as the "untouchable" sector, shielded by an unspoken rule that some lines shouldn't be crossed.
  • Ascension kicks off cyberattack restoration meetings

    St. Louis-based Ascension has started holding meetings with partners and vendors to discuss reconnecting to the health system's network following a May 8 cyberattack.
  • 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.
  • Patient Square Capital raising $6B fund

    Healthcare investment firm Patient Square Capital aims to raise more than $6 billion for its second fund focused on healthcare services, according to PitchBook.
  • Kansas hospital hit by ransomware attack

    Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Wakeeney, Kan., is recovering from a ransomware attack May 6, according to a report, the local ABC affiliate.
  • Epic patent infringement case dismissed

    SynKloud Technologies, which filed a lawsuit against Epic Systems in January over patent infringement, has agreed to end the legal dispute with the EHR vendor. 
  • Meditech's market share over the years

    Meditech's EHR market share from 2021 to 2023 has stayed the same, remaining at 16%. 
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  • Banner Health receives $1M gift from MLB team

    Phoenix-based Banner Health Foundation has received a $1 million gift from professional baseball team the Arizona Diamondbacks. 
  • The buzz from Epic's Expert Group Meetings

    Thousands of health IT leaders gathered at Epic's Wisconsin headquarters recently to discuss how to use technology to meet the demand for patient volume, attract and retain clinicians, and streamline reimbursements.
  • Children's hospital declares cyberattack over

    Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago said it is "no longer addressing an active cybersecurity matter" after a cyberattack disrupted the hospital's operations earlier this year.
  • Why Mayo Clinic's patents keep growing

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has been filing an increasing number of patents because of the high degree of institutional support for innovation, the Rochester Post-Bulletin reported.
  • Airport check-in technology comes to health systems

    In a bid to speed up patient check-ins, CLEAR, the security identity company known for allowing members to bypass ID checks at airports, has introduced new technology at Marietta, Ga.-based Wellstar Health System.
  • Are healthcare cyber attacks having a credit impact?

    Recent cyberattacks on healthcare organizations have raised concerns about potential financial repercussions, particularly regarding their credit ratings. However, according to Fitch Ratings, these cyber incidents are unlikely to impact the credit standings of the affected organizations.
  • Oracle Health's market share throughout the years

    Oracle Health's market share went from 25% in 2021 to 23.4% in 2023.
  • Inside healthcare ransomware negotiations

    Paying ransom is typically the only way for healthcare organizations to retrieve their data or restore their systems after a ransomware attack, ransomware negotiators told Politico.
  • HCA Healthcare readies for AI rollout in EDs

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare plans to roll out a generative AI tool across its emergency departments, according to a technology vendor involved in the project.
  • 8 Amazon health tech jobs

    Amazon continues to seek employees with EHR experience and C-suite familiarity to serve and attract health system customers. Here are nine healthcare-related jobs the tech giant is hiring for this month.
  • HHS puts $50M toward hospitals' ransomware fight

    A new agency within the National Institutes of Health is launching a $50 million initiative to develop tools for hospital IT teams that enhance their cybersecurity measures and resources to combat ransomware.
  • Epic's market share throughout the years

    Epic's market share has increased from 31% in 2021 to 39.1% in 2023.
  • Why HCA puts iPhones in the hands of clinicians

    Sherri Hess, vice president and chief nursing informatics officer of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, said the organization has provided more than 100,000 iPhones to its clinicians.

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