Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • How Providence is streamlining electronic message triage

    A group of clinicians, informaticists and AI specialists at Renton, Wash.-based Providence collaborated to create ProvARIA to organize inbox messages based on content and urgency.
  • Why Epic stays open 24/7

    Epic staffers field customer requests around the clock — sometimes handling queries for other health IT companies, according to founder and CEO Judy Faulkner.
  • The financial cost of 4 healthcare cyberattacks

    As ransomware attacks cost the U.S. economy more than $77 billion, the network downtime and repair costs are leading to massive losses and even closures for healthcare companies in Vermont, Illinois and Massachusetts.
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  • Healthcare moves closer to 'sci-fi dream'

    In the "Star Trek" television series, Dr. McCoy could identify numerous illnesses by scanning patients with his tricorder, and although healthcare hasn't reached that level of technology, they are making strides toward it, NJBiz reported Nov. 13.
  • 51% of Americans optimistic about AI improving healthcare

    Fifty-one percent of U.S. adults expressed optimism about the potential for new applications of artificial intelligence to drive significant advancements and breakthroughs in healthcare in the coming year, a recent survey from Medtronic and Morning Consult found. 
  • New York to crack down on hospital cybersecurity

    New York is planning to tighten regulation of hospital cybersecurity practices, according to draft rules reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. 
  • Health systems look to emulate a 'retail health' environment

    As hospitals and health systems look to foster a more patient-centered approach to healthcare delivery, they are increasing their partnerships with retailers like Walgreens, Amazon and Walmart.
  • Reimagine your Hybrid Work Strategy in Life Sciences

    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.
  • 4 hospitals targeted by cyberattacks

    As cyberattacks climb to the top of list of concerns for hospital executives, hospitals in California, Iowa, and New York have been dealing with the fallout of cyberattacks.
  • Jury ups Johns Hopkins hospital damages to $261M in Netflix case

    A jury awarded an additional $50 million to a family that sued a Johns Hopkins children's hospital in a case made famous by a Netflix documentary, bringing the total damages to $261 million, the Tampa Bay Times reported Nov. 10.
  • 15 common passwords for healthcare employees

    For the first half of 2023, there were 327 data breaches in healthcare that affected more than 40 million patients, and cybersecurity will continue to be extremely important for hospitals and healthcare companies next year.
  • Social Security numbers compromised during McLaren breach

    Social Security numbers of some Grand Blanc, Mich.-based McLaren Health Care patients were affected by an August breach on its computer systems. 
  • Hospital leaders primed for competition with Amazon

    Health system executives told Becker's they weren't surprised by Amazon's latest healthcare inroad, One Medical for Prime, but said their own virtual care potential extends beyond what the tech giant offers.
  • Private equity firm completes $1.8B acquisition of NextGen

    Private equity firm Thoma Bravo completed its $1.8 billion acquisition of EHR vendor NextGen Healthcare.
  • Who CMIOs report to

    Chief medical information officers are most likely to report to chief medical officers, a new survey found.
  • 'Internal disaster': Cyberattack at California hospital causes ambulance diversions

    Oceanside, Calif.-based Tri-City Medical Center is responding to a cyberattack that they are designating as an "internal disaster" forcing them to divert ambulances, local news outlet KGTV reported Nov. 9.
  • Millions of Northwell Health patients potentially caught in transcription data breach

    Millions of patients at New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health could potentially be affected by a data breach on a medical transcription service used by the health system.
  • CommonSpirit, Amazon's One Medical partner

    Two giants in their industries are joining forces.
  • Cyberattacks top list of risks for executives

    Cyberattacks and data breaches continue to hold the primary position as the foremost present and future threat, both on a global scale and among C-suite leaders, a Nov. 7 survey from consulting firm Aon found. 
  • Optum's recent layoffs, closures

    From laying off nurses at a chain of its urgent care clinics to closing down clinics in Florida and Minnesota, some aspects of Optum are shrinking even with total revenue in the third quarter up 22% year over year.  
  • Indian Health Service selects Oracle Health

    The Indian Health Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides healthcare to federally recognized tribes, tapped General Dynamics Information Technology to build the agency a new EHR using Oracle Cerner.

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