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  • U of Iowa saves $600,000 a year with new radiology workflow
    by Bill Siwicki on January 8, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    The provider organization created the position of reading room coordinator who relieves the resident or radiologists from administrative tasks so they can concentrate on reading the imaging exam. […]

  • KLAS ranks population health management vendors on partnering and guidance
    by Tom Sullivan on January 3, 2019 at 4:10 pm

     Epic beats Cerner and Allscripts for customer satisfaction – but HealthEC, Health Catalyst, Arcadia and Enli take top spots. […]

  • HL7 releases FHIR 4
    by Tom Sullivan on January 2, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources is now normative, and the new edition brings thousands of other updates. […]

  • What docs want from EHR vendors in 2019
    by Benjamin Harris on December 31, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    A little listening and responsiveness could go a long way to help cure alert fatigue and physician burnout in the year ahead. […]

  • Top 10 Healthcare IT News articles of 2018
    by Tom Sullivan on December 28, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    Tech titans set their sights on interoperability, Judy Faulkner shared advice for women in health IT and big data breaches continued – revisit those stories and others in our look back at the past 12 months. […]

  • VA nears decision on replacing Epic scheduling system with Cerner
    by; Twitter: @MikeMiliardHITN (Mike Miliard) on December 27, 2018 at 7:36 pm

    The chair of the House VA Subcommittee on Technology Modernization wants the agency to answer some questions with regard to the $624 million Medical Appointment Scheduling System contract. […]

  • A C-suite guide to telemedicine
    by Bill Siwicki on December 27, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    NewYork-Presbyterian, UPMC and Thibodaux executives discuss the advantages and imperatives of creating wide-ranging telehealth programs. […]

  • 5 blockchain developments in 2018
    by Tom Sullivan on December 26, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Amazon, Change Healthcare and Walmart all made moves worth watching as we head into 2019. […]

  • NIST releases Risk Management Framework 2.0 to combine privacy, security and supply chain into one
    by Tom Sullivan on December 21, 2018 at 7:27 pm

    RMF 2.0 includes seven objectives and adds a preparation step. […]

  • 3M to acquire M*Modal's cloud AI technology for $1B
    by; Twitter: @MikeMiliardHITN (Mike Miliard) on December 20, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    M*Modal will maintain its transcription, scribing and coding business as 3M expands its revenue cycle and pop health platform. […]

  • Allscripts, Microsoft aim to develop clinical research platform
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Allscripts and Microsoft are working to develop a new research model to enable clinical research to be conducted via point-of-care technology platforms. […]

  • Why 2018 offered key HIPAA insights for providers
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Many of the conundrums of the past year have implications for healthcare organizations in the New Year. […]

  • Roche releases enterprise platform for pathology images
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Roche is launching a new version of its enterprise platform that enables pathologists to better study and manage digital images. […]

  • Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft form digital health link
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft have entered a seven-year agreement to form a strategic partnership to build digital healthcare solutions. […]

  • IT execs see rising need to achieve interoperability
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Multiplicity of digital health systems complicate efforts to exchange patient health data. […]

  • VC funding for digital health reaches $9.5B in 2018
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Last year was a record-breaking year for venture capital funding for healthcare IT companies, reaching $9.5 billion for the first time, according to research firm Mercom Capital Group. […]

  • Virtual video visits get high marks from Mass General patients
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A survey conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital shows the majority of patients view telehealth as equal to or better than office visits in terms of convenience, without compromising care quality. […]

  • Recent cyber guidance from HHS ignores the mobile threat
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Many phishing attacks now are facilitated by the widespread use of mobile devices, Bob Stevens says. […]

  • How to address the skills gap in cloud security
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    There are not enough individuals with the skill set and years of experience to fill these critical positions. Here's what to do about it. […]

  • Michigan rehab provider notifies patients of two data breaches
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center in Richmond, Mich., is notifying patients after two phishing attacks last April compromised an employee’s email account. […]

  • Color Genomics to partner with NorthShore on genetic testing
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Color Genomics is continuing to build relationships with healthcare organizations to offer DNA tests to their populations. […]

  • Mayo Clinic, Wake Forest Baptist Health join clinical research network
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Mayo Clinic and Wake Forest Baptist Health have become members of a clinical research network designed to facilitate the use of electronic health record data on more than 14 million patients. […]

  • AI combined with EHR and other data improves influenza forecasting
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Model developed by Boston Children’s Hospital-led team provides highly accurate local flu surveillance. […]

  • Concern for security of data in the cloud worries IT execs
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Even as healthcare organizations contemplate moving more computing functions to the cloud, IT execs question the security of their data. […]

  • Austin Regional docs to use Apple Watch to record patient data
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Technology from Notable Health uses AI and NLP take conversations and put info in Epic EHR. […]

  • How social determinants of health data can provide actionable insights
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Increased innovation, investment and awareness alone won't translate into meaningful cost reduction and improved patient outcomes. […]

  • Algorithm outperforms humans in identifying cervical precancer
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Deep learning method has the potential to revolutionize cervical cancer screening, say NCI researchers. […]

  • FDA issues 5-year plan to make its Sentinel system more robust
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Food and Drug Administration wants to ensure that its post-market monitoring of drugs and biologics keeps pace with changing drug development and safety ecosystems. […]

  • ONC: Barriers remain to interoperable access to health information
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Despite widespread adoption of health information technology, healthcare data is not always accessible across systems and by patients, providers and payers. […]

  • 7 emerging trends that will boost IoT security
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    As healthcare organizations connect more medical devices to networks, protecting their integrity is crucial. […]

  • Pacific Northwest VA region picks Carestream image platform
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Veterans Affairs hospitals in the Pacific Northwest will move to an integrated enterprise imaging platform to boost efficiency and improve image management. […]

  • More organizations beef up detection efforts to blunt cyberattacks
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The battle to keep hackers from successfully compromising networks is not working, according to a recent report by threat detection company Attivo Networks. […]

  • How successful interoperability begins within
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Organizations need to take 3 concrete steps to ensure that they are easily receptive to data exchange initiatives. […]

  • Organizations struggle in making the transition to care management
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    New reimbursement methodologies will force providers to move from claims management, requiring technology that enables better care for patients. […]

  • Medfusion is the latest vendor to join AMA health model initiative
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Medfusion is the latest healthcare stakeholder to join the American Medical Association’s Integrated Health Model Initiative. […]

  • Top technical skills that will get you hired in 2019
    by Sharon Florentine on January 16, 2019 at 1:44 am

    Top technical skills that will get you hired in 2019Image by Getty / Modified by IDG Comm.Landing the perfect IT job is never easy, but certain technical skills can smooth the way, especially if they’re in high demand. Job search platform Indeed has analyzed the fastest-growing terms used by job seekers when searching for tech jobs in 2019, and the results represent some significant changes over last year.To read this article in full, please click her […]

  • Best practices for hiring and recruiting on LinkedIn
    by Sharon Florentine on January 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

    If you’re trying to fill available roles at your organization, you want to advertise your vacancy where the job-seekers are — for many companies, that means LinkedIn. With a network of approximately 590 million job seekers worldwide, LinkedIn is a great option, says Monica Lewis, group product manager, head of jobs, SMB and diversity at LinkedIn.LinkedIn offers a number of options for companies seeking to find candidates through its platform. Here is a look at LinkedIn’ […]

  • IT Resume Makeover: Showcasing skills for the private sector
    by Sarah K. White on January 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

    After working as a director of technology and a senior technical programmer in the public sector, Andrew Wiedlea wanted to shift to a position in the private sector. But when he decided to apply for jobs, he discovered his resume was “too wordy and detailed for the private sector” noting that he had more of a “CV, not a resume.”To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) […]

  • IT manager’s survival guide: 11 ways to thrive in the years ahead
    by Paul Heltzel on January 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Technology executives see a range of potential dangers to managers who are out of step with an evolving IT landscape, and some new research suggests IT managers are not quite as layoff-proof as in previous years.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) […]

  • New organization aims to accelerate progress of women in leadership
    by Sharon Florentine on January 11, 2019 at 10:30 am

    MSCI, which provides market indexes and portfolio and risk management services, has a new report on the progress made toward greater representation of women on boards of directors. It’s not great news:Of the 2,700 companies on MSCI’s All Country World Index, the percentage of firms that had at least one woman director increased only marginally. In 2017, 77.4 percent of companies on the Index had a woman seated on the board of directors; as of October 2018, that percentage was 78.7 […]

  • 10 top-rated tech companies to work for in 2019
    by Sarah K. White on January 4, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    Top-rated tech companies on GlassdoorImage by raw pixel modified by IDG Comm.Glassdoor can offer you an insiders-look at what it’s like to work at almost any company before you decide to take the job. With candid reviews and ratings, employees — past and present — can leave reviews detailing their personal experiences working for the company.To read this article in full, please click her […]

  • Skills and salaries for today’s top IT executive roles
    by Sarah K. White on January 4, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    Skills and salaries for today’s top IT executive rolesImage by ThinkstockThere are countless roles that fall under the umbrella of IT executive management and it seems each year there’s a new role to fit a new need. With the rise of data, analytics and software services, businesses are stocking up on IT executives to help manage daily technology operations.To read this article in full, please click her […]

  • 7 master data management certifications that will pay off
    by Thor Olavsrud on December 27, 2018 at 11:00 am

    As data and analytics become the beating heart of the enterprise, it is increasingly critical for the business to have access to consistent, high-quality data assets. Master data management (MDM) is required to ensure that the enterprise's data is consistent, accurate and controlled.Customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM) and compliance all have one thing in common: They rely on an integrated, single view of quality data. That's where MDM comes in.[ Get ahead with […]

  • Get Salesforce admin certification on the first try: A 5-day study plan
    by David Taber on December 21, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Salesforce certification is becoming increasingly important as a mechanism for vetting SFDC consultants and prospective employees. While there’s no reason to overdo it with certifications on parts of the system you actually don’t work on, Salesforce admin certification is really your first essential step no matter what your role.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) […]

  • IT training: The most effective options for upskilling IT staff
    by Sharon Florentine on December 21, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Training and development programs offer win-win advantages for employees and employers alike. They provide means for IT pros seeking to keep their skills sharp, and help CIOs address skills gaps, while improving employee engagement and retention.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) […]

  • 7 business analyst certifications to advance your analytics career
    by Sarah K. White on December 18, 2018 at 10:20 pm

    Certifications for business analysts are still emerging, but there’s already a handful of organizations offering exams to certify your business analytics skills. Business analysts help organizations make the most of the data they collect by finding trends, patterns and errors that might otherwise go unnoticed. Successful business analysts have the skills to work with data, the acumen to understand the business side of the organization and the ability to communicate that information to […]

  • CIOs on the move and in the news
    by Martha Heller on December 18, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    Movers & Shakers is where you can keep up with new CIO appointments and gain valuable insight into the job market and CIO hiring trends. As every company becomes a technology company, CEOs and corporate boards are seeking multi-dimensional CIOs with superior skills in technology, communications, business strategy and digital innovation. The role is more challenging than ever before — but even more exciting and rewarding! If you have CIO job news to share, please email […]

  • How to address gender-based training gaps in the workplace
    by Sharon Florentine on December 14, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Just 5 percent of Fortune 500 companies are led by women. While the efforts to improve representation of women in leadership roles begin as early as elementary school and continue at every level of employment, the needle hasn’t moved in any significant way thus far. According to new research from online learning company D2L, that lack of progress could be because of the significant differences in the ways men and women are exposed to training at their companies.After surveying 1,000 […]

  • 8 essential resources for researching your next employer
    by Sarah K. White on December 12, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    It’s tempting to jump on the first job offer you get, but the last thing you want to do is find yourself working for a company that doesn’t align with your goals or values. But it’s difficult to get a full picture of a company’s culture and working environment in a few short interviews and one tour of the office building.“Before starting your research, take some time to think about what you want and need — both from and beyond the job — to be successful […]

  • Your guide to top tech conferences 2018-2019
    by staff on December 12, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    IBM InterConnect, Code/Media, SXSW, Google Next, Microsoft WPC, Adobe Summit...conferences you may have only dreamed of attending! So many technology conferences, so little time (or money).Maybe you're looking to stay on top of emerging trends in your industry, or get a read on what your customers are excited about. Perhaps you're actively networking for customers, vendors or even a new job. Or you might simply be looking to mingle with your peers in more informal surroundings.Regardless of […]

  • A CIO’s experience as a start-up founder
    by Martha Heller on December 12, 2018 at 10:30 am

    When Michael Gabriel was CIO of HBO, he went through a divorce. In reflecting on the end of his marriage, he thought, “How could I meet someone, marry her, have a child, and then discover that we were actually very disconnected from one another?”As he pondered the quandary of why people often ignore warning signs and stay together too long, he took notes to understand the dilemma and to offer some guidance to his young daughter for when she got older. From these notes, he saw a book […]

  • 5 highest-paying IT jobs for every stage of your career
    by Sharon Florentine on December 11, 2018 at 12:19 am

    5 top-paying IT jobs for every stage of your tech careerImage by Thinkstock / IDGDemand for highly skilled IT workers isn't slowing down. Research and staffing firm Upp reports that the unemployment rate for IT careers is hovering under 4 percent in every U.S. state, well below unemployment rates for other industries and the overall unemployment rate.To read this article in full, please click her […]

  • The 9 new rules of IT leadership
    by Dan Tynan on December 10, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Few things in the world have changed more dramatically over the past 10 years than technology. But many tech leaders are still playing by old, outdated rules.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) […]

  • What 2019 holds for diversity and inclusion
    by Sharon Florentine on December 7, 2018 at 10:30 am

    It’s the time of year when every journalist’s and writer’s inbox is flooded with pitches offering insight into what the next year will hold. In the diversity and inclusion area, a few common themes emerged, but the underlying thread is that most organizations will continue to emphasize greater diversity and inclusion as they engage in further conversations about making sure organizations represent the makeup of society as a whole.Overall, I see a sliver of hope that next year […]

  • IDG Contributor Network: The 15 fastest growing tech skills that also pay better than most
    by David Foote on December 6, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    Did you know there are at least 545 tech skills for which employers are willing to pay extra that either don’t have certifications or it just doesn’t matter to employers that invest in them?And it’s not a small number of tech workers who receive them: at last count our firm was able to validate, and report cash pay premiums for more than 1,000 skills and certifications being earned by 77,600 U.S. and Canadian tech professionals in as many as 3,289 private and public sector […]

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