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Healthcare professionals prefer Clinton over Trump, survey shows

Physician practice professionals lean toward Hillary Clinton as the presidential candidate they plan to support, with 48 percent of respondents of an informal Aprima survey saying she would “most benefit”

Population health requires savvy engagement of the C-suite and patients

Providing a great patient experience and making patient engagement work is easier said than done. It requires, among other things, buy-in from senior administrators and acceptance from patients. In its

Joy Grosser wins CIO post at UH Hospitals in Cleveland

Joy M. Grosser, a 20-year health IT veteran, will take the CIO post at University Hospitals’ 18-hospital network in Ohio, effective September 12. After an extensive nationwide search, University Hospitals’

HHS awards DiaSorin $2.6 million for fast-turnaround Zika diagnostic test

The U.S Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has awarded $2.6 million to DiaSorin – an Italy-based biotechnology company with offices

CMS: ICD-10 specificity kicks in Oct. 1, 2016

The one-year grace period for ICD-10-coded medical claims will end on Oct. 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday in a update to its FAQ guidelines for the diagnostic

Massive Locky ransomware attacks hit U.S. hospitals

Locky ransomware is back in the spotlight, after FireEye Labs, a cybersecurity and malware protection provider, observed the virus has evolved and is targeting hospitals with a massive campaign. This

Zika: Locally-transmitted cases spread to Miami Beach

Two locally-contracted cases of Zika have been identified in Miami Beach, outside of the one-square mile area in Miami-Dade County where the first known cases of local mosquito-borne virus transmission

Majority of healthcare leaders elevating cybersecurity as a priority, according to HIMSS

As cybercriminals continue to assault the healthcare industry, most health executives are elevating data security as a business priority, according to the 2016 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey, released Tuesday. Eighty-five percent

Leidos merger positions company for more health IT business worldwide, like Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi

Leidos, which along with Cerner and Accenture, last year won a $9 billion contract to provide the Department of Defense with a new electronic health record at DoD facilities worldwide,

Hacker puts source code of HL7 software vendor PilotFish up for sale on dark web

Security firm InfoArmor discovered that a cybercriminal placed the source codes to all PilotFish Technology software for sale on the dark web. PilotFish develops legacy standards, systems and technology software,

National Coordinator for Health IT Vindell Washington: 9 things to know about the new ONC chief

This past Friday, Karen DeSalvo, MD, officially stepped down as National Coordinator, passing the baton to her second-in-command, Vindell Washington, MD. The former principal deputy national coordinator has been with

Karen DeSalvo through the years: A look back at her ONC tenure

When Karen DeSalvo, MD, became the fifth National Coordinator for Health IT in January 2014, she took charge of ONC at a critical time for the industry, as four years

HRSA awards $16 million to expand telehealth, other rural healthcare services

Rural healthcare is receiving a $16 million boost for telehealth and quality improvement activities from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources & Services Administration, it was announced

IBM Watson signs precision medicine pact with hospitals in China

IBM Watson Health and Hangzhou CognitiveCare are joining forces to provide cancer patients with personalized and evidence-based treatments. IBM Watson Health’s first partnership in China comes at a time when

Karen DeSalvo stepping down from national coordinator post

Karen DeSalvo, MD revealed on Thursday that she is resigning as head of the National Coordinator for Health IT. ONC announced that principal deputy director Vindell Washington will replace DeSalvo