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Digital Health Summit @ CES 2018

2017 19 Apr

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12th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit

2017 30 Mar

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How IT Can Enhance Care Collaboration

2017 21 Mar

Collaboration between care providers leads to efficient delivery of care, resulting in better patient outcomes. Care collaboration can be increased with expanded use of health information technology and information exchange, according to an article in Health Data Management."Today, healthcare lacks the support of a closed-loop system, one that emphasises... Read more

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Why Skilled CISOs are Hard to Find

2017 20 Feb

If your company is having difficulty scouting for a competent CISO, it may give you a bit of consolation to know that you're not alone. These days CISOs with top-notch skills are becoming harder to find because to succeed they have to understand IT, cybersecurity and healthcare in considerable depth, according to Stephen Cobb, senior security researcher... Read more

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PCHA-IHE Initiatives to Improve Info Exchange

2017 12 Feb

Two healthcare IT groups will further their collaboration this year to improve ways that IT systems share health information. The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) say they plan to pursue three initiatives in efforts to improve and simplify interoperability.See Also: Will HIT Cure Healthcare?Officials... Read more

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Finding Skilled IT Professionals a Challenge, CIOs Say

2017 05 Feb

While U.S. chief information officers (CIOs) have plans of expanding their technology teams in the first half of 2017, difficulty in finding skilled IT professionals may pose a problem to their expansion goals. These are two of the key findings of a survey conducted by Robert Half Technology for its "Hiring Forecast and Local Trends Report".See Also:... Read more

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Trump Immigration Ban: Effects on HIT Workforce

2017 05 Feb

Health IT leaders have expressed varying levels of concern over President Donald Trump's recent immigration ban and its impact on the workforce moving forward. They say the policy could limit the talent pool that the industry draws from. See Also: Trump Wins Presidency: U.S. Healthcare Leaders Forced to Rethink FutureHiring of IT employees has a global... Read more

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Health IT: Benefits to Both Patients and Providers

2017 31 Jan

Information technology continues to expand its role in improving care delivery, especially with increasing use of mHealth tools. In addition to improving quality of care, healthcare leaders are increasingly relying on IT to improve their organisation's overall operational or business performance.     Embracing bimodal or hybrid IT strategy was an... Read more