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  • Updated: Kylie Towie exits WA Health

    ​WA Health’s Kylie Towie, acting chief executive and CIO of Health Support Services (HSS), is leaving the organisation after 18 months at the helm.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien10 May 17 16:30
  • Prominent healthcare CIO: FDA medical device security warning "will be the first of many"

    Dr. John Halamka has taken to his <a href="http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2015/08/the-security-of-medical-devices.html">"Life as a Healthcare CIO" blog</a> to sound the alarm on medical device threats in the wake of the FDA late last week issuing its first cybersecurity warning about a specific medical device.

    Written by Bob Brown07 Aug. 15 05:14
  • IBM looks to let Watson Health 'see'

    IBM today moved to bolster the Watson Health platform with rich image analytics through the $1 billion acquisition of Merge Healthcare, a specialist in medical image handling and processing. It is the third health-related acquisition for IBM since the launch of the Watson Health unit in April.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud07 Aug. 15 02:28
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  • Making the Clinical Data Warehouse Relevant Again

    The clinical data warehouse used to represent what was wrong with healthcare IT: An incomplete data source that was siloed to boot. But Texas Children's Hospital has turned its data warehouse into a valuable tool for clinical and operational analytics.

    Written by Brian Eastwood03 June 14 22:48
  • 5 Ways CIOs Need to Prepare for Obamacare

    Healthcare reform in the United States focuses mainly on providing coverage to the uninsured, and odds are good that your company offers health insurance to most employees. However, there are still reporting and security requirements you'll need to deal with -- and you'll have to be a vocal leader to make sure these tasks are a high priority.

    Written by John Brandon26 Sept. 13 12:59
  • Meaningful Use, 3D Imaging Drive Health Data Storage Demand

    Healthcare providers are under siege by massive amounts of data. This is forcing the industry to upgrade its aging storage infrastructures, architectures and systems. Where that data is being stored may come as a surprise.

    Written by Allen Bernard22 May 13 12:47
  • 6 Big Data Analytics Use Cases for Healthcare IT

    Making use of the petabytes of patient data that healthcare organizations possess requires extracting it from legacy systems, normalizing it and then building applications that can make sense of it. That's a tall order, but the facilities that pull it off can learn a lot.

    Written by Brian Eastwood23 April 13 13:20
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  • Digital enterprises are getting VERY personal with customers

    Typical medical laboratory reports could hardly be less personal. Whether they're for basic blood work or a battery of tests for serious disease, the black-and-white printouts of results--presenting a sea of cryptic abbreviations and numbers--remain largely indecipherable to the patients whose health depends upon them.

    Written by Stephanie Overby01 Aug. 15 02:38
  • How predictive analytics will revolutionize healthcare

    In the bucolic Upper Connecticut River Valley in New Hampshire an academic medical center is working to rewrite the book on healthcare with the help of predictive analytics, wearable devices and the cloud.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud30 July 15 23:31
  • EHR vendors slammed for interoperability struggles

    Senior officials in the healthcare sector took aim at the tech companies that provide electronic health records (EHR) yesterday, saying that many of those vendors employ proprietary standards and deceptive strategies to lock providers into their products and keep systems from communicating with one another.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin24 July 15 23:24
  • Healthcare needs more IT security pros -- stat

    The healthcare industry is in need of IT security experts to help manage the fast-paced growth of technology in the field. With the implementation of electronic medical records (EMRs) and electronic health records (EHR), data analytics, wearables, and health-monitoring devices, healthcare facilities are scrambling to catch up with the demand for staff to manage and support these technological advances.

    Written by Sarah K. White09 July 15 00:46

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