Optum partners with SSM Health and will employ certain revenue cycle staff

Photo: MoMo Productons/Getty Images Optum and SSM Health, a Catholic, not-for-profit health system in the Midwest,…

FDA offers best practices for patient-facing alerts on medical device vulnerabilities

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a new best practices document this week to help…

VA turns to third party to analyze true cost of Cerner EHR modernization project

The Department of Veterans Affairs has partnered with the Institute for Defense Analyses to provide an…

Cerner intros new RevElate patient accounting tool

Cerner this week announced the laundCerner RevElate, an accounting tool it says will boost the capabilities…

Handful of Epic employees quit over COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Epic’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees went into effect on Friday. The electronic health record vendor…

Beyond ‘male, female, unknown’ – Informaticists propose gender-inclusive HL7 model

A team of informatics experts have developed a gender-inclusive Health Level Seven logical model aimed at…

Intel, ConsenSys Health combine blockchain and AI for clinical trials management

Matching patients to clinical trials they are eligible for has been a major challenge for everyone…

What’s on the horizon for Teladoc? CIO Claus Jensen weighs in

It’s been a busy few years for virtual care, to say the least. In the wake…

Hackensack Meridian Health names new CIO

Hackensack Meridian Health on Wednesday announced the hire of Kash Patel as its new chief information…

HHS cybersecurity agency sounds alarm on LockBit ransomware variant

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center released a threat briefing about LockBit, a ransomware group that…

M Health Fairview goes all in on telehealth with $600K in FCC funds

Last year, M Health Fairview, a health system based in Minneapolis, was awarded $598,000 by the…

Why investments in IT and device security are often ‘misaligned with the actual challenge’

Mike Murray is founder and CEO of Scope Security. Previously a security leader at GE Healthcare,…

Apervita ceases operations

Apervita, which once claimed to be the first health analytics marketplace, has ceased operations as of…

Dr. Francis Collins to leave NIH by end of the year

Dr. Francis Collins announced this week that he would be stepping down as the director of…

Dubai’s Diginova to launch Biovista’s “AI Health Shield” in MENA and Asia

A subsidiary of the US-based Biovista has teamed up with a UAE health solutions provider to…

NHSX confirms 37 of 42 ICSs have shared care records

NHSX has revealed that 37 of 42 integrated care systems (ICSs) now have basic shared care…

Legislators aim to shore up critical infrastructure cyber defense

Members of Congress have introduced several bills aimed at bolstering the nation’s cybersecurity when it comes…

How Community Health Network is using analytics to streamline its clinical decision support

Clinical decision support can be a complicated issue. It is one Community Health Network has been…

Intermountain, Presbyterian, SSM launch digital health marketplace nonprofit

Intermountain Healthcare, Presbyterian Healthcare Services and SSM Health announced the launch this week of Graphite Health,…

A passion for AI in healthcare

Artificial intelligence (AI) will play a major role in the future of healthcare, according to Dr…