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White House to hold workshops on AI's promises, pitfalls

Artificial Intelligence holds both promises and pitfalls for many industries, including healthcare, which is leading the White House to host workshops on the technology's future.

Baking in the basics: Hospital IT leaders outline ingredients for robust cybersecurity programs

In this  FierceHealthIT  special report, hospital IT leaders speak about their organization's security culture, their greatest security challenges, how they are keeping employees educated and more.

AHA16: Andy Slavitt says CMS wants to help hospitals drive change

As they discussed their health policy priorities Tuesday at the American Hospital Association's annual conference, two top officials in the Obama administration emphasized the federal government wants to collaborate with healthcare leaders as it strives to transform the delivery system.  

Online tool gives gamers role to play in diagnosing TB

Gamers may have a role to play in diagnosing diseases such as tuberculosis, thanks to a new Web-based tool.

How continuous patient monitoring can increase hospital revenue

Continuous patient monitoring (CPM) will be a "critical component" of smart hospitals, and can help improve workflow and increase revenue, according to Charlie Whelan, director of Frost & Sullivan.

American Dental Association accidentally sends out malware-infected USB drives

Some USB drives sent out by the American Dental Association to dental offices around the U.S. are infected with malware.

BCP to explore policies on patient data collection for research

The Bipartisan Policy Center's Health Innovation Initiative will soon start exploring policies surrounding the use of patient data collected during routine care visits.

Docs, hospital leaders dive into HIT entrepreneurial efforts

Many physicians and chief medical officers are diving into the world of health IT startups--not for prestige or money, but for fun and to have a hand in fixing problems in the industry.

Kansas VA office mishandled benefit appeals data

Managers at a regional Veterans Affairs office in Kansas directed staff to enter incorrect information in the appeals records of 36 veterans, though an audit was unable to determine whether this was a move to speed up the review process, according to a report from the VA Office of Inspector General.

Zika: HHS Secretary supports call for more funding to combat outbreak

S ecr etary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell, just back from a two-day trip to Puerto Rico, says its imperative that Congress approve the White House administration's request for an additional 1.9 billion in supplemental funding to combat the Zika virus.