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NewYork-Presbyterian IT leaders: App challenge to tap into community talent

With a goal of tapping into all the talent its community offers, NewYork-Presbyterian will kick off its InnovateNYP: Pediatric App Challenge in March.

Twitter users share their love for healthcare with #HealthPolicyValentines

Valentine's Day is almost here, and while some that may mean chocolates and flowers and a romantic dinner out, for those of use in the healthcare world it can only mean one thing--#HealthPolicyValentines.

Jackson Health employee suspected of inappropriately accessing more than 24K patient records

An employee at Miami-based Jackson Health System is suspected of comprising more than 24,000 patient records.

What providers must consider when moving to the cloud

The cloud may be one of the most-used buzzwords in healthcare in 2016 as providers look to find ways to store data in an easier and more cost effective way.

FDA's Bakul Patel asks stakeholders to comment on med device interoperability draft guidance

Interoperability of medical devices is as much about sharing information as it is about safety, according to Bakul Patel, associate director for digital health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health.

HIMSS, CHIME praise NIST cybersecurity framework, but highlight areas for improvement

Comments are trickling in for the request for information proposed in December by the National Institute of Standards and Technology focusing on use of its cybersecurity framework, with organizations both praising the updates to the framework and offering suggestions on how to make it even stronger.

National Health Service invests more than $5B in digital health initiatives

Britain's National Health Service has appropriated £4 billion ($5.83 billion) for a digital health initiative to further use of electronic records and online appointments, prescriptions and consultations.

The CNIO's role in technology adoption

The chief nursing informatics officer's job is to advocate for his or her "customers" on IT projects--in CNIO Mary Beth Mitchell's case those customers are the health system's nurses.

Government agencies team up on heart disease awareness through social media effort

Three government groups are teaming up to raise awareness of risk factors that lead to heart disease during American Heart Month.

AMIA's Doug Fridsma: Interoperability about data exchange and use, not info liquidity

Interoperability is about exchange and use of data, and not "a state of utopia in which there is this information liquidity," according to Doug Fridsma, president and CEO of the American Medical Informatics Association.