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Demand management the biggest challenge for Orlando Health's Rick Schooler [Q&A]

For Orlando Health Chief Information Officer Rick Schooler, his job is all about balancing projects that are required by regulation with all of the various other initiatives underway at the 1,780-bed health network.

ONC announces six winners of Market R&D Pilot Challenge

The six winners of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's  inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge  are promising start ups that will be paired with healthcare stake holders to promote new health IT tools, according to an ONC announcement.

Health tech, data will lead to 'Internet of Me'

Health research, data and computing power will lead to the "Internet of Me," according to Adriana Karaboutis, executive vice president of technology at Biogen. All of this will lead to more effective treatments that are personalized for each patient.

Indian Health tackles diabetes through telemedicine services

A healthcare provider in Southern California is turning to telemedicine to help address rising rates of diabetes in American Indian tribes.

CMS' Jason McNamara: Keep challenging data

Analyzing the massive amounts of data flowing through the Medicaid program is one of the main focuses of his job, Jason McNamara, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services senior technical director of Medicaid health IT, tells  Healthcare Informatics  in an interview.

ISACs key to defending against healthcare cyberattacks

Cyberattacks on healthcare entities are not a matter of if but when, and industry collaboration is one of the keys to lessening the impact of such attacks.

Why a Massachusetts hospital promotes 'Email Free Fridays'

While many workplaces embrace the dressed-down tradition of "casual Friday," Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, an affiliate of the Boston medical center, decided to give its employees a break from a different occupational annoyance--email overload.

Brigham and Women's, Rock Health team up on digital innovation

Brigham and Women's Hospital is teaming up with investment fund company Rock Health to bring digital health innovations to the hospital.

Refresh planned for to improve usability,  the site designed to be a one-stop resource for health information and health datasets from the U.S. government, will be getting a refresh.

Carolinas HealthCare reaps benefits of ICU command center

Carolinas HealthCare System is seeing benefits for patients and physicians through its off-site intensive care unit command center.