Health IT

Hospitals of the future will operate very differently than today thanks to the boom in AI, according to the American Hospital Association.

Amid widespread concerns about hacking threats and privacy, HHS and industry leaders released voluntary cybersecurity practices to help protect healthcare organizations from threats and keep patient information safe.

Minnesota-based multinational conglomerate 3M has acquired speech recognition software developer M*Modal for $1 billion, according to a report by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. M*Modal provides healthcare technology and conversational AI-powered systems for transcribing doctors’ verbal notes.

Cleveland is yet again blazing new ground in healthcare. This time, myriad health systems are actively collaborating to share images. A first for the U.S., we believe. University Hospitals Health System (UH) is leading the charge that now includes more than two dozen hospitals, providers sites and health systems and counting. Here’s how they did it.

When Josh Gluck joined Pure Storage this past April, he arrived well-acquainted with the most pressing data-management issues affecting healthcare IT leaders today. 

GE Healthcare has announced it will sell its revenue cycle, ambulatory care and workforce management software units to private equity firm Veritas Capital for $1.05 billion, following earlier plans for General Electric to sell assets and rumors the entire company could be broken up.

AHIMA’s 87th convention and exhibit, “HIM without Walls” will be held September 26-30, 2015 in New Orleans. General sessions are designed to provide innovative approaches to healthcare delivery, industry insights and updates, motivation and inspiration, learn more.

Epic Systems CEO Judith Faulkner has made Forbes' list of the world's billionaires at 663 on the list, with a net worth of $2.8 billion.Faulkner founded Epic in 1979 and recently made plans to ensure that the company stays private well into the future. More than half the U.S. population has its medical information stored in Epic software.