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    • Magic Johnson at HIMSS18: Stay focused on what’s really important

      Magic Johnson at HIMSS18: Stay focused on what’s really important0

      LAS VEGAS — In a boisterous and often uproariously funny closing keynote at HIMSS18, NBA legend and business magnate Earvin “Magic” Johnson also offered some inspirational lessons about health, ambition, work ethic and community building. Johnson eschewed the stage to stand at ground level – at six feet, nine inches, he was still easy to

    • Cybersecurity must be a hands-on boardroom concern, expert says

      Cybersecurity must be a hands-on boardroom concern, expert says0

      LAS VEGAS — Despite signs that risk management in the healthcare space is maturing, dangerous cybersecurity gaps still loom and provider confidence in their own ability to stop an attack is flat, according to the third annual HIMSS Analytics and Symantec IT Security and Risk Management report, unveiled at the HIMSS18 global conference this week.

    • Google, Oracle and others make precision medicine moves at HIMSS18

      Google, Oracle and others make precision medicine moves at HIMSS180

      Precision medicine is a hot topic at HIMSS18, and late in the week, multiple companies were making news in this field that many experts say is key to advancing the future of healthcare. The majority of healthcare and life sciences organizations are active with precision medicine initiatives – 62 percent participate in research activities to

    • Medsphere signs on with Amazon Web Services, moves CareVue EHR to the cloud

      Medsphere signs on with Amazon Web Services, moves CareVue EHR to the cloud0

      LAS VEGAS – Medsphere Systems is moving its CareVue electronic health record to Amazon Web Services’ cloud infrastructure, the company announced at HIMSS18 on Wednesday. The open-source, subscription-based CareVue EHR, whose OpenVista technology derives from the VA’s pioneering VistA system, now offers small, rural and community hospitals a platform-as-a-service option to manage their data, bolstered