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Building a Better Cyberdefense: A smarter anti-hacker defense

Building a Better Cyberdefense: A smarter anti-hacker defense

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 21, 2017

If deployed correctly, cybersecurity platforms that employ advanced technologies like artificial intelligence could help healthcare cybersecurity leaders, who are overwhelmed by cybersecurity threats but unable to hire enough staffers to adequately respond.

Excellence in Nursing Awards

Excellence in Nursing Awards

January 13, 2017

In our second annual program celebrating the contributions of the nation's nurses, we add awards honoring achievements in advancing diversity and the work of nurse teams, and we name six rising stars in the profession.

What insurance market fixes can the GOP cram into an ACA repeal bill?

What insurance market fixes can the GOP cram into an ACA repeal bill?

By Harris Meyer  |  January 13, 2017

Republicans risk crashing the individual insurance markets if they repeal the Affordable Care Act without immediately replacing it. That's the prevailing fear among policy experts, but it's not what some prominent insurance industry leaders are saying.

Moving dental health into primary care

Moving dental health into primary care

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  January 07, 2017

A person's oral health—the state of his or her gums and teeth—has a major impact on health, medical costs and quality of life. Serious gum disease is associated with diabetes, heart disease and other medical conditions.

Venture capital's bold move into population health

Venture capital's bold move into population health

By Dave Barkholz  |  January 07, 2017

Population health management is now one of the top six fields in healthcare attracting new money from venture capital firms, thanks in large part to the aging of the baby boomer population.

Provider first impressions matter most for millennials

Provider first impressions matter most for millennials

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 07, 2017

Providers are closely watching the millennial generation, which unlike previous younger generations have the option of visiting urgent-care clinics, which have sprung up across the country and are located in many pharmacies.

Obamacare Lite looms as alternative for GOP

Obamacare Lite looms as alternative for GOP

By Harris Meyer  |  January 07, 2017

GOP leaders may decide an ACA deal with Dems would save them a lot of trouble, but they'll have a hard time convincing their right wing.

Doctors are starting to let patients read their notes

Doctors are starting to let patients read their notes

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 31, 2016

Health systems that are sharing their notes view the practice as another step toward achieving full transparency in healthcare, one that builds on opening up access to lab results and X-ray images and helps patients get more involved in their own medical care.

The 2016 Year in Review: Winners and losers

The 2016 Year in Review: Winners and losers

December 17, 2016

Turbulent times always produce winners and losers, and the 2016 elections, MACRA, the 21st Century Cures Act and the general pace of change in the healthcare industry created plenty. Here are just a few.

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