SC HIMSS recognized as Chapter of the Year

The Chapter of the Year Award recognizes chapters who have had a strong impact on their geographical region in a meaningful way through the works of the chapter to produce health information and technology-centered events, education,…

CISA, FBI release updated guide on stopping ransomware attacks

An updated guide to help hospitals and healthcare facilities prevent ransomware attacks and subsequent data extortion tactics was rolled out May 24 by a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and FBI task force. 


ChatGPT meets its match in GI exam

After passing various U.S. medical exams, ChatGPT met its match in the American College of Gastroenterology Self-Assessment Test, researchers found.


Epic in the last 30 days

From adding 23 hospitals and health systems to the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement to working with Microsoft to train its Azure OpenAI to draft clinicians' messages to patients, here are five updates on Epic's operations, software products and partnerships reported by Becker's Hospital Review in May:


VA secretary: Cerner EHR troubles won't mean staff, funding cuts at Washington hospital

Denis McDonough, the secretary of veterans affairs, said he will further investigate claims that Spokane, Wash.-based Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center would have to cut staff due to a projected $35 million budget deficit caused largely by its Cerner EHR system, The Spokesman-Review reported May 24. 


Ransomware gang claims it hit Illinois hospital

The Royal ransomware group has claimed responsibility for a cybersecurity incident affecting Morris (Ill.) Hospital & Healthcare Centers, DataBreaches.net reported May 25.

What are the Benefits of Care Providers Purchasing a Digital Social Care Record (DSCR) System?

The government is encouraging care providers across the UK to adopt a Digital Social Care Record (DSCR) system by 2024 – with the NHS Transformation...

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Collaborate, Co-fund, Re-use – The Future of Health Tech

Commitments for the adoption of open-source technology are available in many articles of government and NHS policy. But how can we spread the word on...

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Too many physicians still make decisions without data, Mayo, Stanford leaders say

Closing the "evidence gap" to allow providers to deliver more informed care will require better coordination between physicians and data scientists with access to years of patient records, data leaders from Palo Alto, Calif.-based Stanford Health Care and Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic wrote May 17 in Harvard Business Review.


Top 6 disruptor brands

Six healthcare disruptors scored higher than the top-ranked health system brand in this year's Humanizing Brand Experience report from marketing agency Monigle.


Texas health system PHI compromised following phishing attack

Edinburg-based South Texas Health System is notifying patients that some of their protected health information may have been compromised when an unauthorized party accessed a business associate's email account using a phishing tactic.