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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,…
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'Healthcare' not 'IT': How CIOs attract talent

Health system CIOs told Becker's they emphasize the culture and mission of their organizations — while accentuating diversity and work-life balance — to attract IT talent.

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Health system execs testify before House on AI use

On Nov. 29, leaders from Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine and UC San Diego Health testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health about how their organizations are using AI and what Congress should consider as the technology evolves, the American Hospital Association reported Nov. 29. 

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Hackensack Meridian CEO bullish on AI's ability to change healthcare

Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridan CEO Robert Garrett said that artificial intelligence is the "most profound technology in the world today," CNBC reported Nov. 30.

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Northwell blames increased operating expenses on 3 IT issues

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health pointed to IT investments in its EHR, digital health services, and telehealth as part of the reason its operating expenses grew 9% in the nine-month period ending Sept. 30. 

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How many hospital CIOs still own innovation, data analytics, cybersecurity

The role of health system CIO is becoming increasingly complex and IT chiefs are having to learn to share duties with new tech-focused C-suite leaders, according to a new report from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and KLAS Research.

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Clinical AI tools require the right 'diet'

The widely embraced web application ChatGPT operates using two language models, and its widespread adoption prompts consideration not of whether it will impact our lives but rather how, Nigam Shah, MD, PhD, chief data scientist at Stanford Health Care, told JAMA Nov. 15. 

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How healthcare is tackling clinician burnout

In an online survey conducted by HealthDay-Harris Poll, almost 63% of physicians and nurses across the nation reported experiencing a moderate or significant level of burnout in their workplace. To combat this, healthcare organizations have been making systemic changes to reduce administrative burdens on their providers with the help of technology.

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How health systems are redesigning healthcare jobs

As healthcare continues to grapple with workforce challenges, organizations must look at how they can harness the power of technology and innovative processes to alleviate the strains on their workers, Murielle Beene, DNP, RN, senior vice president and chief health informatics officer of Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health told Becker's

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Hospital associations sue HHS over pixel tracking ban

The American Hospital Association, the Texas Hospital Association and two health systems filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over new guidance that prohibits hospitals and other healthcare providers from using tracking tools to monitor visitors on their websites.

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Behind Ochsner LSU Health's multimillion-dollar tech upgrades

Since Ochsner Health, based in New Orleans, and LSU Health Shreveport partnered to create Shreveport, La.-based Ochsner LSU Health, the health system has been able to increase access to care and invest in a multimillion-dollar EHR project, Bossier Press reported Oct. 4.