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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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Organizations want new CIOs to return to the office

More companies are requiring new CIOs and chief technology officers to work in the office, leading to a slowdown in hiring for tech leaders, The Wall Street Journal reported Oct. 5.

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Top 50 emerging health IT vendors, per Black Book Research

Black Book Research named its top 50 emerging health IT companies for 2023.

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IT talent shortage eating at UTMC's budget

The University of Toledo (Ohio) Medical Center said university officials are paying more than $83.1 million to purchase outside services, including paying third-party vendors to provide staff for its laboratory and tech positions, Toledo Blade reported Sept. 27.  

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'Cloud sprawl is real': Where to cut tech spending

Despite financial challenges in the last year, health systems are still prioritizing spending on new technology to operate more efficiently, reduce burnout, and deliver better patient care. But that doesn't mean the pressure is off IT leaders to cut spending.

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Why WellSpan won't be creating a generative AI strategy

York, Pa.-based WellSpan Health is applying generative artificial intelligence to its burnout reduction strategy, as well as its consumer engagement strategy, but says it doesn't see the need for a specific generative AI strategy. 

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Patients want consumer-friendly healthcare: How technology is making it happen

Patients want hospitals and health systems to provide seamless and personalized experiences so that they can feel a sense of simplicity and interconnectedness to their care. This is why CIOs are leaning into new technology, data and virtual assistants to achieve this goal. 

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88% of health system leaders plan to up tech spending in '23

Even though hospitals and health systems are facing financial headwinds, 88 percent of health system leaders say they will increase third-party tech spending in 2023 and 2024.

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3 health systems cutting IT jobs

A number of hospitals and health systems are trimming their workforces, or outsourcing IT jobs, due to financial and operational challenges. 

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Computer network architect salary by state

Computer network architects in Massachusetts have the highest average annual salary at $161,590, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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How UCHealth creates the 'perfect match' between AI, humans

Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth's virtual health center trains artificial intelligence to look for patterns in data that alerts a bedside provider of any impending signs of sepsis.