HIMSS Healthcare IT News

Healthcare IT News has gone global: Here’s what you need to know

Welcome to the global edition of Healthcare IT News! As most readers already know, Healthcare IT News recently launched as a global brand, which means you will get the same coverage and more. With this exciting change brings a new era for Healthcare IT News and its sister site, MobiHealthNews, both of which are complimentary […]

Google hires Geisinger CEO to chart healthcare strategy

Google hires Geisinger CEO to chart healthcare strategy

Google has tapped Dr. David Feinberg, who has served as chief executive of Danville, Pennsylvania-based Geisinger since 2015, to help it develop and expand its healthcare strategy. WHY IT MATTERSFeinberg will be tasked with organizing and innovating Google’s various healthcare initiatives, some of which overlap, according to CNBC, which first reported the hire. The many […]

Illustration of interconnected software cloud.

Healthcare in the multi-cloud: Moving from laggard to leader

As cloud adoption in the healthcare industry becomes increasingly mainstream, organizations need to go beyond simple cost-cutting considerations and develop enterprise-wide strategies for optimizing their multi-cloud investments. Cloud may be the ideal solution to address the need for flexibility and agility in a connected health ecosystem, but a proliferation of siloed cloud-based services and tools […]

Representatives speak with customers at a UnitedHealthcare location in Queens, New York.

Health-care stocks rally as Democrats take control of the US House

Health insurer stocks rallied Wednesday after Democrats took control of the U.S. House in Tuesday’s elections, buffering further attempts by the GOP to repeal or further weaken Obamacare. The approval of Medicaid expansion referendum votesin Idaho, Nebraska and Utah were also seen a positive for insurers. The expansion would mean potentially thousands of poor Americans […]

HIMSS AsiaPac 18 - Leadership Voices: Healthcare Anytime, Anywhere

HIMSS AsiaPac 18 – Leadership Voices: Healthcare Anytime, Anywhere

The HIMSS AsiaPac 18 Conference in Brisbane officially started today with an opening plenary, Leadership Voices: Healthcare Anytime, Anywhere featuring five healthcare leaders and experts with experience from different parts of the globe. Dr Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS, the moderator of the panel started with an opening question to the panelists – what are […]