Intermountain Healthcare doubles down on precision medicine with launch of startup

24. October 2016 Health 0
Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare has launched Navican Genomics, a research and testing startup to speed progress in precision medicine. The new company’s mission is to help physicians at Intermountain and around the world identify personalized options to treat and prevent cancer by combining targeted therapies with rapid improvements in technology and research. The idea is ...

Regenstrief Institute selects Ohio State’s Peter Embi for CEO post

24. October 2016 Health 0
Peter Embi, MD, an internationally recognized expert in biomedical informatics, will leave his post as interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate dean for research informatics at Ohio State University’s College of Medicine, to join Regenstrief Institute as CEO. Powered by WPeMatico

IBM’s superstar CEO Ginni Rometty’s short history lesson on women in health IT

21. October 2016 Health 0
As she kicked off the Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing on October 19 in Houston, IBM Chairwoman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty started with a short history lesson on women pioneers in technology. The three-day event Rometty keynoted is billed as the largest gathering of women technologists in the world. ...

HHS awards $2.3 billion in grants to help Americans access HIV/AIDS care and medications

21. October 2016 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced nearly $2.3 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants awarded to cities, states, and local community-based organizations in fiscal year (FY) 2016. This funding supports a coordinated and comprehensive system of care that provides lifesaving HIV health care, support services, and essential medications to ...