January 11, 2018
At long last, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has named a new chief privacy officer. The post has been vacant since Deven McGraw left the acting chief privacy officer post in October, and some in the industry speculated the Trump administration would not fill the post at all.
Instead, Kathryn Marchesini, the agency’s Senior Advisor and Deputy Director for Privacy, is being...
August 17, 2016
IBM Watson Health announced that its Watson for Oncology program, trained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, will be rolled out to 21 hospitals throughout China. The initial 21-hospital introduction is the beginning of a multi-year partnership through which IBM's Chinese partner Hangzhou CognitiveCare will introduce Watson for Oncology to hospitals across China. More.
CareMore Health System ...
April 11, 2016
Anthem's CareMore Health System announced that its president, Leeba Lessin, will retire this week after working at CareMore since 2006. CareMore Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer Sachin Jain will take over as the new CEO.
“With Dr. Jain in place, I know we have leadership and energy to lead us into the next era,” Lessin said in a statement. “Given CareMore’s focus on clinical...