Archive for June, 2018

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to hire CEO based in Boston, MA

Icon Written by Alex on June 21, 2018 – 8:44 am

Dr. Gawande will start in the CEO effective July 9. The new company will be headquartered in Boston and will operate as an independent entity that is free from profit-making incentives and constraints, the three organizations announced today. As Healthcare Informatics noted in a news report published on January 30, “With an ambitious-sounding, if vaguely worded, […]

CEO of athenahealth is stepping down

Icon Written by Alex on June 8, 2018 – 7:39 pm

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush has stepped down from the helm of the electronic health record system vendor effective immediately, the company said Wednesday. The move comes after several allegations came to light in recent weeks, including “numerous physical altercations” with his now ex-wife, a sexual harassment settlement and inappropriate behavior at an industry event. Athenahealth said […]

Cybersecurity: Nightmare scenarios and guiding principles

Icon Written by Alex on June 4, 2018 – 2:26 pm

From legacy infrastructure to potential medical device hacks, some of the industry’s leading voices opened up about how the industry can begin to combat the inevitable breach. By now, the healthcare sector is fully aware of the looming target placed on its back by hackers. The issue is that legacy infrastructure, staffing shortages and insider […]