Author: WTN News

The Disruptive Healthcare Conference, held Tuesday in Madison, featured a keynote session titled, “Interoperability - Can’t we all get along ?” WTN News, invited senior executives from leading rival electronic medial records software vendors Epic and Cerner to publicly set the record and dispel disinformation...

Rumors of feuds between Epic and other electronic health care records vendors like Cerner are greatly exaggerated, according to company insiders. Those supposed feuds have been made famous by several high-profile media reports, including an article last month in Mother Jones, a liberal-leaning newsmagazine....

Nov. 11--Some Congress members and national media outlets say Epic Systems Corp. is blocking the sharing of electronic medical records, but that's not true, an Epic executive said Tuesday at a forum that included a leader from a chief Epic competitor. Bob Robke, vice president of...

Epic Systems and Cerner say too much has been made of a supposed rift between the two electronic health record vendors, especially when it comes to the exchange of patient information. Some of that controversy surrounds CommonWell Health Alliance, a collection of EHR vendors that includes...

Sheldon Cuffie, vice president of information risk at Northwestern Mutual, knew cybersecurity was moving up in the world when a board member invited him to lunch. “Two years ago the chief information security officer (CISO) didn’t attend board meetings, didn’t talk to our leadership team,” he...

What happens if someone attacks the American power system and turns off the electricity for a city, or a region? What would it be like without power? At the Fusion Executive Summit on Cybersecurity this week, the Wisconsin Adjutant General, the state CIO, and the...

“If I buy a toaster and my wife says, ‘It’s lousy; throw it out,’ to preserve domestic tranquility I throw out the toaster and buy a new one,” says Ross Koppel, a scholar in the Sociology Department & School of Medicine at the University of...

Drone maker Parrot's new flying gizmo, the Bebop 2 Quadricopter drone, will make its landing next month, just in time for holiday shoppers. According to the company, it’s a smaller, lighter, and easier-to-use model than the previous Bebop drone—which should please consumers interested in tossing...

Silicon Valley efforts in the biology and health domains have recently seen increased public interest because of the questions around the legitimacy of Theranos’ technology and medical claims and the recent FDA approvals for a number of 23andMe’s genetic screens. These data points are just two...

Square has officially gone public, and now the payments-processing company needs to put its money where its mouth is. With its market debut, chief executive Jack Dorsey had a lot to celebrate Thursday. His mother Marcia rang the bell for the market’s open — even though...