HIMSS announces launch of digital platform Accelerate

HIMSS, parent company of Healthcare IT News, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new purpose-built digital platform – aimed at connecting health industry professionals with each other and with thought leaders, professional development tools, networking opportunities and curated content. The platform, Accelerate, is intended to support HIMSS members, partners…

Two major telehealth orgs team up to expand virtual care training

The American Telemedicine Association and the American Board of Telehealth announced Tuesday that they were partnering to expand access to training and education for virtual care.   The partnership comes on the heels of the ABT’s recently launched CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate, which consists of seven telemedicine-focused training models….

Trump fires CISA Director Christopher Krebs by tweet

President Donald Trump this week fired Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher Krebs via Twitter, following CISA’s assurances that the presidential election was “the most secure in American history.”   The firing comes on the heels of a joint warning this past month from CISA, the U.S. Department of…