Is the CIO the new chief innovation officer?; Behavioral health center uses remote patient monitoring;

> Volunteer Behavioral Health Care Systems in Chattanooga, Tenn. is using remote monitoring technology to care for its mental illness and addiction patients who are in outpatient care, MedCity News reports. The system, developed by Scotte Hudsmith, a Nashville-based physician, who wanted to monitor his aging father, allows patients to test their vital signs remotely, as well as keep track of their medications. Article

> Cris Ewell, chief information security officer for Seattle Children's Hospital, Research & Foundation, talked about how his organization manages data breaches in a recent webinar, according to an article in Becker's Hospital Review. He pinpointed strong governance and teamwork as two major factors in surviving such incidents. Article

> A survey conducted by healthsystemCIO.com this month found that chief innovation officers are few and far between for hospital systems. Thirty-four percent of respondents that indicated that their hospital did not have a chief innovation officer said they believed that being innovative was part of the role for chief information officers. Article

And Finally… No soup for you? Not quite. Article

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