More Good Lists and Happy Anniversary Modern Healthcare!

ModernHC-anniversaryWho doesn’t like a good list? Whether you are on it, know someone on it, or aspire to be on it, you always want to read the list. Here are some interesting lists I think deserve sharing.

The Top Healthcare Milestones of the Past 40 Years
In celebration of Modern Healthcare’s (@modrnhealthcr) 40th anniversary, readers were asked to choose the top healthcare milestones since the magazine’s founding in 1976. Over 700 respondents to the survey selected their top five picks from each of three categories: healthcare delivery, politics and policy, and science and technology. Check out the complete list of the 40 most significant developments of the past 40 years. Happy Anniversary Modern Healthcare!
[tweetthis]Happy 40th @modrnhealthcr! Check out the magazine’s top 40 #healthcare milestones[/tweetthis]

2016’s Best & Worst States for Nurses
In honor of Nurses Week, the personal-finance website WalletHub (@wallethub) conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Nurses. The nursing industry is expected to grow faster than any other occupation through 2024. In order to help newly minted nurses find the best markets for their profession, WalletHub’s analysts compared the attractiveness of the 50 states and the District of Columbia to nurses. Check it out.

Women’s Choice Award® Announces the 2016 America’s Best Stroke Centers
In honor of Stroke Awareness Month – According to the National Stroke Association (@natlstrokeassoc), stroke is the third leading cause of death for women (in comparison, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for men). Each year 55,000 more women have a stroke than men. The Women’s Choice Award®, is a trusted referral source for the best in healthcare and has announced its 2016 America’s Best Stroke Centers. This evidence-based designation is the only stroke centers award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence.

The Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT – Thought Leaders
The financial importance of gender diversity in the executive ranks and on corporate boards is becoming more apparent in the public consciousness every year, but the percentage of women who hold leadership positions in healthcare IT remains stubbornly low. Health Data Management (@HDMmagazine) is honoring 75 of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT. The awards are broken into three categories: thought leaders, provider/payer executives and CIOs/IT leaders. Here is their list of thought leaders.
[tweetthis]@HDMagazine honors most powerful female thought leaders in #healthcareIT[/tweetthis]

10 Tough Security Questions Every CIO Must Be Able to Answer
According to Logicalis US (@LogicalisUS), an international IT solutions and managed services provider, the most important thing CIOs need to know about IT security is that securing digital assets is fundamentally about managing risk. Cybercrime happens in plain sight, avoids detection and causes damage quickly. Logicalis believes your organization can be prepared to overcome an eventual attack by answering 10 important questions.

Insights from 23 Former CMS Leaders
A new resource from the National Academy of Social Insurance (@socialinsurance) called Insights from the Top: An Oral History of Medicare and Medicaid, provides a glimpse into the workings of Washington. The project was designed to uncover the rich history of the programs through the eyes of its leaders and adds 23 new interviews to the exisiting CMS collection. These interviews, conducted by Edward Berkowitz, professor of history at George Washington University, give a first-person perspective into the transformation of the American health care system.

2016 InformationWeek Elite 100
The 28th annual ranking from Information Week (@InformationWeek) recognizes 100 organizations that have distinguished themselves through the innovative application of business technology. Check out the list, 18 hail from Healthcare and Medical. You are sure to recognize all of these organizations.