Compliance & Legal

Bill would jail execs who conceal data breaches
By Jessica Davis 02:19 pm December 01, 2017
The bill will require orgs to report breaches within 30-days of discovery and is intended to standardize breach notification laws.
Indiana fraud suit for EHR kickbacks

Georgia-based CIOX Health handled records for many of the hospitals named in a lawsuit for allegedly overbilling patients for their own medical records.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:44 pm November 27, 2017
Local report says lawsuit alleges the hospitals made false claims in order to snag federal grant money for electronic health record systems.
Outcome Health lawsuit

Photo via Outcome Health on Facebook

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:45 pm November 20, 2017
American Medical Association, the American Epilepsy Society and CancerCare have all officially severed ties with the startup amid fraud allegations.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Jessica Davis 10:56 am November 17, 2017
The class action lawsuit filed Thursday by the estate of a cancer patient, claimed he was unable to determine when cancer symptoms began due to the EHR vendor’s faulty software.
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.
House investigating HHS

Energy and Commerce Committee chambers. Credit: Facebook

By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm November 15, 2017
HHS is accused of retaliating against two of its cybersecurity leaders for speaking with the committee.
Hospital sues Leapfrog over safety grade
By Jessica Davis 09:25 am November 15, 2017
Saint Anthony Hospital alleges Leapfrog used inaccurate information about CPOE data when it lowered the hospital's patient safety grade in a report.

Photo via Outcome Health on Facebook

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:57 pm November 10, 2017
Advocate Health, Edward-Elmhurst both said they had plans to expand their use of Outcome’s screens, but have put them on hold.
Patrick Soon-Shiong
By Jessica Davis 12:30 pm November 06, 2017
An investigation by Politico revealed more than 100 of the reported 1,286 genetic tests sold in 2016 by NantHealth were purchased by three doctors who are on the payroll of one of Soon-Shiong’s companies.
Epic sued
By Bernie Monegain 03:50 pm November 03, 2017
The EHR giant called the allegations “fundamental misunderstanding of how claims software works.”

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