Pharmacy

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By Charles Ornstein 08:10 am December 31, 2015
After spending the past year reporting on loopholes and lax enforcement of the federal patient-privacy law known as HIPAA, ProPublica reporter Charles Ornstein has come to realize that it's not just celebrity patients who are at risk. We all are.
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By Charles Ornstein 09:44 am December 30, 2015
Regulators have logged dozens, even hundreds, of complaints against some health providers for violating federal patient privacy law. Warnings are doled out privately, but sanctions are imposed only rarely. Companies say they take privacy seriously.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
By Bernie Monegain 09:38 am December 21, 2015
The Verona, Wisconsin-based EHR giant will provide Vanderbilt University Medical Center with clinical, administrative and billing software and also MyChart, Epic's patient portal.
BlueStar
By Bernie Monegain 09:47 am December 18, 2015
WellDoc, whose BlueStar technology is focused on adults with Type 2 diabetes, has drawn $22 million in a Series B round of funding from Samsung Ventures and existing investor Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. The company will use the money to continue commercialization and accelerate adoption of BlueStar.
Martin Shkreli
By Henry Powderly 09:49 am December 17, 2015
Martin Shkreli, the infamous pharma CEO who drew widespread scorn for hiking the price of AIDS drug Daraprim from $13.50 a pill to $750, was arrested by federal agents Thursday morning on charges of securities fraud.
Cerner
By Skip Snow 08:34 am December 14, 2015
Healthcare IT News caught up with Burke recently to talk about the past year's major deals, including its Department of Defense score and the company's overall strategy.
network
By Mike Miliard 11:27 am November 23, 2015
Greenway Health announced that it's embedding CommonWell functionality into its Prime Suite platform, enabling customers to more easily exchange clinical data with other participants in the CommonWell Health Alliance.
Discussion
By Bernie Monegain 08:46 am November 18, 2015
CMS called for comments on Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, and it's raking them in. There are more than 170 comments on the CMS website so far -- most sounding off, expressing frustration.
Walgreens
By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm November 10, 2015
The largest U.S. drugstore chain and telehealth provider MDLive are expanding their virtual care collaboration to 20 more states, bringing the total to 25. Walgreens also just unveiled a new app that rewards daily wellness measurements.
Walgreens
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am November 05, 2015
Walgreens is poised to roll out Epic EHRs in its more than 400 healthcare clinics across the country. The Epic platform will replace Walgreens' own proprietary EHR.

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