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Erin McCann | September 3, 2015 | 10:56 AM | Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
To date, nearly 143.8 million people have had their protected health information compromised in a HIPAA breach. Here's a list of the 10 biggest in the U.S. More
Jack McCarthy | September 3, 2015 | 10:51 AM | Quality and Safety
The money will fund projects that focus on improving care in vulnerable populations. More
SARASOTA, FL | Bernie Monegain | September 3, 2015 | 10:46 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Population Health
Voalte, a provider of healthcare communication technology, has a $17 million cash infusion from three big investment firms. More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | September 3, 2015 | 09:56 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records
Epic, Cerner and athenahealth were the only EHR vendors to post a gain in market in 2014. Moreover, competitors Epic and athenahealth alone held fast to their market share in 2014. More
Jack McCarthy | September 3, 2015 | 09:14 AM | Privacy & Security, Cloud Computing
A job listing for a small but growing team to create a large distributed security services has Microsoft watchers speculating about the company's intentions. More
Mike Miliard | September 3, 2015 | 08:28 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Wednesday that two pieces of EHR software have had their certifications revoked, meaning providers can no longer use them to attest to meaningful use. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | September 2, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Quality and Safety
National Quality Forum CEO Christine Cassel outlines a "path forward" for healthcare quality measurement in a commentary published Sept. 1 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. More
Erin McCann | September 2, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
Healthcare security folks, listen up: Failing to encrypt portable devices and laptops containing patient data could result in a serious HIPAA fine, as one Indiana-based health group can now attest. More
Mike Miliard | September 2, 2015 | 10:36 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
The landmark Department of Defense contract awarded to Cerner and Leidos will have a big effect on how private-sector health systems gauge the value of electronic health record systems, a new report from IDC suggests. More
SAN FRANCISCO | Bernie Monegain | September 2, 2015 | 10:19 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
The FDA has cleared a digital stethoscope designed by medical devices startup Eko Devices. Company founders call it "a next-generation" stethoscope -- the only one on the market to wirelessly stream heart sounds to a HIPAA-compliant smartphone app. More
Tom Sullivan | September 2, 2015 | 08:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Cloud Computing, Patient Engagement
With an eye on patient relationship management and 'precision healthcare' the cloud-based CRM stalwart released a set of services to offer a comprehensive view of health data. More
Mike Miliard | September 1, 2015 | 01:34 PM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Mobile
As hospitals and health systems continue to build their defenses against dangerous new data threats, certain technologies are making bigger, faster impacts than others on their security preparedness. More