By Jessica Davis 04:33 pm March 22, 2018
Several employee emails were breached for three days in January, exposing a wide range of patient data from Medicaid details to Social Security numbers for some patients.
Missouri ZIP code-level data for pop health efforts

The University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:16 pm March 22, 2018
The state hospital association and other groups join to create a dataset that can collect social determinant information.
House passes spending bill
By Susan Morse 01:15 pm March 22, 2018
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will keep its $60 million operating budget, which some experts see as a boon to interoperability, and HHS gets a $10 billion boost.
HHS HCCIC cybersecurity initiative

Leo Scanlon at a hearing examining the role of HHS in healthcare cybersecurity, on June 8, 2017. Credit: Energy & Commerce Committee

By Jessica Davis 12:38 pm March 22, 2018
After being abruptly placed on admin leave, Leo Scanlon opens up about his 150-day leave, “dirty politics,” and what it means for the future of the HCCIC cybersecurity initiative.
Mayo Clinic partners with Mytonomy
By Bernie Monegain 11:31 am March 22, 2018
The collaboration aims to help patients understand information about their condition and engage them in shared decision making.
How Canopy Health reduced mobile app development costs by 70%

Highland Hospital in Oakland, California, is among the Canopy Health providers. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:35 am March 22, 2018
After switching to a cloud-based Mobile Backend-as-a-Service platform and agile development tactics, the ACN can now launch an app for $148,800 – compared to $496,000 using the Waterfall methodology.
Wyoming HIE
By Mike Miliard 03:34 pm March 21, 2018
Providers across the state will have access to a single comprehensive continuity of care document via the Wyoming Frontier Information Exchange, which aims to connect with providers in Colorado and South Dakota.
Twitter Chat
By Michael Gaspar 02:17 pm March 21, 2018
To help understand the challenges of precision medicine, we're calling on our community to share their ideas and lessons learned during the #PrecisionHIT Twitter Chat on April 19.
medication adherence technology

Lynn Community Health Center in Lynn, Massachusetts. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 01:15 pm March 21, 2018
Partners HealthCare, Triad Healthcare undertake separate initiatives focused on reducing costs with by delivering notifications to clinicians about patients not complying with treatment regimens.
OCR investigating Banner Health

Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:34 pm March 21, 2018
The Arizona health system is cooperating with the investigation but expects to receive negative findings and a potential fine.

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