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By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm April 21, 2017
While the bulk of respondents to our poll picked the reigning EHR favorite, many think a different course would be the agency’s best option.
Locky ransomware cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 03:16 pm April 21, 2017
Locky re-emerged on Friday with a new delivery method, presenting more potential cybersecurity troubles for healthcare orgs.
EMRAM criteria for 2018
By Tom Sullivan 03:08 pm April 21, 2017
Global vice president John Daniels said the new requirements for its Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model are truly aspirational and provide a glimpse at the future with non-scored options as well.
HIPAA settlement Center for Children’s Digestive Health
By Mike Miliard 02:09 pm April 21, 2017
Center for Children’s Digestive Health shared protected health info with FileFax, but didn't have a BAA in place.
health IT research funding AHRQ
By Mike Miliard 02:05 pm April 21, 2017
New grants seek to explore patient-reported data, tech-enabled quality improvement.  
By Bernie Monegain 01:31 pm April 21, 2017
Hospitals, doctors’ practices, government, insurers, and healthcare IT companies could all be affected, Kalorama says.
Healthgrades debuts chat platform to link patients, doctors between visits

The CareChats app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:50 am April 21, 2017
CareChats enables conversations with patients about their condition management, provides encouragement and education, and sets health goals.
By Jessica Davis 11:32 am April 21, 2017
Telemedicine may expand a patient’s access to care, but some providers are seeing more than they want to.
Clinical Sensors lands $1.5 million in NIH grants for sepsis work

Clinical Sensors CEO Philippe Chemla.

By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am April 21, 2017
Startup is developing device to measure nitric oxide level in seconds.
VA should choose anyone but Cerner to ignite EHR interoperability
By Jessica Davis 09:15 am April 21, 2017
Going with a different electronic health record vendor to replace VistA might force the industry to take interoperability issues more seriously, Chilmark founder says.

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