CMS Innovation Center CMMI
By Susan Morse 07:14 am December 09, 2016
CMMI said one model will test a four-step process to integrate shared decision-making into clinical practice while the other focuses on shared decision-making outside the doctor’s office. 
Partners CISO 5 keys breach response

Partners HealthCare CISO Jigar Kadakia speaking at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum. 

By Mike Miliard 01:06 pm December 08, 2016
Over the course of just a few months, Massachusetts-based Partners HealthCare experienced four separate data breaches across its affiliate hospitals. That gave the health system some valuable real-world experience in breach response, said CISO Jigar Kadakia.  
Oscar CEO

Oscar CEO and co-founder Mario Schlosser said the deal will enable it to enhance the care experience for its customers.

By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am December 08, 2016
The joint facility will offer primary care, mental health and wellness services to Oscar’s members.
predictive analytics population health
By Jack McCarthy 10:23 am December 08, 2016
The new platform enables self-insured enables users to predict health events, hospital admissions, length of stay and other incidents. 
network hackers
By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm December 07, 2016
Hackers are getting in at the user level, but by using software-defined networking, organizations can reduce the amount of exposed information.
MIT Hacking Medicine

Attendees at the Privacy & Security Forum. 

By Tom Sullivan 01:34 pm December 07, 2016
Focus on the patient experience. Embrace existing business models. Chase the Triple Aim. But avoid hospitals for pilot projects.
OCR HIPAA audits on-site

Senior advisor Linda Sanches said that OCR is using the audits to find risks and vulnerabilities that might not otherwise know about. 

By Tom Sullivan 11:52 am December 07, 2016
HHS Office for Civil Rights said the chances of getting audited are slim, but officials offered advice about what they're looking for when they do conduct an assessment.

Henry Ford Health System will build a new cancer center with programs focused pancreatic cancer, brain cancer and precision medicine.

By Bernie Monegain 11:24 am December 07, 2016
Largest individual gift in health system’s history honors life and legacy of donor’s wife.
mHealth apps
By Jack McCarthy 10:36 am December 07, 2016
Even among highly-rated patient-facing apps, researchers found that most are not yet enabling patient populations to better manage their health. 

Rush Health CEO Brent Estes views HealthShare as the hub for care coordination for the health system.

By Bernie Monegain 10:11 am December 07, 2016
InterSystems’ HealthShare technology to serve as Rush Health’s information hub.

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