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By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm September 11, 2017
Medical records are valued at 20 to 50 times more than financial identities on the black market.
healthcare cybersecurity risk

“You can’t eliminate risk — manage the risk before it manages you,” Tom Ridge said at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:28 pm September 11, 2017
On the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the former Homeland Security Secretary says the world is more perilous today than it was in 2001.
Nandini Ramani Outcome Health

Nandini Ramani, now CEO of Outcome Health, is tasked with strengthening the company’s current tech model and expanding its reach.

By Jessica Davis 10:13 am September 11, 2017
The Former VP of Engineering for Twitter opened up about her plans for her new role with the tech unicorn, which include working directly with providers, pharma, patients and payers to improve patient care.
free telehealth visit to hurricane victims

A snapshot view of Hurricane Irma from the International Space Station on Sept. 8. Photo via NASA

By Bill Siwicki 04:16 pm September 08, 2017
Floridians can download the company’s mobile app, register, and access physicians and psychologists for nonemergency conditions now through Dec. 31.

Florida Governor Rick Scott talks to local emergency leaders in Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches. Photo via Twitter

By Jessica Davis 03:50 pm September 08, 2017
Two Houston providers discuss the successful efforts that helped them to weather Harvey and remain open during the hurricane.
telemedicine-based medication abortion
By Bill Siwicki 02:27 pm September 08, 2017
Of the nearly 20,000 patients studied, only 49 complications were reported, and there was no difference in the complication rate between women who had an in-person visit.

Hyland's new OnBase Mackinac software helps hospitals lower costs through collaboration with payers. Photo via OnBase

By Mike Miliard 01:10 pm September 08, 2017
OnBase Mackinac enables easier collaboration, expedited document sharing between providers and payers, Hyland says.
MACRA tools

Data from an EHR for ACI and quality category analysis. Photo via SA Ignite

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:11 am September 08, 2017
From MGMA’s online forum to SA Ignite’s MACRA software, clinicians can set the groundwork, find success.
Hurricane Harvey healthcare IT

A view across the street from Advanced Diagnostics Hospital and Clinic. Photo via Advanced Diagnostics

By Jessica Davis 10:44 am September 08, 2017
Devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, and likely Hurricane Irma, highlights the pressing need for healthcare EHR interoperability, but a few providers said cloud-based tech help them deliver care when many couldn’t.
Wing network

Wing give patients an easy to use interface to find their clinical trial options as well as give researchers the ability to promote their trials.

By Bill Siwicki 02:50 pm September 07, 2017
Funded in part by the Digital Health Seed Fund, Wing connects providers, patients and clinical trials.

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