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genomic analytics software
By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm May 25, 2017
MIT-Harvard research center upgrades GATK technology, widens availability to speed precision medicine advances.
Rush Health launches HIE
By Bernie Monegain 01:25 pm May 25, 2017
The HIE aggregates clinical information from Epic and AllScripts EHRs, but plans are underway to include all electronic health record systems.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Tom Sullivan 01:16 pm May 25, 2017
Zane Burke told investors said that the same EHR technology used for subs can benefit rural providers that are often in regions with scarce connectivity.
CBO score for AHCA
By Jeff Lagasse 01:00 pm May 25, 2017
The CBO said 23 million more people would be uninsured by 2026, with older and sicker Americans being hit hardest.

OIG Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Nicholas Dahl spoke at VA financial management hearing on Wednesday.

By Jessica Davis 12:10 pm May 25, 2017
This is not the first time the agency was criticized for its security vulnerabilities: OIG Deputy Assistant Inspector General said the issues have been consistent since 2000.
medical device security
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am May 25, 2017
Both device manufacturers and providers lack confidence that devices are secure and most won’t get a bigger budget to protect them until a breach strikes, Ponemon Institute says.
WannaCry ransomware and Lazurus
By Jessica Davis 10:30 am May 25, 2017
The security firm stressed the connection to North Korea-linked hackers was purely technical, but there were substantial commonalities in the tools, infrastructure and techniques used.
CBO score for AHCA
By Susan Morse 08:29 am May 25, 2017
In 2026, an estimated 51M people under age 65 would be uninsured, compared to 28M who would lack insurance under current law.
AMIA presses FCC on broadband
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm May 24, 2017
Informatics group tells the federal agency that robust internet access is key to ensuring everyone benefits from advances in health IT.
Virginia failed to secure Medicaid data

The state of Virginia failed to secure its Medicaid data in a method in line with federal requirements.

By Jessica Davis 03:24 pm May 24, 2017
The state’s Department of Medical Assistance Services didn’t meet federal security requirements, which could have compromised the integrity of the system.

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