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Coast Guard EHR vendor problems
By Tom Sullivan 03:27 pm April 25, 2017
The software rollout went so wrong that the agency had to first revert to paper records and then start from scratch to find a new EHR vendor.
EHR sepsis detection
By Mike Miliard 03:22 pm April 25, 2017
KLAS report shows that while Cerner’s analytics is easy to turn on, Epic’s can require a more cumbersome installation.
FCC broadband rural hospitals

The FCC wants the healthcare industry to give information on how to promote effective policy and regulations because the “shortfall is likely to disproportionately affect rural and remote areas which are already medically-underserved,” officials said.

By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm April 25, 2017
The agency is seeking comments and data on expanding accessibility, especially to rural and underserved areas, as the United States falls behind the rest of the world.
Doc Halo raises millions in funding
By Jonah Comstock 01:51 pm April 25, 2017
Doc Halo is one of a handful of companies that offers a web and mobile-based replacement for pagers and consoles to facilitate hospital communications.
PlushCare gives telehealth doctors an EMR just for them
By Jessica Davis 11:04 am April 25, 2017
The records platform, dubbed Lemur, makes it easier for physicians to access patient data during a telehealth visit.
women in cybersecurity workforce
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am April 25, 2017
"The stagnation of women’s participation in the workforce is noteworthy because the workforce gap continues to grow," according to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study.
Partners, Persistent Systems to build open source, FHIR-based platform for sharing clinical info
By Tom Sullivan 09:25 am April 25, 2017
The jointly developed software will enable healthcare organizations to add clinical decision support applications into clinicians workflow, executives say.  

President Donald J. Trump is disappointing some of his women supporters.  Gage Skidmore photo

By Bernie Monegain 08:47 am April 25, 2017
Women in battleground states who voted for President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly disenchanted about the border wall and cuts to after-school programs.
By Henry Powderly 03:23 pm April 24, 2017
While attempts to reform or replace the Affordable Care Act have been hampered by ideological divides, the president was able to install new leadership at key agencies.
Lifespan breach from stolen laptop
By Mike Miliard 03:19 pm April 24, 2017
The MacBook, which was not encrypted or password-protected, contained emails with names, medical record numbers, partial address information, medications and more.

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