By Jessica Davis 11:57 am October 21, 2016
Internet users reported major accessibility issues early Friday, as a slew of major websites were rendered temporarily inaccessible, including Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, Etsy, The New York Times and SoundCloud.
Tandigm athenahealth population health
By Bernie Monegain 11:54 am October 21, 2016
The joint venture of Independence Blue Cross and DaVita HealthCare Partners said it will offer doctors access to athenahealth’s cloud services for analytics, care coordination, risk-stratification.
$100 million Tricare fraud
By Susan Morse 11:39 am October 21, 2016
The massive scheme at Fort Hood, Texas, involved prescribing pain creams to military personnel and disguising payments. 
Zika mystery spreads humans
By Kaiser Health News 11:04 am October 21, 2016
The discovery could potentially contribute to drugs that prevent birth defects in some babies born to women who contracted the virus while pregnant. 

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty keynoted at the Anita Borg Institute's Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing on October 19.

By Bernie Monegain 08:38 am October 21, 2016
As she kicked off the Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing on October 19 in Houston, IBM Chairwoman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty started with a short history lesson on women pioneers in technology.
EHR upcoding compliance
By Mike Miliard 07:09 am October 21, 2016
Whether intentional or accidental, coding mistakes can have legal consequences. Experts share insights about avoiding those and advice about what to know when auditors show up at your door.

Credit: Jorge Lascar via Flickr.

By Bernie Monegain 07:06 am October 21, 2016
Disruption is already starting. Hospital and IT vendor executives should should pay close attention to innovations and emerging business and care models, Frost & Sullivan says.
Amazon Microsoft NCI Biden
By Jessica Davis 12:28 pm October 20, 2016
The National Cancer Institute, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft have partnered to build NCI an online repository for genomic data, the White House announced as part of its Cancer Moonshot Task Force report.
Trump Clinton Obamacare tax
By Tom Sullivan 12:07 pm October 20, 2016
Trump called the Affordable Care Act bad healthcare at the most expensive price; Clinton said Trump's tax plan would have dire consequences for Medicare.
Midland Health Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:03 am October 20, 2016
New technology will enable Midland to offer clinicians a more holistic view of patients and give those patients access to a portal.

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