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health data breaches incidents
By Jessica Davis 08:48 am March 20, 2017
The uptick in ransomware is giving rise to a new question of whether hackers actually breach the data they encrypt or not and, in turn, how victimized organizations should respond.  
Livongo Glen Tullman
By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm March 17, 2017
Livongo Health, the diabetes management startup launched by former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman, has landed a $52.5 million round of funding.
IBM Watson MedyMatch AI

MedyMatch CEO Gene Saragnese

By Bernie Monegain 11:04 am March 17, 2017
MedyMatch brings deep vision algorithms that combine medical knowledge with AI for clinical decision support.
Trump budget healthcare
By Jessica Davis 10:28 am March 17, 2017
A look at the agencies hit hardest and those that stand to benefit, funding-wise, in Trump’s budget proposal.
FHIR interoperability coexist HL7

Russell Leftwich

By Mike Miliard 07:36 am March 17, 2017
Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals need to have a strategy for integrating the spec with existing standards into a hybrid model.
Northwell LoJack care transitions

Northwell supervisor Jennifer Laffey

By Bill Siwicki 07:33 am March 17, 2017
Homegrown care platform enables real-time messages when enrolled patients get discharged, admitted to another facility or present symptoms. And within the hospitals it serves as a documentation tool for all interactions.
HMS Holdings Eliza
By Heather Mack 07:19 am March 17, 2017
Startup’s cloud-based platform uses predictive analytics to determine the best way to reach patients. 
VA
By Jessica Davis 03:11 pm March 16, 2017
Both the Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office had a long list of shortcomings at Veterans Affairs.
By Susan Morse 02:51 pm March 16, 2017
Chairman Diane Black calls the AHCA “the conservative vision we’ve been talking about for years,” but prominent Democrats and even some Republicans take issue with the legislation. 

Former CMS acting administrator Andy Slavitt talked about the health IT marketplace not addressing the real needs of patients and doctors during a fireside chat at HIMSS17 in Orlando last month.

By Bernie Monegain 12:27 pm March 16, 2017
Former CMS Administrator signs-on as a senior adviser and will work on a platform to connect policymakers and everyday Americans.

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