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Trump policy HIPAA fines
By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm April 28, 2017
Pamela Hepp predicts that Congress will not ultimately repeal the ACA. But even as Republicans look to shrink government, they are historically strong on enforcement -- and HIPAA will not be an exception.
Trump 100 days on healthcare
By 03:01 pm April 28, 2017
Healthcare IT News readers largely booed Trump's choice of appointees, communication by HHS and his attempt at replacing Obamacare.
VA vista

Dr. Poonam Alaigh, Acting Under Secretary for Health at the VA speaks during the Health Datapalooza in Washington, D.C. on April 28.

By Jessica Davis 02:33 pm April 28, 2017
While the healthcare industry debates the future of the outdated EHR, VA’s acting undersecretary said the agency is still looking into all options.
analytics on EHR data
By Mike Miliard 01:54 pm April 28, 2017
MGMA survey finds mixed approach to interpreting, aggregating or organizing their records.
medication errors linked to healthcare technology
By Bill Siwicki 01:13 pm April 28, 2017
Leapfrog Group says 30 percent of hospitals fully meet the four criteria for bar code medication administration, though 74 percent meet the group’s two CPOE criteria.
Zane Burke Cerner VA VistA
By Tom Sullivan 12:16 pm April 28, 2017
President Zane Burke said at this point there’s nothing but speculation about a potential contract to replace the VA’s VistA.
Greenway Health hit by ransomware attack

Greenway Health headquarters in Carrollton, Georgia. (Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am April 28, 2017
Internet-hosted users of the company’s Intergy EHR platform may experience limited activity as a result of the cyberattack, officials said.
Wake Forest's Epic EHR rollout was a money pit. Here's how they turned it around
By Jessica Davis 09:46 am April 28, 2017
CIO Chad Eckes transitioned the severely outdated system to a converged infrastructure resulting in faster workflow, higher uptimes, increased speed and value.
Cerner still leads in EHR marketshare, though smaller vendors are making moves
By Bernie Monegain 09:17 am April 28, 2017
McKesson and Epic still lag behind Cerner, which has been helped by the Siemens acquisition and the DoD contract, Kalorama report shows.
Cognitive computing IBM Watson Health Datapalooza
By Tom Sullivan 04:20 pm April 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence tools will augment physicians’ jobs and one day be able to provide Memorial Sloan Kettering levels of care in places as far as rural China, Big Blue representatives said at Health Datapalooza.  

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