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Montefiore HIV prevention
By Bernie Monegain 12:56 pm July 27, 2016
The hospitals aim to reduce HIV infections by increasing the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis in a region with one of the highest HIV Rates in the nation.
Europol Intel Kaspersky ransomware

A Europol office in the Hague. Source: Wikimedia. 

By Jessica Davis 10:48 am July 27, 2016
The new collaboration seeks to end ransomware through education and decryption tools.
Huron Consulting HSM EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am July 27, 2016
Consultancy adds specialist in Cerner, Meditech, Allscripts, NextGen and other electronic health records products to its expanding lineup of services for healthcare entities.
Clinton Dean Trump DNC

Bill Clinton recounted his wife’s decades of public service, focusing specifically on healthcare work, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Source: Gage Skidmore/Flickr. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:18 am July 27, 2016
While the 42nd President did not mention Donald Trump directly, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean attacked the Republican nominee for having a one sentence plan to replace Obamacare and his running mate Mike Pence’s record pertaining to healthcare. 
athenahealth Inovalon EHR interoperability
By Jack McCarthy 07:19 am July 27, 2016
The deal will enable clients to exchange clinical data to eliminate the need for chart extractions and foster collaboration between healthcare payers and hospitals. 
Cleveland Clinic ICU population health
By Jonah Comstock 07:08 am July 27, 2016
The health system is using eHosptial and eCMU to create command centers where clinicians gather to keep an eye on the sickest patients and, in turn, more effectively handle rapid response calls. 
Emisoft ransomware decryptor
By Jessica Davis 07:06 am July 27, 2016
The anti-malware vendor said that hospitals hit by a Stampado ransomware attack can download their software to gain back access to locked data.
NewYork-Presbyterian NYP OnDemand
By Jessica Davis 03:18 pm July 26, 2016
The healthcare network has begun rolling out new telehealth services to provide digital second opinions and promote inter-hospital consultations. 
NantHealth Utah precision medicine

University of Utah Health Care CEO Vivian Lee, MD, said genome sequencing can help researchers better understand how to treat common diseases including ALS, autism, cancer and epilepsy.

By Bernie Monegain 12:41 pm July 26, 2016
The organizations kick off a project to recruit 1,000 people for whole genome sequencing using the NantHealth platform and the university's population health database.
ONC cyberthreat intelligence sharing
By Jack McCarthy 10:45 am July 26, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT opened two grants for building an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization designed to serve public health entities. 

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