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By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm April 27, 2017
The note sharing platform won the Health Data Liberator Award at Health Datapalooza for its innovative approach to data sharing.
Partners expands second-opinion service with Health Advocate partnership
By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm April 27, 2017
Complete change in the treatment plan was recommended in 90 percent of medical cases remotely reviewed. 
Sequoia Project, DirectTrust tout interoperability surge
By Mike Miliard 01:06 pm April 27, 2017
More healthcare providers are signing on to HIE initiatives, there are more EHR transactions and more states covered as connectivity expands for both.
CIOs have no clue how many cloud apps their employees use
By Tom Sullivan 11:52 am April 27, 2017
Chief information officers typically underestimate the number of apps in use by about 900 or so, creating opportunities for lurking hackers.
By Jessica Davis 11:24 am April 27, 2017
The OCR director stressed the importance of interoperability and protecting patient data during his Thursday morning session at Health Datapalooza.
Health IT important, but too burdensome for doctors, Tom Price says at Health Datapalooza
By Henry Powderly 10:31 am April 27, 2017
The HHS secretary said interoperability is needed, but pledged his office will take a "60,000-foot" view.
Ransomware accounted for 72% of healthcare malware attacks in 2016
By Jessica Davis 08:54 am April 27, 2017
Two new reports from Symantec and Verizon say hackers are using ransomware and phishing attacks to target the industry.
By Tom Sullivan 03:37 pm April 26, 2017
Here’s a look at what went wrong, and what the Coast Guard seeks in its next electronic health record.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm April 26, 2017
Public health, clinical data or specialized registry electronic reporting options intended to help with meaningful use requirements.
Mayo Clinic patient-facing apps
By Mike Miliard 02:03 pm April 26, 2017
EHR vendor hopes the HL7-enabled integration will give patients access to learn more about symptoms, conditions, healthy living information and more.

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