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HIPAA compliance
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm July 20, 2017
Designed to help providers as more patients exercise their rights to access their health data, the new tool comports with guidelines from both OCR and ONC.
NIH precision medicine project
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm July 20, 2017
The All of Us Research Program aims to assemble a representative cohort of 1 million Americans for longitudinal genomic research.
electronic health records workflow
By Jonah Comstock 02:23 pm July 20, 2017
The company has 300 doctors in its network currently and helps transmit records for more than a million patients.
HHS appropriations bill slashes AHRQ funding
By Jessica Davis 01:21 pm July 20, 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services would receive $5.8 billion in funding, with only $300 million designated for the lead research group on healthcare quality, costs and outcomes.
Change Healthcare moves toward blockchain
By Mike Miliard 12:37 pm July 20, 2017
The IT company signs on with the consortium, the latest sign that it sees big promise for blockchain and distributed ledger technology to advance interoperability and more.
national hospital initiative for opioid crisis
By Bernie Monegain 11:20 am July 20, 2017
Focusing on 30 high-performing hospitals, the group will work with anesthesiologists to create new strategies for post-op pain management.
healthcare risk-sharing
By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am July 20, 2017
The new risk-sharing project, which seeks to eliminate redundancies and maximize sourcing gains will unfold over eight years.
By Jessica Davis 03:49 pm July 19, 2017
The agency is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on a MACRA API and with the Department of Veterans Affair on digital tools for veterans.
attacks from dark web
By Bill Siwicki 03:16 pm July 19, 2017
Understanding the phenomenon comes first. Then there's a variety of tactics CIOs and CISOs can deploy to protect against attackers using the nefarious web.
State HIE in North Carolina
By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm July 19, 2017
State HIE adds big health systems and regional exchange, growing by almost 30 percent.

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