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commercial EHR VistA VA
By Jessica Davis 06:54 am April 19, 2017
But the Department of Veterans Affairs might not have many options unless it wants to continue being in the software development business.
Medical Capital Innovation contest
By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm April 18, 2017
The teams will compete for $100,000 in cash prizes and mentoring opportunities at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland.
Steve Ballmer government spending
By Bill Siwicki 03:12 pm April 18, 2017
The former Microsoft CEO’s previously-stealth website cost $10 million to launch and will run $3-5 million a year to operate, funding researchers in Seattle and a grant to the University of Pennsylvania.
employees greatest cybersecurity risk
By Bill Siwicki 02:43 pm April 18, 2017
Nearly 80 percent of executives said employee security awareness is their greatest concern. And that’s despite 85 percent indicating they have existing security awareness programs, a new Level 3/HIMSS Analytics study finds.
secure document exchange FHIR for EMS
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm April 18, 2017
Emergency teams can connect via DirectTrust, Carequality, FHIR and more.
By Bill Siwicki 02:02 pm April 18, 2017
Cybersecurity has become an enterprise-level risk in healthcare and should be managed like one, CynergisTek says.
ClearDATA cloud services gets $12 million
By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm April 18, 2017
The company will use the money to advance its security, regulatory and compliance functionality for healthcare customers.
GOP Trump Ryan ACA repeal
By Tom Sullivan 12:23 pm April 18, 2017
The public views Republicans as too extreme to work effectively with even the GOP-controlled Congress, but Democrats don’t fare much better in that regard.
CMS reduces reporting requirements
By Jessica Davis 12:03 pm April 18, 2017
A new CMS proposal, developed in response to feedback from the healthcare industry, contains guidelines to reduce the EHR reporting burden on providers.
Worcester Polytech health IT innovation lab
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am April 18, 2017
With $17 million in funding from the state and GE Healthcare, WPI said the lab will advance digital health and medical device development and create new jobs in the region.

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