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Verizon ransomware report

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By Jessica Davis 04:48 pm April 10, 2018
Healthcare is the only industry where inside threats outnumber outside threat actors, according to Verizon’s most recent breach report.
Equal Pay Day

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By Bernie Monegain 03:04 pm April 10, 2018
HIMSS latest compensation survey found that females are paid 18 percent less than males for the same or similar work responsibilities.
Acting VA Secretary Wilkie urges Congress to pass Choice reform

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By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm April 10, 2018
The Choice Program was designed to shorten wait times and ease travel burdens for veterans. But Congress failed to pass the reform package last month.
Mercy EHR cloud

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By Bill Siwicki 12:48 pm April 10, 2018
The health system is building out the portfolio of mission-critical apps and services it can manage for hospitals moving those into the cloud.
allscripts care coordination
By Mike Miliard 12:20 pm April 10, 2018
The teams, both of which joined Allscripts via acquisition, will work to innovate acute and post-acute coordination and offer greater visibility across the care continuum.
Coast Guard EHR vendor
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am April 10, 2018
Federal officials said that USCG’s requirements are almost 100 percent the same as the Defense Department and, unlike Veterans Affairs, the agencies can both rollout the electronic health record under a single contract.
AMA and Google interoperability contest
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm April 09, 2018
Specifically, the challenge is looking for new ways data from wearables can be exchanged between patients and physicians to help manage chronic conditions.
apple watch heart rate monitor
By Laura Lovett 03:57 pm April 09, 2018
The suit filed by Omni MedSci claims Apple infringed on a patent-pending laser technology that measures physiological parameters including heart rate.
John Giannandrea

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By Bernie Monegain 03:39 pm April 09, 2018
John Giannandrea to take charge of AI development at Apple.
telehealth lab tests
By Mike Miliard 02:43 pm April 09, 2018
The lab testing process can now be managed within the virtual care app, with help from Change's Intelligent Healthcare Network.

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