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Augmedix co-founders Ian Shakil and Pelu Tran.

By Jonah Comstock 10:31 am April 25, 2016
Most Google Glass-focused startups have pivoted away from healthcare, but Augmedix is keeping its sights set on helping physicians.

"Every CIO and CISO should consider focusing on critical controls and using a programmatic approach to achieve effective security," says Sanjeev Sah.

By Bill Siwicki 09:51 am April 25, 2016
There are day-to-day blocking and tackling tactics that every healthcare organization should be doing right now to reasonably address the current security threat landscape.
By Bernie Monegain 09:02 am April 25, 2016
HealthVerity, which offers technology tools for the discovery and integration of optimal patient data sets, has landed $7.1 million in its first round of funding.
By Jessica Davis 04:05 pm April 22, 2016
Officials uncovered 'significant risks' and irregularities during rollout, raising concerns about a viable final product, a spokesperson says.

EmblemHealth CEO Karen Ignagni

By Mike Miliard 11:25 am April 22, 2016
EmblemHealth, the $10 billion New York-based health insurance plan, informed its IT staff this week that 250 workers would face layoffs as it outsources operations to Cognizant.

Intermountain Healthcare

By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am April 22, 2016
Intermountain Healthcare and the Stanford Genome Technology Center will work together on research aimed at developing advances in precision health.
By Tom Sullivan 07:27 am April 22, 2016
With Google, IBM and Microsoft all setting sights squarely on healthcare, and analysts predicting 30 percent of providers will run cognitive analytics on patient data by 2018, the risk of investing too late may outweigh the risk of doing so too soon.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital settled a suit with the Office for Civil Rights over protected health information that was disclosed on the set of NY Med, which starred Mehmet Oz, MD. 

By Bernie Monegain 04:31 pm April 21, 2016
NYP's actions while filming the TV show 'NY Med' blatantly violated HIPAA rules, said Jocelyn Samuels of the Office for Civil Rights.
By Bernie Monegain 04:09 pm April 21, 2016
The vendor said that the latest changes are driven by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services new Oncology Care Model.

New Regenstrief and Indiana University study showed how open source machine learning tools perform on par with humans when it comes to detecting cancer by using pathology reports. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm April 21, 2016
Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing have shown that computers can screen pathology reports, saving time and money.

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