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UMass Amherst settles HIPAA
By Bernie Monegain 09:52 am November 23, 2016
Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights found that the university lacked a firewall, which allowed a remote access Trojan to infiltrate the network and potentially expose PHI of 1,670 individuals.
ProofPilot digital health
By Jack McCarthy 09:32 am November 23, 2016
The platform, featuring 10 new templates, reduces the barrier to conducting scientifically valid studies on digital health tool, fitness regimens, dietary programs, wellness efforts and others, the company said. 
Pathways Epic EHR
By Jack McCarthy 09:13 am November 23, 2016
The home health, palliative care, and hospice group is implementing Epic’s electronic health record to tie patient data together from disparate sources, officials said. 
Indiana University Health CISO

Mitch Parker is now the chief information security officer at Indiana University Health. 

By Jack McCarthy 07:21 am November 23, 2016
Mitch Parker comes to IU after eight years at Temple Health. 
Best Hospital IT 2016 CIOs
By Mike Miliard 07:05 am November 23, 2016
Healthcare IT News took the pulse of its Best Hospital IT Departments 2016 winners and found that progress on these fronts is fluctuating – from ‘dabbling’ today to leading-edge work toward next-generation care delivery.
HIMSS16 HIMSS17
By Tom Sullivan 06:46 am November 23, 2016
People, products and pictures of last year’s event, from Sylvia Burwell’s opening keynote to the post-Super Bowl Peyton Manning shutting things down. And a whole lot of innovation on the show floor. 

Carolyn Mendez-Luck is an assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences at OSU.

By Bernie Monegain 12:36 pm November 22, 2016
Researchers found several factors affect women’s use of the internet for self-care, including age, education and ethnicity.
By Jessica Davis 12:18 pm November 22, 2016
There is still no way to decrypt the virus, first discovered in March. It's now spreading via Facebook messenger.

As a director at software and IT consulting firm Technossus, Sara Branch, left, is responsible for ensuring client satisfaction and delivery excellence. Sharna Kahn, right, joins the consulting firm as client partner, responsible for fostering client relationships and providing strategic account management.

By Bernie Monegain 11:46 am November 22, 2016
CEO says gender diversity is good for business and for all people in the workplace.
By Jessica Davis 10:57 am November 22, 2016
The virus was instead reclassified as a "long-term epidemic," comparable to other mosquito-borne diseases such as yellow fever and malaria.

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