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July 15, 2013
Kim Kardashian's private medical records are finding themselves at the center of a HIPAA breach at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center -- where Kardashian recently gave birth -- after the hospital fired six workers for snooping on more than a dozen patients' health records.
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May 29, 2013
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved a $1.6 million research award to the Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA to study the use of videoconferencing technology to deliver behavioral health services to pediatric patients in community primary care settings.
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May 08, 2013
Sarah Pletcher, MD, medical director of the year-old Center for Telehealth at Lebanon, N.H.-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, tried for a long time to get a telemedicine program up and running in her rural region: hundreds of "moose-intensive miles" dotted by 30 to 40 rural clinics. It wasn't easy.
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May 05, 2013
Molly Coye, chief innovation officer at the UCLA Health System, shared the stage Sunday with Mercy Health President and CEO Lynn Britton during the Opening Plenary of the American Telemedicine Association's 18th Annual International Meeting and Trade Show. mHIMSS.org Editor Eric Wicklund recently asked Coye a few questions regarding the state of the telemedicine industry.
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November 28, 2012
In the results released Nov. 28, 103 hospitals that Leapfrog had given a "C" or lower in its first round of ratings in June got an "A" in the updated Hospital Safety Score, based on more recent data and a slightly tweaked methodology.
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November 07, 2012
Whether it's due to skepticism or a lack of resources, not all doctors are sold on the prospects of mHealth. But for those looking to stick their toe into the pool, tablets are finding widespread adoption as a good entry point for clinics and doctor's offices.
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May 03, 2012
UCLA researchers have created a crowd-sourced online gaming system in which players distinguish malaria-infected red blood cells from healthy ones by viewing digital images obtained from microscopes.
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April 27, 2012
It's one thing to know which hot buttons can trigger a visit from OCR. But according to Mahmood Sher-Jan, vice president of product management at ID Experts, and Chris Apgar, president and CEO at Apgar & Associates, organizations should also know what to expect if they're chosen to undergo an audit -- and know how to prepare for one.
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January 31, 2012
Health Net Federal Services, LLC, part of the Government Contracts segment of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT) and the UCLA School of Public Health announced the health literacy social media program, T2X, is available to all cyber-savvy teens nationwide and Health Net Federal Services wants to ensure teens from military families are included.
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January 24, 2012
Medsphere Systems Corporation and Kern Medical Center today announced that Kern has met the requirements for Stage One Meaningful Use with Medsphere’s OpenVista system, the enabling electronic health record (EHR), and has received more than $5 million in initial reimbursement from the federal government.
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July 13, 2011
Personal health information and the lack of security surrounding it has caused quite a bit of buzz lately.
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July 07, 2011
The Ontario Medical Association is calling for electronic medical records to be a top priority for all political parties as they prepare for the province's upcoming election.
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June 02, 2011
Beaumont Health System has been selected to join a prestigious national collaborative of health systems designed to improve health care quality, lower costs and expand best care practices to other health providers.
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May 03, 2011
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation has released a report that compiles what key health IT experts from across the United States view as the best ways to engage patients in the digital age.
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April 27, 2011
The ability to transmit detailed images over long distances is fueling new telemedicine projects in Canada and China and making it possible for physicians to view images anywhere and consult regarding patients and treatments.
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March 01, 2011
UCLA Health System's electronic health record program has a new name and a new leader: former eHealth Ontario CEO Sarah Kramer, according to recent announcements on the program's website.
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October 27, 2010
MMRGlobal, Inc. announced today it plans to offer U.S. Veterans the opportunity to maintain all their medical records and personal health information directly in a MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record (PHR) located at www.MyBlueButton.org.
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October 25, 2010
A UCLA-led consortium of five University of California medical schools and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has received a $9.9 million grant from HHS's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to investigate the use of wireless and telephone care management to reduce hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
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October 05, 2010
A UCLA-led consortium of five University of California medical schools and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has received a $9.9 million grant from HHS's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to investigate the use of wireless and telephone care management to reduce hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
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October 12, 2009
Despite their best efforts, many hospitals adopting healthcare IT have found some unexpected curves in the road over the last few years...
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