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September 23, 2013
OCR Director Leon Rodriguez offered new details on the Omnibus Final Rule as he took the stage at the two-day Healthcare IT News and HIMSSMedia Privacy & Security Forum in Boston.
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August 14, 2013
Leon Rodriguez, director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, is a serious looking guy.
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July 12, 2013
In what HHS says should be a warning for HIPAA-covered entities to take caution when implementing changes to their IT systems -- especially when they involve updates to Web-based patient portals -- WellPoint will pay a hefty fine after personal health information of some 600,000 people was left accessible over the Internet.
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February 25, 2013
From SoloHealth's stations, slated to be in 2,500 Walmarts and Sam's Clubs next month, to video consultations with doctors, to smartphone apps that track blood pressure and heart rate, consumer health technology is attracting big-name backers.
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April 24, 2012
Health insurer WellPoint is working with Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center to develop new diagnosis and treatment solutions. Wellpoint will look to the cancer center to provide clinical expertise to help shape its new products.
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March 02, 2012
IBM has convened the Watson Healthcare Advisory Board. The panel members include medical leaders with expertise in areas such as primary care, oncology and biomedical informatics. Officials say they'll provide IBM with insights on healthcare issues that could be positively impacted by Watson.
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February 20, 2012
There's no way around it: Accountable Care Organizations, or ACOs, are the future of healthcare in the United States, and providers had better get on the bus sooner rather than later.
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January 27, 2012
Newt Gingrich's Washington-based advocacy on behalf of a broad array of healthcare interests has been far more extensive than the Republican presidential candidate has acknowledged, a review by the Center for Public Integrity has found.
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January 10, 2012
Earlier this year a series of articles in Slate by Farhad Manjoo raised some eyebrows – and perhaps quickened some heartbeats. It was titled "Will robots steal your job?" Frighteningly, for some medical professionals the answer was in the affirmative.
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December 20, 2011
Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute will provide clinical expertise to help shape WellPoint's new healthcare applications based around IBM's Watson technology.
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September 12, 2011
IBM is teaming with WellPoint to develop the first commercial applications of its Watson technology, with an eye toward bringing evidence-based information to care providers.
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September 09, 2011
Verizon, alongside Northrop Grumman and WellPoint subsidiary National Government Services, has helped develop a technology for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that improves detection and prevention of fraud and waste.
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August 05, 2011
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) has launched an emergency room education campaign, incorporating Google Maps to make it easier for consumers to find and use retail health clinics and urgent care centers for non-emergency conditions.
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July 21, 2011
Verizon, alongside Northrop Grumman and WellPoint subsidiary National Government Services, has helped develop a technology for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that improves detection and prevention of fraud and waste.
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July 13, 2011
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) has launched an emergency room education campaign, incorporating Google Maps to make it easier for consumers to find and use retail health clinics and urgent care centers for non-emergency conditions.
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June 30, 2011
Payers are on track for the implementation of ICD-10 and do not anticipate problems with processing payments – at least according to Ian Bonnet, vice president leading the ICD-10 rollout at health insurer Wellpoint.
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May 26, 2011
The sixth annual PayerView rankings place Aetna at top for performance across several survey segments. The PayerView Rankings are published each year by EHR company athenahealth and Physicians Practices, a practice management journal for physicians.
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March 31, 2011
It's safe to say that we're in the midst of the era of meaningful use. Whatever issues healthcare providers are having with their implementation and use of EHRs are being dealt with now. Stages 2 and 3 of the meaningful use criteria are in the early phases of shaping. What's the next step for healthcare organizations and health IT vendors? It is partnerships and collaborations that address issues such as population health.
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August 09, 2010
Commercial payers don't come to mind when you think of health IT adoption, but many have been active in the area for quite a while.
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May 26, 2010
Health insurers, on average, are paying physicians seven days faster and denying 12 to 18 percent fewer claims than last year, according to the fifth annual PayerView Rankings athenahealth and Physicians Practice released Wednesday. The findings show the potential of increased automation and transparency to reduce administrative costs and increase the speed of reimbursements.
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