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Obamacare fate, medical expenses, Medicare top list of voter concerns

The Affordable Care Act’s future, out-of-pocket expenses and expanding coverage of the uninsured all top the list of concerns U.S. voters expressed as this presidential primary season continues its march toward

UCSF Professor, researcher Andrew Bindman to head AHRQ

Andrew Bindman, MD, will take the helm at the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Under the umbrella of the Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ is charged

Microsoft: What can DNA do for long (long)-term digital data storage?

Microsoft purchased 10 million long oligonucleotides – DNA or RNA molecules used for genetic testing and research – from San Francisco startup Twist Bioscience, and is using them to encode

Patient portals helping increase revenue, decrease costs

Michael Middleton, MD, credits online patient portals with helping him grow his Orlando, Florida-based pediatric practice more than three-fold in two-and-a-half years – while keeping staff cost increases at 20

Healthcare industry reacts to sweeping MACRA proposal, with its big changes for physician IT

On Twitter, former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari, MD, called it the “most substantive change to how healthcare is paid for in a couple of decades.” The propsed

MACRA proposed rule published by HHS, streamlining federal programs including meaningful use

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a long-awaited proposed rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, or MACRA, on Wednesday, ushering in some

Adobe integrates e-signatures across Document Cloud to digitize form completion

Digital document kingpin Adobe has unveiled the first integration between Adobe Sign and Adobe Marketing Cloud. The integration is designed to eliminate costs and inefficiencies surrounding manual, paper-based processes for

Healthcare IT News creates a 'room of one's own' for women in health IT

The results of a 2015 HIMSS survey of 20,000 women in health IT on workplace, job satisfaction, recognition and opportunities to move up – coupled with another on salaries for

U.S. Coast Guard pulls out of Epic EHR contract, forcing return to paper records

The United States Coast Guard has terminated its electronic health record contract with Epic, it was confirmed today. Officials uncovered various irregularities, which drove the final decision to terminate the

EmblemHealth to lay off hundreds of IT workers as it outsources to Cognizant

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. “Our recent financial

Intermountain, Stanford forge clinical genomics and precision medicine partnership

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to pay $2.2 million for 'egregious disclosure' of PHI in HIPAA violation

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights have agreed to a $2.2 million settlement in a case that stems back to filming of

An orthopaedic clinic pays $750,000 over HIPAA violation surrounding improper patient data sharing

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina will pay $750,000 to settle charges that it violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Privacy Rule. The group allegedly handed

ODH, IBM Watson partner for behavioral health population management platform

The tool will help create a more accurate profile of behavioral health patients and identify any gaps in care.

EHR vendor Greenway Health's Tee Green steps down from CEO post

Greenway Health CEO Tee Green revealed on Wednesday that he is handing the chief executive role at the EHR company he co-founded over to Scott Zimmerman. Green will continue full-time