July 2015

CMS paying 6,000-plus doctors bearing ‘credentials’ from defunct medical schools—but it’s not as bad as it looks
Missing flash drive impacts 1,000 Ohio patients
AMA, CHIME support new bill to extend MU timeframe
Big win for Cerner
First Hospital in Florida to pilot Wireless Patient Monitoring for Enhanced Patient Care and Safety
Cerner wins the DoD EHR modernization contract
Consumers clamoring for apps, wearables but they are concerned about data security
HHS awards $38M in HIT grants
PCDC Launches Primary Care Innovation Network
Minnesota data analytics IDs potential savings
CMS, AMA issue ICD-10 flexibility guidance
Data breach impacts 5,300 payer members
Emphasizing aspects of IT interoperability, bipartisan brain trust looks to build on ‘Cures’ momentum
Cerner Recognized by KLAS for Growth in Population Health Management
Catholic Health Initiatives Selects Cerner ITWorks to Help Improve Service Delivery
Navigating FDA regulations of medical software
Use technology to prepare for healthcare's coming shift to value
Conference shows progress of telehealth
Detailed guide available to help providers ward off data breaches
ACC, DirectTrust, Allscripts testify on information blocking
Data breach bill stalls
And then there were three? The Anthem-Cigna handshake has happened
HIE study shows reductions in test duplication
Senate HELP Committee ready to pause MU
Technology making its mark
Developing an imaging strategy for Cleveland Clinic
Focus on meeting a need, simplicity for technology success
Start using technology to cut wasted time, energy around procedures
PCORI approves $142M to expand PCORnet
Pulse Complete EHR is Ready for ICD-10
athenahealth Launches Free Secure Text Messaging Service for Providers and Care Teams
dunnhumby Brings Customer Science to the Healthcare Industry to Improve Patient Experiences and Loyalty
If skeptical on telemedicine, 'don't give in to the fearmongering'
Kvedar: Connected health turning 'business models upside down'
Survey says CISOs should get the blame, but no power
A closer look at parade confetti reveals medical records
New care model allows more end-of-life care choice for Medicare beneficiaries
AHIMA, IHE partner on an interoperability standards roadmap
AMA urges physicians to 'Break the Red Tape'
UMass Memorial Health Care Partners With Zipnosis to Launch a New Game-Changing Virtual Care Service
Global patient monitoring market worth more than $31B
ONC offers plan for HIT safety center
UCLA Health cyberattack could impact 4.5M
Laying the groundwork
AUVA Selects Cerner's Electronic Health Record
Latest ICD-10 bill calls for six months of dual coding
Tavenner to lead largest health insurance industry association
Philips launches AgingWell Hub
Barnabas, Robert Wood Johnson to merge
AMA hosting town hall on physicians' EHR frustrations
AHRQ report studies impact of health IT on practice workflow
TriCore Partners with Sunquest to Enhance Data Analytics for Population Health Management
DITTA Calls For Immediate Inclusion Of ‘Technologies’ In United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3
AHRQ to focus on CDS learning network
Proposed rule lays out EHR, e-data sharing plans for nursing homes, long-term care
Study finds online symptom sites only correct half the time
MeHI offers grants for information exchange
AHA report offers interoperability steps for providers, vendors, government
NextGen Healthcare and Massachusetts Health Information HIway (Mass HIway) Connect to Ensure Secure Exchange of Patient Information
Nuance Joins athenahealth’s “More Disruption Please” Marketplace
Mass. hospital fined for unsecure internet use
Slavitt nominated for CMS chief role
Slavitt nominated for CMS chief role
Most practices have yet to see EHR ROI
House passes 21st Century Cures Act
Confirmation battle looms as Obama taps Slavitt for CMS post
Finally moving forward
Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions Announces New Mobile Health Assessment
State of Minnesota Selects 3M Data Analytics to Drive Health Care Improvement
Did Medicare just restart the ‘death panels’ debates?
VA studies to tap into Million Veteran database
Fingerhut out as Cleveland Clinic Innovations ED
JAMA publishes inaccurate study on data breaches
Diabetic registries for MU results in better care
Cleveland Clinic hosting hackathon on making data useful
ICD-10 Charts Releases Revolutionary Free Solution for Complete ICD-10 Preparation
DataMotion Introduces New API Program for Healthcare Enabling Developers and Integrators to Capitalize on Booming EHR Interoperability and Encryption Markets
ICD-10 end-to-end testing week yields very good results
Gift to Icahn to establish precision wellness center
Arkansas overpays MU incentives by $1.2M
Pa. grants to help provider connect to HIEs
Emdeon buying Altegra Health for $910M
CMS to try value-based home health
Privacy and security workgroup offers draft recommendations
Cerner, University of Missouri extend relationship for more care innovation
Orlando Health breach impacts 3,200
Brookings fellow offers proposal to save MU
ONC considering more options for certification program
Aetna-Humana merger: Will 3 health insurance giants soon dominate from coast to coast?
AMA working with CMS to ready providers for ICD-10
Aetna to acquire Humana in $37B deal
CHIME battling for national patient identifier
UChicago, Aetna form oncology medical home
ProVation MD Tapped by Olympus as Recommended EndoWorks Replacement
Majority find cybersecurity a growing concern
Full 2014 data posted by CMS' Open Payments
Congress asks for task force on financial barriers to interoperability
Workgroup offers recommendations for more holistic health
Quest, HealthTaps partner for virtual diagnostic testing
Greenway creates Interop U