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If you look at all the data breaches that took place in 2014, you might conclude that healthcare organizations have lax cybersecurity protocols. You’d be wrong, but it’s not hard to see how you might reach that conclusion. If you look at all the data breaches that took place in 2014, you might conclude that […]

The proliferation of Internet-connected devices is changing healthcare delivery, said panelists at last week’s 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. And there’s much more disruptive tech in the industry’s future. read more Read more from originating source…

While business associate agreements are likely to be a bigger target of 2015 OCR HIPAA enforcement, there’s a lot of work yet to be done in that area, David Szabo, a partner in the Boston office of the law firm Locke Lord LLP, tells Healthcare Info Security. read more Read more from originating source…

Winners of this year’s 2015 HHS Innovates Awards have created solutions to improve the care of complex surgical patients, break down barriers between medical and community services and allow states to work together in “cyberteams” to apply quality improvement methods for birth outcomes. read more Read more from originating source…

Healtheway, the McLean, Va.-based public-private collaborative that supports the eHealth Exchange and Carequality, is being renamed and will now be known as The Sequoia Project. Healtheway, the McLean, Va.-based public-private collaborative that supports the eHealth Exchange and Carequality, is being renamed and will now be known as The Sequoia Project. According to officials, the new […]

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched emPOWER Map, an interactive online tool to aid community health agencies and emergency management officials in disaster preparedness. read more Read more from originating source…

NASA has a humanoid robot aboard the International Space Station that might one day help the agency by performing medical tasks in space, guided by human hands on earth, reports Quark. read more Read more from originating source…

Provider organizations have completed many key steps in the ICD-10 implementation process, but are still lag behind in testing, according to a new survey from the eHealth Initiative and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Provider organizations have completed many key steps in the ICD-10 implementation process, but are still lag behind in testing, […]

The implementation deadline for ICD-10 is only 100 days away, but lawmakers on Capitol Hill continue to push for transition periods or an outright ban of the code set while surveys reveal that participation in testing still lags. read more Read more from originating source…

Scientists have discovered how cross-shaped pieces of DNA can lead to a greater risk of cancer thanks to the work of supercomputers. read more Read more from originating source…

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