The highly regulated health care industry must contend with an ever-changing array of mandates from the state and federal governments. In this section, stories cover a broad range of laws that affect privacy and security of health information, the use of medical devices, and initiatives requiring data reporting for quality purposes. In addition, health care reform topics such as accountable care organizations and health insurance exchanges are covered here.

States Give Parents Access to Immunization Records

Defense Department Issues RFP for Electronic Health Records

SSNs Among Breached Data at Cedars-Sinai in LA

TIA Supports FDA Guidance on Medical Device Data Systems

One-Quarter of Young Adults Lack Health Coverage

Taking the Guesswork Out of Prior Authorization

FCC Finalizes Rules for Medical Body Area Networks

Nearly 7M Might Enroll Outside HIX Open Enrollment

FDA Seeks Diverse Patient Population Data in Clinical Trials

Premier Tells Senators Healthcare Data Needs Context

Suite Helps Providers Understand Trends Driving Healthcare Changes

New Tool Predicts Public Health Policy Impact

HHS, CDC Launch Challenge to Control Hypertension with HIT

Have You Assessed Your Incident Response Program Lately?

Oh Where, Oh Where Will CHS Find Money to Encrypt?

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