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.

HIMSS Opposes Full-Year MU 2015 Reporting Requirement

Ebola Outbreak Drives Home Need for ICD-10

Rise in U.S. Health Spending Seen Boosting Second-Quarter Growth

Is HIPAA-Compliant Hosting Enough?

NIH Director: China Leads U.S. in Genomic Research

Feds Make More Changes to Meaningful Use Program

New York DOH Publishes Draft HIE Regulations

Obamacare Website Hacking Left Personal Data Intact, U.S. Says

Stage 2 MU Attestation Rate Remains Sluggish

New Recommendations for Effective Medical Device Registries

Pitt Pharmacy School Launches Statewide OD Prevention Website

FHIR Catching On as Open Healthcare Data Standard

Hospital Employee Takes ER Logs, Causes Breach

CMS Needs to Fully Develop Plans for Medicare Advantage Encounter Data

Hardline MU Rule Brings Little Provider Relief

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