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.

Many Companies Shifting Mission Critical Apps to Cloud

VA Issues RFP for New Medical Appointment Scheduling System

State Makes Incorrect Medicaid EHR Incentive Payments to Hospitals


Where Do Americans Stand on Health Privacy?

Court Decision May Help Link HIPAA, State Negligence Statutes

Beth Israel Deaconess Fined for 2012 Data Breach

Country Doctor Sounds Off on ICD-10

Bill Seeks to Deregulate Decision Support Software, Patient Records

Changes to Vaccines Adverse Event Reporting System Form

Rural Telehealth Projects Get $8.6 Million in USDA Grants

House Republicans Sue Obama Over Health Law Implementation

Obamacare Sign-Ups Erroneously Inflated with Dental Plans

DeSalvo Discusses Future of Health IT, Growing Pains

CMS Creates New Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics


Stolen Encrypted Devices Cause Breach at Boston Hospital

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