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The Dent Neurologic Institute in Amherst, N.Y., experienced a breach of protected health information on May 13 and issued a public notice on May 14.
Analytics and visualization vendor Tableau Software introduced itself to Wall Street on May 17 by ringing the opening bell and starting sales of 8.2 million shares of common stock at $31.
The California Health and Human Services Agency has released a guidance tool on requirements for obtaining patient authorization and consent for providers to electronically exchange information for treatment purposes.
A new report from vendor research firm KLAS Enterprises ranks customer satisfaction levels for eight companies offering outsourced health information technology services.
The U.S. health-care laws projected tax bite on businesses with more generous health benefits is dropping as medical spending slows and employers look to rein in the cost of coverage.
The HHS Office for Civil Rights has scheduled four Web seminars to explain the omnibus final HIPAA rule to modify the privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement rules.
A hacker accessed personal and credit card information for patients of at least two health care organizations in North Carolina, coming in through the facilities Web sites built by the same vendor, E-dreamz Inc. in Charlotte.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange has announced co-chairs of four workgroups that will work on the 2013 WEDI Report, envisioned as a definitive roadmap for the next generation of health information exchange technologies.
A new report from the American Medical Association Board of Trustees concludes that the advantages of skipping implementation of the ICD-10 code sets and waiting until ICD-11 are outweighed by the disadvantages.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission will host a free 90-minute Web seminar on May 30 to walk through using the Direct Project secure messaging protocols to comply with Stage 2 electronic health records meaningful use measures.
Use of computers in an examination room clearly affects a clinical encounter, but it does not inevitably disrupt or undermine patient-physician communication, according to a new report from the American Medical Association.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is making about $1 billion in grants available in a second round of funding under the Affordable Care Act to support innovative ways to improve health care outcomes.
Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital is notifying about 10,300 patients after an employees password-protected but unencrypted laptop was stolen from a car on April 9. It is the third major breach for a university facility since August 2011.
Entries are now being accepted for the second annual Health I.T. Young Bloods contest sponsored by Health Data Management.
McKesson Corp. is expanding a program launched in November 2012 to give away $1 million in licenses for ambulatory software in practices providing charity care in regions with high poverty levels.