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First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Monday Morning Update 10/6/14

Top NewsA Reuters report says Facebook is working on healthcare tools that include chronic disease support communities and health apps. It adds that the company has been meeting with healthcare experts and entrepreneurs and is setting up a health app ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 10/2/14

‘Data dump’ reveals billions in pharma payments to docs, hospitalsCMS’s Open Payments website goes live, publishing transactional data on $3.5 billion worth of payments made by pharmaceutical and medical device companies to doctors and hospitals over ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 10/3/14

HealthCare.gov Delays Web Host SwitchCMS misses its opportunity to switch web hosts for Healthcare.gov, and will now have to stay with Verizon through the remainder of the 2014/2015 enrollment period. Verizon’s hosting platform was cited as one of the ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 10/1/14

Optum To Acquire MedSynergies To Help Physician Groups Enhance Patient Care, Improve Practice PerformanceOptum will acquire MedSynergies, a physician practice management, revenue cycle management, and referral management software platform with 9,300 customers ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

News 10/3/14

Top NewsCMS will miss its planned dates to move Healthcare.gov’s hosting to HP and instead will leave the site on Verizon’s infrastructure through the November to February enrollment season. CMS signed a contract last year to move off Verizon after a ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

News 10/1/14

Top NewsUnitedHealth Group’s Optum division acquires MedSynergies, which offers physician practice billing and quality services. MedSynergies was founded in 1996 by a group of Texas ophthalmologists. Its board chair is Joe Boyd, whose history includes ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Health IT from the CIO’s Chair 10/1/14

Fine print: The views and opinions expressed in this article are mine personally and are not necessarily representative of current or former employers.Security Might Be the One ThingI often get questions like, “What keeps you up at night?” or “What are ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
Entities: Security, Healthcare, Breach
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

HIStalk Interviews Mike “The PACSman” Cannavo

Mike Cannavo, aka “The PACSMan,” is founder and president of Image Management Consultants .You recently spent time working for a major vendor after years of solo consulting, but now you’re back on your own again. What was it like on the dark side?I was ... [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 9/30/14

Shellshock bug could threaten millions. Compared to Heartbleed.An old, but newly discovered command shell vulnerability called Shellshock has left millions of computers and servers vulnerable to hackers. The National Institute of Standards and Technology ... [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Readers Write: The Key to Transitioning from PQRS to Risk-Sharing Agreements

The Key to Transitioning from PQRS to Risk-Sharing AgreementsBy Mason BeardIf you, Dr. X, report on quality for your Medicare patients, you’ll get a nice bonus. That’s how PQRS started out—a purely pay-for-reporting initiative.The bar for this program ... [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Readers Write: Feeling the Pain of Meaningful Use? Try Vicodin

Feeling the Pain of Meaningful Use? Try VicodinBy David TingMeaningful Use Stage 2 requirements state that eligible professionals must transmit more than 50 percent of all permissible prescriptions electronically using a certified EHR system, an increase ... [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 9/29/14

As a CMIO, I often feel my attention is all over the place. I’m dealing with clinical documentation needs for various constituencies while trying to ensure compliance with a host of federal, state, and other quasi-regulatory standards bodies. I’m also ... [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]

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...an increase in attacks within healthcare," said Ann Patterson, senior vice president and program director of the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance. "The healthcare sector’s security and privacy controls differ from more secure industries, such as financial services, and [healthcare organizations] may be easier targets."
The GAO publishes a report on the security of Healthcare.gov, concluding that despite increased security efforts "weaknesses remained in the security and privacy protections applied to HealthCare.gov and its supporting systems."
Does that graph help? " @CraigJoseph : Epic makes case that they should be recognized for interoperability. #EpicUGM pic.twitter.com/USYNDqhc9c "
...responsible for introducing the OpenSSL bug in 2012 addresses accusations that he introduced the bug intentionally, explaining that it was "a simple programming error in a new feature, which unfortunately occurred in a security relevant area."

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Monday Morning Update 10/6/14 [Published HIStalk - Oct 05 2014]
HIStalk Interviews Mike “The PACSman” Cannavo [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
Health IT from the CIO’s Chair 10/1/14 [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
News 10/1/14 [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
News 10/3/14 [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
Morning Headlines 10/1/14 [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
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Morning Headlines 10/2/14 [Published HIStalk - Oct 04 2014]
Readers Write: EHR Divorce Rates on the Rise – ... [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 9/29/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
Readers Write: Feeling the Pain of Meaningful U... [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
Readers Write: The Key to Transitioning from PQ... [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/30/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 30 2014]
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Monday Morning Update 9/29/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 28 2014]
News 9/26/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 26 2014]
DoD EHR Update from Dim-Sum 9/26/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 26 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/26/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 26 2014]
Health IT from the Investor’s Chair 9/17/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Readers Write: Protecting the Network with Endp... [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/22/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/17/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
News 9/17/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/19/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
News 9/19/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Monday Morning Update 9/22/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/23/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/16/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/18/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 9/22/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 23 2014]
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