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First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

News 8/22/14

Top NewsThe China-based hackers who stole the information of 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems used the Heartbleed exploit for access, the first major cyberattack to do so since Heartbleed received major world attention in April 2014.  ... [Published HIStalk - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 8/22/14

News No CommentsFBI warns healthcare firms they are targeted by hackersThe FBI issues an alert to the healthcare industry that hackers are targeting them following their breach of Community Health Systems.Oracle Calls State’s Health Exchange Planning ... [Published HIStalk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 8/21/14

News No CommentsUS hospital hack ‘exploited Heartbleed flaw’A cybersecurity firm claims that the theft of information on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems was performed using the Heartbleed exploit. The firm says CHS used network equipment ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

HIStalk Interviews Chris Longhurst, MD, MS, CMIO, Stanford Children’s Health

Christopher Longhurst, MD is CMIO of Stanford Children’s Health , founding program director of the clinical informatics fellowship of Stanford University School of Medicine, and clinical associate professor of pediatrics and biomedical informatics at ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 8/20/14

News No CommentsCommunity Health Systems data hack hits 4.5 millionChinese hackers hit the for-profit operator of 206 hospitals for the identities of 4.5 million patients.Apax seeks $3 billion sale of healthcare IT firm TriZetto : sourcesThe private ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

News 8/19/14

Top NewsFor-profit hospital operator Community Health Systems says it was the victim of a cyberattack in which the demographic information of 4.5 million patients of its 206 hospitals was stolen. The attack, which occurred in May and June, appeared to ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Morning Headlines 8/19/14

News No CommentsCommunity Health says data stolen in cyber attack from ChinaThe for-profit chain of 206 hospitals says the information of 4.5 million patients was stolen, possibly by hackers with links to the Chinese government.Microsoft cloud service ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 8/18/14

Thanks to Bianca Biller, who shared information about the new Practice Management System Accreditation Program (PMSAP).  The accreditation was developed through a partnership between EHNAC and WEDI. Three vendors (GE Healthcare, Medinformatix, and NextGen ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Monday Morning Update 8/18/14

Top NewsEpic President Carl Dvorak testifies at an ONC HIT Policy Committee interoperability governance subgroup hearing. Some of his points:Epic’s Care Everywhere exchanges 4.6 million C-CDA documents each month with 26 non-Epic vendor systems, 21 HIEs, ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 8/15/14

Keys to HIT Success: Results from the 2014 Survey on ACOsA survey of 62 ACOs finds that most operate with a basic health IT infrastructure comprised of an EHR with clinical decision support features, a data warehouse, and a disease registry. Most do not ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Readers Write: The Looming Leadership Shortage

The Looming Leadership ShortageBy Frank MyeroffExecutives all the way up to CEOs and CIOs are expressing concerns about the looming leadership shortage in the US and around the globe. Because this shortage will hinder business growth, companies are in ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Readers Write: Lessons on How to Survive in Healthcare

Lessons on How to Survive in HealthcareBy Nick van Terheyden, MDFrom Samsung to Google to salesforce.com, the flurry of tech companies making a healthcare play over the past few months has left me both excited and dismayed. Excited because these companies ... [Published HIStalk - Aug 14 2014]

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"I work in healthcare during the day, then I go home to the 21st century."
"It’s not too surprising that CMS’s efforts to improve chronic care management would build on Meaningful Use requirements," he said. "In the section you’ve quoted, CMS, is simply saying that Eligible Providers would need to use MU-certified systems (just as they must use MU-certified systems to attest for MU incentive payments). And so C-CDA capabilities come along for the ride in that decision. I can certainly say C-CDA is better than nothing; and C-CDA 1.1 is a specification that exists and has been implemented today, so it’s a natural choice here."
...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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