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U.S. CTO stepping down

Todd Park steps down as US CTO after two-and-a-half years in the position and will transfer to a new White House staff position where he will lead a team responsible for recruiting technology leaders from Silicon Valley to work on government projects.

Usability and Impact of a Computerized Clinical Decision Support Intervention

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Health System test CDS alerts designed to boost timely urinary catheter removals and found that customized CDS alerts are far more effective, and result in more significant improvements to patient outcomes, than basic CDS alerts provided by EHR vendors.

Oregon: State Sues Over Health Website

Oregon files its anticipated lawsuit against Oracle over the state’s failed health insurance exchange website, which Oracle was contracted to develop and deploy.

Patient Portals. Patient Engagement: The Holy Grail of Meaningful Use

Peer60 publishes a report that trends patient portal engagement rates by hospital size, patient portal vendor, and local population sizes.

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