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Data breach at Mass. General involves 4,300 dental patients

Massachusetts General Hospital informs 4,300 dental patients that their records were exposed after an unauthorized user gained access to records stored by dental practice management software vendor Patterson Dental Supply.

Teladoc to Acquire HealthiestYou in Cash, Stock Deal; Updates FY16 Outlook

Teladoc enters into a definitive agreement to acquire consumer engagement platform vendor HealthiestYou for $155 million in cash and stock.

Eligibility requirements for advanced health informatics certification

AMIA announces eligibility requirements to sit for the advanced health informatics certification examination.

Biden threatens funding cuts for researchers who don’t report clinical-trial data

During a conference at Howard University, Vice President Joe Biden was asked why research grants were being issued to organizations that were not reporting results to public databases in a timely fashion, to which Biden replied "Doc, I’m going to find out if it’s true, and if it’s true, I’m gong to cut funding. That’s a promise."

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  1. Funding should be cut if reporting is not made in a timely manner. Why give a grant without reporting?







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