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Morning Headlines 8/10/16

August 9, 2016

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple FastCompany interviews Apple CEO Tim Cook following a year in which the company saw 13 percent declines in revenue and 16 percent declines in iPhone sales. He …

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News 8/10/16

Top News   Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the company’s healthcare aspirations, which he shared while literally leaving the room from a Fast Company interview focusing on whether Apple has stagnated: We’ve gotten into …

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Monday Morning Update 8/8/16

August 7, 2016

Top News Hackers breach the servers of Newkirk Products, which issues BlueCross and BlueShield insurance cards in several states, exposing the information contained on the cards of 3.3 million people. This will be one of …

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Morning Headlines 8/5/16

August 4, 2016

Advocate Health Care Settles Potential HIPAA Penalties for $5.55 Million Advocate Health Care (IL) will pay a $5.5 million HIPAA settlement, the largest in history, stemming from three separate breaches in 2013 that collectively compromised …

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News 8/5/16

Top News Advocate Health Care Network (IL) will pay $5.55 million to settle HIPAA charges involving three 2013 breaches in its medical group. OCR found that Advocate failed to perform risk assessments, didn’t limit access …

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Morning Headlines 8/3/16

August 2, 2016

How I Was Wrong About ObamaCare Former White House advisor Bob Kocher, MD calls attention to growing hospital consolidation within healthcare as an unfavorable effect of ACA, citing research suggesting that “savings and quality improvement …

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News 8/3/16

Top News Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes could have spoken on many interesting topics at AACC — the company’s troubled Edison finger-stick analyzer, her CMS death penalty for running labs, the lab results that were “recalled” …

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Monday Morning Update 8/1/16

July 31, 2016

Top News A newly published Apple patent suggests that the company is interested in allowing iPhone users to connect with a physician, send the doctor their HealthKit-collected information, and then initiate a telemedicine session from …

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News 7/29/16

July 28, 2016

Top News CMS adds star ratings to its Hospital Compare website, which also offers a data download option. Of the 78 New York City hospitals listed, one (Hospital for Specialty Surgery) earned five stars, while …

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Morning Headlines 7/27/16

July 26, 2016

HHS issues funding opportunities for Information Sharing and Analysis Organization for health and public health sector ONC announces availability of a $250,000 grant for cyber threat information sharing services, authorized under the recently enacted Cyber …

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News 7/27/16

Top News ONC issues $250,000 in funding opportunity announcements for a cyber threat information sharing service. The application package indicates an award date of September 16 and indicates that it will choose an organization that …

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Morning Headlines 7/25/16

July 25, 2016

Multiple alleged HIPAA violations result in $2.75 million settlement with the University of Mississippi Medical Center The University of Mississippi Medical Center (MS) will pay a $2.75 million settlement stemming from a 2013 data breach …

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Monday Morning Update 7/25/16

July 24, 2016

Top News University of Mississippi Medical Center (MS) will pay $2.75 million to settle HIPAA charges related to the 2013 theft of password-protected laptop by a visitor to the hospital’s medical ICU. OCR’s investigation uncovered …

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News 7/20/16

July 19, 2016

Top News A new HHS report prepared for Congress notes the obvious fact that non-covered entities such as wearable and app vendors are not regulated by HIPAA, a situation it calls “a gap in oversight” …

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News 7/15/16

July 14, 2016

Top News VA CIO LaVerne Council, testifying to the Senate’s Committee on Appropriations about the future of VistA, defends the status of interoperability with the DoD. She is grilled about why the military’s diagnostic images …

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The War on Wearables

HIStalk looks at the bad rap wearables have been getting lately. From class action lawsuits against Fitbit to digital health snake oil comments, wearables have major ground to cover when it comes to winning over …

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