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Anthem hack: Personal data stolen sells for 10X price of stolen credit card numbers

Security analysts report that the Anthem hackers should be able to sell the stolen health records for as much as $1,000 each, making them ten times more valuable than stolen credit card data.

Defense Health shoring up IT ahead of EHR move

The Defense Health Agency reports that it will spend 2015 updating its IT infrastructure in preparation for its upcoming EHR implementation.

VITL Launches Marketing Push With Super Bowl Ad

The Vermont Health Information Exchange spent $13,000 to run a 30-second regional commercial during the Super Bowl in an effort to increase patient consent rates and boost physician utilization.

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