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Oops! Error by Systema Software exposes millions of records with insurance claims data and internal notes

A data security hobbyist searching through public Amazon Web Services sub-domains finds exposed databases containing personal information from more than a million Kansas State Self Insurance Fund customers, as well as claims documents from cloud-based claims management vendor Systema Software.

Health Information Technology in the United States, 2015: Transition to a Post-HITECH World

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation publishes its 2015 review of health IT, focusing on HIEs, payment reform, big data, and evaluating HITECH’s success.

The Changing Role of the CIO

John Halamka, MD is promoted to CIO of the BIDMC System, while his second in command Manu Tandon will take over as CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

How Playing the Long Game Made Elizabeth Holmes a Billionaire

Inc. profiles Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, calling her the next Steve Jobs and quoting Stanford University dean of engineering and Theranos advisor Channing Robertson as saying, “Just one or two of these people come forward every generation, and she’s one of them.”

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