The Senate passes the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a bill designed to curb cyberattacks by providing US companies legal immunity for sharing protected information with the federal government. CHIME published a statement of support just after the bill cleared the Senate.
AMA publishes findings from its EHR user-centered design study, with McKesson and Allscripts finishing at the top with perfect scores, and Epic falling behind both Cerner and Meditech’s legacy system. AMA evaluated 20 EHRs in the study, choosing a mix of inpatient, ambulatory, current, and legacy systems.
HealthTap launches an all-in-one patient engagement platform designed to help health systems roll out telehealth, secure messaging, online appointment booking, appointment reminders, and a population health analytics system.