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Ethical hacking at the DoD draws interest from HHS

HHS considers launching a hackathon that will pay hackers for discovering cyber vulnerabilities within the agency. The program would be modeled after the DoD’s recent pilot program “Hack the Pentagon.”

Medical Image Sharing | 2016

Peer60 publishes survey results on the medical image sharing industry, with respondents favoring cloud-based and site-to-site data sharing models.

Unexpected medical bills can cost American consumers thousands

PBS examines the problem of patients receiving bills from out-of-network specialists that delivered care during a hospitalization at an in network facility.

DaVincian Healthcare Nabs Overall Champion Award in Pymnts.com /Amazon Alexa Challenge

Austin, Tx-based digital health startup DaVincian Healthcare wins Amazon’s Alexa Challenge, a design contest launched to attract innovators to build new solutions for Amazon’s voice-command personal assistant. DavIncian entered a medication adherence solution that uses the platform to track prescription refills and connect patients, caregivers, and providers.

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  1. This could be helpful for those of us who are care takers to our aging parents. I had to write a page of scripts for my mom to use Alexa, just to get her shopping items added to our list. I’m not sure she’ll be able to handle this level of integration, but it will help me with her refills. Thanks for posting this link.







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