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Morning Headlines 6/27/16

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.