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FDA Announces New Steps to Empower Consumers and Advance Digital Healthcare

The FDA announces a new digital health certification process for software developers that will focus on certifying the vendor, rather than the software product itself.

Senate Health Care Vote: Disarray Over Narrow Repeal Measure

Four GOP Senators refuse to vote for a “skinny” ACA repeal bill without ironclad assurances that it will be followed with a comprehensive replacement bill. Lindsay Graham (R- SC) explains, “The skinny bill as policy is a disaster. The skinny bill as a replacement for Obamacare is a fraud.” Final votes on the bill are scheduled for Friday.

ECMC spent nearly $10 million recovering from massive cyberattack

Erie County Medical Center refused to pay a $30,000 ransom demanded by hackers earlier this year, but ultimately spent $10 million restoring its network following the attack.

Eye on Oversight – Electronic Health Records

HHS OIG publishes a video addressing the eClinicalWorks fraud settlement.

Amazon has a secret health tech team called 1492 working on medical records, virtual doc visits

Amazon has a sunkworks lab called 1492 that is reportedly focusing on health IT projects.

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Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

  1. Just a word of thanks. I’ve sent out links to four separate articles mentioned in today’s HIStalk to my group. This blog continues to be the best source of Health IT info, hands down.

  2. I’m very curious about Amazon’s 1492 initiative. They do so many things well (IMO) that I’m excited about the possibilities. I’ve had good experiences with Amazon, so I guess it lends itself to me deeming them more trustworthy with my PHI than say Google or Apple, should it come to that. Initial impressions and all…







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