Eric Hargan, a Chicago-based lawyer, Bush administration HHS staffer, and member of President Trump’s transition team, has been named acting HHS secretary.
ONC announces a FHIR-based development challenge, asking experts to deploy FHIR servers using best practice security standards. The challenge aims to “identify unknown security vulnerabilities in the way open source FHIR servers are implemented.”
The Guardian reports that a hacker has compromised a Deloitte server containing email data from 350 clients, including the NIH, the State Department, the Department of Energy, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Defense.
Gary Fingerhut, the former executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, pleads guilty to fraud charges stemming and will serve between three and five years in prison.