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HIPAA Fee Policy ‘Threatens To Upend’ Records Industry: Suit

Release of information/HIM vendor Ciox Health sues HHS, saying HIPAA’s limitation on how much patients can be charged for copies of their medical records has saddled providers with hundreds of millions of dollars in new costs.

Philips to move company headquarters from Andover to Cambridge

Philips plans to relocate its North American headquarters by 2020, taking 2,000 employees to a new facility in Cambridge.

Army Virtual Medical Center launches at BAMC

Brooke Army Medical Center (TX) launches Army Medicine’s first virtual medical center.

Report ranks software developer as the best job in the US this year

A US News & World Report survey finds that software developer is the best job of 2018, outranking healthcare jobs for the first time.

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