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Morning Headlines 3/25/19

FDA Chief Calls For Stricter Scrutiny Of Electronic Health Records

Departing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says FDA oversight of EHRs would be appropriate “when they’re doing things that could create risk for patients” in turning into a medical device.

Healthcare Analytics Leaders Clinigence and QualMetrix Merge to Accelerate Value-Based Care and Population Health Management

Population health analytics company QualMetrix becomes a subsidiary of quality reporting software vendor Clinigence.

Wolters Kluwer provides NASA astronauts in outer space access to UpToDate clinical decision support resource

Wolters Kluwer is providing International Space Station astronauts with access to its UpToDate medical information resource.

UCLA Health System Settlement

UCLA Health System (CA) will spend $5.5 million on cybersecurity defense as part of a proposed settlement stemming from a 2015 data breach that left patient data exposed for nearly a year.