Morning Headlines 2/3/23
DrFirst Acquires Diagnotes Secure Messaging and Care Coordination Platform
DrFirst acquires the caregiver collaboration tools of Diagnotes.
HHS Office for Civil Rights Settles HIPAA Investigation with Arizona Hospital System Following Cybersecurity Hacking
Banner Health will pay $1.25 million to settle HHS OCR HIPAA charges from a 2016 data breach that involved the records of nearly 3 million patients.
Democrats working on ‘comprehensive’ VA electronic health record reform bill — sources
Congressional sources say Democrats are drafting a bill that would seek to reform the VA’s EHR modernization program, rather than scrapping it as proposed by some of their Republican counterparts.
Machine learning model predicts physician turnover
Yale researchers are using machine learning to predict physician turnover, using de-identified EHR and physician data to review the amount of time they are using EHRs, their patient volumes, and their ages and length of employment.