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September 18, 2017 | Richard Staynings
Last week the US Food and Drug Administration took the unprecedented step of recalling a biomedical device because of concerns over its lack of cybersecurity. MORE
September 18, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
These are the steps infosec pros should be taking today. MORE
September 18, 2017 | Jessica Davis - Associate Editor, Healthcare IT News
While 86 percent of IT security professionals found threat data valuable to their security missions, only 51 are using the intelligence to handle risk, Ponemon says. MORE
September 18, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
New company's name and leadership structure not decided yet, buy companies says deal gives new entity broader penetration. MORE
September 18, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
Insurers provide the broader view on claims while hospitals have the deeper information on patient care through electronic medical records. MORE
September 18, 2017 | Bernie Monegain - Editor, Healthcare IT News
Staff accuse Kaiser of putting patients and data at risk by stalling contract negotiations. MORE
September 18, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
Yes, health entities need to be held responsible for protecting patient data but public shaming isn't making that happen. There's a better way forward. MORE
September 18, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
By giving patients control over their data, the technology could enable better privacy protections, more efficiency and easier information exchange. MORE
September 11, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
September 11, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
Mackinac enables easier collaboration, expedited document sharing between providers and payers, Hyland says. MORE
September 11, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
Insurers must decide whether to assume CSRs will continue, increase premiums, or leave market. MORE
September 11, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
Manufacturers should make safe connectivity a central part of their design process and clearly communicate devices' interface characteristics, the agency says. MORE
September 11, 2017 | Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
Insurers plan sharp rate hikes next year unless Congress removes uncertainty by appropriating money to pay discounts, about $10 billion in 2018. MORE
September 11, 2017 | Jessica Davis - Associate Editor, Healthcare IT News
Devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, and likely Hurricane Irma, highlights the pressing need for healthcare EHR interoperability, but a few providers said cloud-based tech help them deliver care... MORE
September 11, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
A rock star lineup of health IT pros including Karen DeSalvo, John Halamka weigh in on where the program went astray and suggest the direction that government and industry should steer towards. MORE
September 11, 2017 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
A Kaiser Family Foundation survey this summer of state Medicaid officials said 10 states would run out of CHIP funding by end of the year. MORE
September 05, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
Ropemaker, IRS and FBI phishing scams, leaked IoT creds and more arose during the month that just closed. MORE
September 05, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
The National Quality Forum has released new guiding principles for a truly interoperable healthcare system. MORE
September 05, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
Most patients who are in the emergency department belong there and insurers should cover those visits, ACEP says. MORE
September 05, 2017 | Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News
The Australian biotech firm's largest share holder is Rep. Chris Collins; HHS Secretary Tom Price sold his shares earlier this year. MORE

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