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March 28, 2017
Chris Nerney

Medical, dental FTP servers being targeted by cyber criminals, FBI warns

Attackers seeking access to protected health information and personally identifiable information in order to intimidate, harass, and blackmail business owners.”
March 24, 2017
Chris Nerney

Chilmark Research: Healthcare IT vendors turning corner on interoperability

"Meanwhile, the value and uses of non-traditional data types continues to expand around the industry."
March 22, 2017
Chris Nerney

The core IT elements behind post-acute connected care

"You have to have an IT capability that allows you to optimize the patient journey.”
March 21, 2017
Chris Nerney

Is future of the ONC up in the air?

Former Louisiana congressman named deputy assistant secretary for health technology at HHS as vacancy remains at top of ONC.
March 17, 2017
Chris Nerney

White House budget slashes HHS funding by 18%

The 2018 federal budget proposed by President Donald Trump cuts $15.1 billion from the Department of Health and Human Services.
March 16, 2017
Chris Nerney

Why policy must drive interoperability efforts

Only strong regulatory incentives can push EHR vendors and providers to fully embrace interoperability, writes a University of Michigan professor in NEJM Catalyst.
March 14, 2017
Chris Nerney

Patients, providers say portals increase engagement

Survey shows progress in providers' use of technology to interact with patients.
March 10, 2017
Chris Nerney

Providers, payers on the cusp of digital transformation, surveys show

A number of digital transformation initiatives now in the pilot or research phases will graduate to the next level over the coming months.
March 09, 2017
Chris Nerney

GOP health plan clears first hurdle

House Ways and Means Committee approves portion of Republican's American Health Care Act.
March 09, 2017
Chris Nerney

Use of HIEs reduces ER readmissions and inpatient stays, HealthlinkNY study shows

“The results of our study leave no doubt that HIE access improves quality of healthcare and operational efficiency."