Employees at the Houston-based cancer center lost a laptop and two thumb drives containing data on approximately 33,800 patients. It's the fourth-largest HIPAA-related settlement ever paid to HHS' Office for Civil Rights.
Outcome Health has hired a top executive from advertising giant Publicis as its new CEO, replacing founder Rishi Shah.
In the revised framework, members of a patient-matching workgroup set out principles for linking patients to the health records—a challenge that has long eluded the industry.
An NYU Langone spokeswoman said the health system was "in talks about partnership and participating in some pilot opportunities" with Amazon but declined to elaborate beyond that description.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush has stepped down from the helm of the EHR vendor effective immediately. The move came after several allegations of inappropriate behavior came to light in recent weeks.
Since Advance Medical's focus lies outside the U.S., the acquisition will help Teladoc serve U.S. multinational employers, a third of whose employees are outside the country.
Mount Sinai Health System will use the AI technology to predict which patients are at the greatest risk of advanced kidney disease and take steps to treat them early on.
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf says creating actionable information is the key to driving improvement and innovation across the industry.
The state determined that Epic's contract with University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System for a new EHR was not the result of a conflict of interest, despite Cerner leaders' allegations.
The head of electronic health record company Athenahealth, which is mulling a sale to Elliott Management, attacked his wife 14 years ago during a custody battle, according to court documents cited by the Daily Mail.
The two EHR giants each served about a quarter of the U.S. acute-care hospital market in 2017. Epic had the biggest net growth in U.S. acute-care hospital clients over the year.
EHR vendor Athenahealth's board of directors is under pressure from Elliott Management to accept the hedge fund's nearly $7 billion cash offer.