European Privacy Laws Impact American Companies, Providers

American companies—including healthcare providers—have been rushing to comply with the sweeping new privacy law enacted by the European Union that went into effect on May 25.

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GDPR: Add it to the Acronym List!
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GDPR: Add it to the Acronym List!

GDPR goes into effect May 25, 2018, and imposes fines and penalties for failure to comply. A lack of understanding or readiness could be devastating to a business or healthcare organization.

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Survey: Majority of Healthcare Workers Have Shared PHI Via Unsecured Methods

Eighty-seven percent of healthcare workers surveyed admitted to using non-secure email services to send sensitive information, according to the results of a new survey.

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Data Scientist Shortage Creates Competitive Job Market for Analytics, Informatics

According to a Bloomberg analysis, job postings for data scientists rose 75 percent from January 2015 to January 2018 at the popular job search website Indeed.com.

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VA Finalizes 10-year EHR Contract with Cerner

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has formally announced a 10-year $10 billion contract with EHR vendor Cerner, which is also the official EHR vendor for the US Department of Defense.

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