HHS Urges Court to Dismiss Lawsuit from ROI Vendor

HHS contends that a lawsuit filed against it by release of information vendor Ciox lacks standing and is asking the US District Court in Washington, DC to dismiss it.

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Panicked Patients Question Portal Best Practices

A recent study surveyed active portal users to find out how well patients understand the data and test results released to them through portals.

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Breaching a Hospital Network Takes Only Five Hours, Hackers Say

Hackers claim they can breach a healthcare organization in less than five hours, according to the 2018 Black Report survey from software company Nuix.

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Facebook, Hospitals Explored Data Sharing Project

Facebook recently hit the pause button on a secret data-sharing plan with top hospitals in light of reports that 87 million Facebook users’ data was compromised by political research firm Cambridge Analytica.

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ONC Launches Patient-Facing Guide to Online Medical Records

While the rates of consumers being given access to their online medical records is growing, many patients still do not fully grasp the value or see the need for this information.

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Apple Launches EHRs on iPhones

Apple announced last week that 39 major US health systems are participating in its Apple Health Records platform, which will allow patients at those providers to view their EHRs on their iPhones.

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