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July 19, 2019  4:18 PM

Clinical Pathology Laboratories comes forward, also hit by AMCA breach

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Clinical Pathology Laboratories Inc. is the latest victim of a massive data breach that occurred at the American Medical Collection Agency, increasing the number of potentially affected patients to

July 9, 2019  12:02 PM

ONC deputy national coordinator for health IT departs

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will have a new deputy leader starting next month. ONC announced Monday that Jon White, M.D., deputy national coordinator for health IT, will take on a new role outside of ONC as associate chief of staff of research at the Veterans...


July 2, 2019  2:24 PM

After sudden departure, CMS says it’s ‘committed’ to CHIO role

Makenzie Holland Profile: Makenzie Holland

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it is committed to the role of federal chief health informatics officer, despite the sudden departure of its first appointment. Mark Roche, M.D., left the role as CHIO after less than four months on the job, according to news reports. Roche,...


June 6, 2019  12:38 PM

American Medical Collection Agency breach impact reaches 20 million

Makenzie Holland Profile: Makenzie Holland

A third medical testing company announced it has been impacted by the American Medical Collection Agency data breach, putting the total number of patients potentially affected at 20 million. In an 8-K form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, OPKO Health, Inc., said 422,600...


April 9, 2019  4:26 PM

DirectTrust gets accreditation to develop health data exchange standards

Makenzie Holland Profile: Makenzie Holland

DirectTrust, a nonprofit association of health IT and healthcare organizations, has taken a step forward in developing health data exchange standards. The nonprofit announced Tuesday that it has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (


March 6, 2019  2:16 PM

CMS taps Mark Roche as agency’s first chief healthcare informatics officer

Makenzie Holland Profile: Makenzie Holland

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services appointed a new leader to drive change and interoperability in healthcare from the federal level. Mark Roche, a physician informaticist, will take on the


March 1, 2019  4:05 PM

AWS healthcare technical lead says interoperability in healthcare at scale a challenge

Makenzie Holland Profile: Makenzie Holland

Interoperability in healthcare isn't just a buzzword for the healthcare community, it's also something technology companies are talking about. Patrick Combes, technology leader for healthcare and life sciences at Amazon Web Services (AWS), said interoperability in healthcare is one of the...


February 1, 2019  4:06 PM

Intermountain Healthcare executive talks FHIR standard

Makenzie Holland Profile: Makenzie Holland

Stan Huff has spent years helping create what he believes is now one of the best standards for moving healthcare closer to interoperability. The Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources...

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January 15, 2019  5:09 PM

ONC updates, adds to Interoperability Standards Advisory

Makenzie Holland Profile: Makenzie Holland

Rules and regulations proposed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology hang in limbo, thanks to the government shutdown. But that...


January 7, 2019  9:46 AM

HHS publishes guide on cybersecurity practices

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

The Department of Health and Human Services published a guide of cybersecurity practices with the aim of reducing the growing risk from cyberattacks. The...


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