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Meaningful use rules in OMB for review
Healthcare IT News : September 4, 2015, 9:52 am
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has handed the baton to the Office of Management and Budget, as the rules for Stage 3 meaningful use and the modifications to Stage 2 inch closer to finalization.
The combined rules were delivered to OMB on September 3, the final step before publication.
BlackBerry acquired Good Technology: What the deal means for healthcare
Healthcare IT News : September 4, 2015, 8:10 am
BlackBerry has for more than a year now been trying to elbow its way into the healthcare market and doing so mostly via acquisitions.
That spending spree continued on Friday when the Canadian company revealed its intentions to buy Good Technology for $425 million in cash.
Good, a California-based developer of secure mobility solutions, bring a product portfolio including mobile device management, unified monitoring, app management and analytics.
Sony HIPAA breach lawsuit approaches settlement
Healthcare IT News : September 4, 2015, 8:04 am
Plaintiffs who slapped Sony Pictures with a class action lawsuit after their detailed medical records were swiped in a cyberattack last November have finally reached an agreement on a proposed settlement.
In a September 2 court filing, attorneys for the former Sony employees who sued the entertainment giant, said the two parties had come to an "agreement in principle on the material terms of a proposed settlement."
Privacy & Security
RCM company Emdeon to rebrand
Healthcare IT News : September 4, 2015, 7:45 am
Emdeon, which bills itself as one of the largest, independent healthcare technology companies providing analytics, connectivity, communications, payments, consumer engagement and workflow optimization platforms, today announced that the company is rebranding.
It will begin its rebranding in the fourth quarter this year with a new name: "Change Healthcare."
Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Top 5 stories of summer 2015
Healthcare IT News : September 4, 2015, 6:53 am
What with vacations over, schools back in session and daylight getting shorter by the day (even if summer has not yet officially ended), the holiday weekend offers a chance to take stock of what happened during the steamy season.