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NIH issues genomic data sharing rules
Healthcare IT News : August 28, 2014, 11:08 am
The National Institutes of Health has issued a final policy it hopes will promote genomic data sharing as a way to improve health while still protecting the privacy of research participants.
[See also: Genomics come to HIE]
The NIH Genomic Data Sharing policy traces back to the Human Genome Project, which necessitated rapid and broad data release during its mapping and sequencing of the human genome, officials say.
New DEA rule means changes to eRx
Healthcare IT News : August 28, 2014, 10:37 am
A restrictive new rule change from the Drug Enforcement Administration, making it more difficult for physicians to prescribe opioids, will necessitate some changes to e-prescribing products and practices.
[See also: DEA: They want a new drug]
Everyone wants a piece of pop health
Healthcare IT News : August 28, 2014, 10:05 am
Healthcare organizations are struggling to get a handle on population health, according to a new report from Chilmark Research.
Chilmark's 2014 Analytics for Population Health Management Market Trends Report reveals a market that, while seeing strong growth of interest, is still very much in its infancy.
Gerry Hinkley - Privacy & Security Forum 2014 San Diego
Healthcare IT News : August 28, 2014, 9:22 am
Gerry Hinkley, a partner in Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's health care practice in San Francisco, provides advice on HIPAA preparation and planning for and responding to a breach.
Top security needs philosophical shift
Healthcare IT News : August 28, 2014, 8:01 am
If you knew that assailants or robbers had continuous access to your house, how would that change the way you manage home security? And if the door and window locks, fences, even the big-ticket alarm systems were not enough?
One option: You might assume every time you walk inside that someone is lying in wait.