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Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

By Associated Press  |  March 02, 2015

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.

Dallas nurse who survived Ebola to sue Texas Health Resources

By Associated Press  |  March 01, 2015

A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.

University General Health System seeks Chapter 11 protection

By Melanie Evans  |  February 27, 2015

For-profit University General Health System, which closed one of its two hospitals in December, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the Texas company seeks to salvage operations for its remaining hospital.

Lawmakers oppose any further ICD-10 rollout delays

By Paul Demko  |  February 14, 2015

Judging from a House hearing last week, Congress is unlikely to further delay implementation of the ICD-10 coding system. Of course, few predicted last year's congressional decision to put it off for a year.

Data security needs more than encryption

Data security needs more than encryption

By Joseph Conn  |  February 14, 2015

The massive hacks at Anthem and Community Health Systems should boost the use of data-encryption technology, but the high-tech tool may not keep sensitive information from the clutches of sophisticated hackers, experts say.

Round 2: No win for the ACA

Round 2: No win for the ACA

By Merrill Goozner  |  February 14, 2015

Forget the smiley face the administration will put on the final numbers from the Affordable Care Act open-enrollment season that just ended. Sign-ups are lagging far behind original projections. And with the political and legal landscape littered with landmines, it's not going to get any easier.

Experts doubt Anthem breach will boost security spending

Experts doubt Anthem breach will boost security spending

By Joseph Conn  |  February 07, 2015

Eighty million Americans had sensitive data stolen in the recent data breach at health insurer Anthem. But that may not be enough to convince healthcare organizations to step up investment in IT security.

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