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Care New England pays $400,000 for lack of current HIPAA agreement

Four-hospital Care New England Health System, based in Providence, R.I., has agreed to pay $400,000 and write a corrective action plan after a federal investigation found it lacked an up-to-date business associate's agreement between it and one of its hospitals.

GAO slams HHS in health IT cybersecurity report

The GAO has released what's being called a "scathing" report on cybersecurity readiness and threats in health IT. The agency says HHS' investigations often result in technical advice that is not pertinent and that the agency doesn't always follow up to ensure corrective actions have been taken.

HCSC shifting IT jobs overseas: report

HCSC shifting IT jobs overseas: report

Chicago-based Health Care Service Corp. is planning to lay off 70% of its IT infrastructure staff and offshore the jobs to a foreign country, according to a trade magazine for technology workers.

Blog: Healthcare innovators optimistic about cost containment

Members of a panel of healthcare leaders who gathered in Chicago this week remain optimistic that through innovations and a persistent approach to patient-centered, data-driven care delivery, the healthcare industry can attack costs and bring them under control.

Blog: It's not all about the wearable

Blog: It's not all about the wearable

Though employers and health insurers are increasingly handing out wearable devices to help plan members stay healthy, wearing a fitness tracker many not help you shed any pounds, according to a recent study.

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