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Epic EHR costs push ProMedica into the red

Epic EHR costs push ProMedica into the red

ProMedica, a health system based in Toledo, Ohio, is in the middle of installing an Epic Systems Corp. electronic health record, and that transition led to some financial pain in the first half of 2016.

Tumblr tackles mental health issues

In recent years, social media sites have tried to take a more active role in promoting mental health, with mixed results. Now the Manhattan-based blogging site Tumblr is taking a discussion-oriented approach.

DeSalvo praised for navigating rough patch in health IT journey

DeSalvo praised for navigating rough patch in health IT journey

Dr. Karen DeSalvo has completed her leg of the marathon federal program to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. And she managed to finish without tripping over some of the biggest hurdles in the initiative's history.

At 20, is HIPAA hitting its stride, or is it over the hill?

At 20, is HIPAA hitting its stride, or is it over the hill?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act—the law the federal government uses to police the privacy and security of the nation's health information—is turning 20, and some people may wonder if it's up to the job in 2016 and beyond.

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