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ONC working on information blocking rule mandated by Cures Act | Health Data Management
The ONC is drafting a rule to define information-blocking, ONC head Dr. Donald Rucker said at this week's AMIA symposium. "It has to be addressed at the provider level as well as the vendor level," he said.
The investors are looking to freeze $225 million of their investments after Outcome Health allegedly lied to investors.
NewYork-Presbyterian specialists use telemedicine to treat stranded Puerto Ricans | Healthcare IT News
New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center staff set up telemedicine in Puerto Rico late last month so they could video-conference with providers in New York.
The FDA intends to prioritize applications from drugmakers that are the first to seek approval for generic versions of brand-name drugs.
Johnson & Johnson's medical device business opened its Center for Device Innovation at the Texas Medical Center Thursday. Part of the center is a rapid-prototyping engineering studio. "CDI at TMC represents unprecedented collaboration between the scientists, business leaders, academicians and investors required to bring revolutionary medical devices to market," said Johnson & Johnson's Sandi Peterson.
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Aaron Hernandez's brain has the most damage from chronic traumatic encephalopathy a research team has ever seen. The research team, from Boston University, found the most severe CTE damage seen in a brain from someone younger than 46 years old. Hernandez was 27 when he killed himself in prison this year after murdering a friend.
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