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HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum to focus on confronting internet of things, ransomware

Privacy & SecurityHIMSS Privacy and Security Forum to focus on confronting internet of things, ransomwareThe two-day conference in San Francisco during May will also include best practices and proven approaches as well as projections about the


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FDA approval of first-ever Batten treatment ‘bittersweet’ for family battling disease

Rare Diseases FDA approval of first-ever Batten treatment 'bittersweet' for family battling disease The agency’s decision on Brineura, which is manufactured by Biomarin Pharmaceutical


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Malaria on rise in US as travelers return with disease

INFECTIOUS DISEASE Malaria on rise in US as travelers return with disease More than 2,000 people in the U.S. return from visits abroad with


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Are cholesterol, saturated fat less important to heart disease?

Cholesterol Are cholesterol, saturated fat less important to heart disease? Not all experts agree that it's time to shift the focus away from cholesterol


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Trump administration loosens Obama-era school lunch requirements

Nutrition Trump administration loosens Obama-era school lunch requirements May 1, 2017: Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue eats lunch with students at the Catocin Elementary School


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Major health systems pay millions in fraud settlements

Government & PolicyMajor health systems pay millions in fraud settlementsPartners and Indiana University have reached multimillion dollar settlements with the DOJ over allegedly fraudulent grant funding, False Claims Act violations. Brigham and Women’s Hospital “has made


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DoD awards Abbott $11 million to create mobile test for traumatic brain injury

Government & PolicyDoD awards Abbott $11 million to create mobile test for traumatic brain injuryThe latest project builds on Abbott’s ongoing development of tests clinicians can use with mobile devices.The U.S. Department of Defense has picked


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Partners and Indiana University have reached multimillion dollar settlements with the DOJ over allegedly fraudulent grant funding, False Claims Act violations.


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Spending bill funds healthcare initiatives to fight opioid abuse, create telehealth center

Government & PolicySpending bill funds healthcare initiatives to fight opioid abuse, create telehealth centerBill gives no guarantee of funding for cost-sharing reduction payments, viewed by insurers as crucial to stabilizing ACA premiums.The spending bill hammered out


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I Know It When I See It: Coordinated Care

MORE FROM: Connecting care around the world: moving from vision to reality The Four Success Factors in Pop Health Connected Care Democratizing data to transform population health and care Apps showcase the benefits of FHIR on


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