CMS Program to Give Providers Access to Medicare Patient Data

In an effort to accelerate the transformation of the nation’s healthcare system to one that is value-based, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), recently launched the Data at the Point of Care (DPC) pilot program. The pilot program, announced by CMS Administrator Seema Verma during a Blue Button Developer Conference, will give healthcare […]

Now is the time to protect against cyberthieves

For the second time in as many months, a major healthcare insurer has become the target of cyberthieves. This week, Premera Blue Cross announced it had been the target of hackers who gained access to the financial and medical information of 11 million members. In February, Anthem, Inc., announced that personal information of around 80 […]

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