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UM's Sue Schade: Women advancing in health IT careers, but there's more to do

More women are working in the health IT field, but there's still more work to do, says Sue Schade, chief information officer at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers.

Study: Barriers impact use of public health data

Despite an increase in health data collection--barriers remain to gaining and using the information to improve care, according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

Beth Israel Deaconess to pay $100K in fines for 2012 data breach

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will pay $100,000 in fines as a result of a 2012 data breach in which a physician's laptop was stolen from the hospital.

Most patients willing to share health data with researchers, employers

A majority of patients would be willing to share their healthcare information with researchers, employers, health plans, and their own doctors, according to a new poll.

USDA awards $8.6 million in telehealth grants to rural areas

Rural communities are getting a boost to improve healthcare and educational services with the help of millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Payer consortium to help small practices switch to ICD-10

Payers have joined together to help smaller providers make the switch to ICD-10, reports  ICD-10 Monitor.

2015 healthcare predictions: Growth in analytics, mobile, security risks

Big data continues to dominate the 2015 predictions for health IT from IDC Health Insights, though security plays a major role as well.

Digital health records: Toss them out and start over?

Despite the millions they've spent on digitizing medical records, many hospitals would be better off just scrapping their systems, according to an article at  Hospitals & Health Networks.

HHS proposes more transparency for clinical trials process

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health have proposed new rules for clinical trials that clarify requirements for registering the trials and submitting trial results online at ClinicalTrials.gov.

GOP lawmakers grill Todd Park over Healthcare.gov glitches

Despite stepping down from his role of U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Todd Parks' Healthcare.gov woes are not over yet. Park testified in front of the House Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday, where GOP lawmakers grilled him over his claims that he did not know of any issues with the health exchange website before Oct. 1, 2013.