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UPMC's data mission: balance population health and precision medicine

As both provider and payer, UPMC is not just an IDS, it’s an IDFS – what Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Rasu Shrestha describes as an “integrated delivery financial system.” Managing those twin imperatives at such as high level means lots and lots of data. “We have a lot of data across the health services group,”… Read More »

Feds fine hospital that didn’t cut data access to former employee

Pagosa Springs Medical Center in Colorado, a critical access hospital, will pay $ 111,400 to the HHS Office for Civil Rights. The small provider is being hit after neglecting to terminate access to protected heath information after an employee left the practice. A complaint sent to OCR alleged the former employee continued to have access… Read More »

Data breach at Atrium Health impacts more than 2.6M records

A major cyber event at Atrium Health, an expansive delivery system with more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations, could affect more than 2.6 million patient records. Included in that total are about 700,000 affected individuals whose Social Security numbers were compromised and are being offered credit monitoring services from Kroll. “It is very… Read More »