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September 6, 2016

Azure Roundup: New high-performance compute instances and more

By |September 6th, 2016

August was a slow month for tech news, but Microsoft continued to update its Azure cloud platform with a variety of new features, including a new type of instance for high-performance computing. Here’s the breakdown of all the features you need to know about:A new instance type powered by Nvidia Tesla GPUs

Microsoft announced the […]

Sophos’ false positive ruins the weekend for some Windows users

By |September 5th, 2016

A bad malware signature caused Sophos antivirus products to detect a critical Windows file as malicious on Sunday, preventing some users from accessing their computers.The false positive detection flagged winlogon.exe, an important component of the Windows Login subsystem, as a Trojan program called Troj/FarFli-CT. Because the file was blocked, some users who attempted to […]

March 23, 2016

NIH and ONC Launch the Sync for Science (S4S) Pilot: Enabling Individual Health Data Access and Donation

By |March 23rd, 2016

S4S pilots are coming! On February 25, 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), announced the launch of Sync for Science (S4S), a pilot to allow individuals to access their health data and send it to researchers in support […]

Google’s awful Inbox By Gmail gets slightly less awful, with this feature

By |March 16th, 2016

Google’s Inbox by Gmail gets the Smart Reply feature on the Web version, finally. But that’s not enough to get your humble blogwatcher to want to use this badly-thought-out excuse for a science experiment.Hopefully, Inbox will be on the next list of failed projects that Google decides to sunset. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers keep […]

Mobile apps emerging as essential population health tools

By |March 15th, 2016

While mobile apps are new enough on the care delivery scene that many providers have only begun dabbling, consumers are sending a strong message that forward-thinking hospital executives can translate into an opportunity for improving population health management programs. …read more

February 25, 2016

The Real HIPAA: Quality Assessment/Quality Improvement and Population-Based Activities Examples

By |February 25th, 2016

Welcome to the fourth and final blog post in our series on how HIPAA supports interoperability. In the previous installments, we provided practical examples and illustrations that show how Health Care Operations Permitted Uses and Disclosures apply to covered entities. In this post, we pick up where we left off and provide examples […]

Cerner expert: Population health, value-based care driving need for risk stratification

By |February 23rd, 2016

While it may not sound all that exciting at first blush, a working knowledge of the low-, mid- and high-risk stratification of populations is key to successfully moving toward value-based care. …read more

October 29, 2014

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By |October 29th, 2014

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September 10, 2014

Namecheap says accounts compromised in hacking incident

By |September 10th, 2014

Hosting provider Namecheap said Monday hackers compromised some of its users’ accounts, likely using a recently disclosed list of 1.2 billion usernames and passwords compiled by Russian hackers.
The “vast majority” of login attempts have failed, wrote Matt Russell, vice president of hosting, on a company blog.

The attackers are trying brute-force attempts to gain control […]