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Veterans affairs clerk stole personal information of more than 1,000 patients

by • 6 months ago

A medical center in Long Beach, California, which has since fired a clerk who was found with hard drives and flash drives filled with private information, originally claimed he had the data "so that he could work from home."

In rural Alaska, new internet service is set to transform daily life

by • 6 months ago

The state's chief information officer says a recent tour of the region's new internet infrastructure revealed burgeoning opportunities for a once disconnected people.

Data breach in San Francisco exposes personal information of nearly 900 patients

by • 7 months ago

The affected patients were victims of a larger breach that exposed 45,000 records nationwide.

Minnesota's only suicide hotline is in danger of closing

by • 8 months ago

The state needs roughly million in additional funding annually to keep its call center open.

Ohio opioid competition vaults into challenge phase

by • 9 months ago

Winning ideas have been awarded small cash prizes and now the real competition begins as challengers develop their solutions.

Nevada expects to cut costs with new health insurance exchange site for 2019

by • 10 months ago

The state is aiming to eliminate more than million in fees paid to the federal government for access to HealthCare.gov.

Opioid data tool tracks overdoses, prescriptions in Pennsylvania

by • 10 months ago

The governor says access to new information will help law enforcement and healthcare providers confront what he has officially declared a statewide emergency.

Nebraska begins tracking every prescription in state database

by • 10 months ago

In a bid to improve patient safety, the state is taking a more meticulous approach than most.

Maryland recoups $81 million from botched Medicaid system upgrade

by • 10 months ago

A court battle with its technology vendor has ended in a settlement payout to the state's health department.

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