5 most-read health IT stories in December

Here are the five most-read health IT stories from December, beginning with the most popular.

1. Epic sued over overtime pay policies
A number of former and current Epic Systems quality assurance workers filed a lawsuit against the health IT vendor over the company's overtime pay policies. Read more

2. 6 largest HIPAA settlement fines of 2016
2016 served as evidence of two looming and growing issues in health IT: data breaches and HIPAA settlements. Read more

3. Calif. nurse fired over breach involving 528 patient records
A nurse at Glendale (Calif.) Adventist Medical Center was fired Nov. 30 after accessing more than 500 patient records without authorization. Read more

4. Why the phrase 'Can I ask you a question?' drives athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush nuts
How do you respond when someone approaches you and says, "Can I ask you a question?" Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush is in this situation frequently. Read more 

5. 9 things Judy Faulkner said when she sat down with Dr. Stephen Klasko
Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health President and CEO Stephen Klasko, MD, interviewed Epic Founder and CEO Judy Faulkner not about Epic's EHR — but about the future of healthcare. Read more 

More articles on health IT:
New Hampshire psychiatric patient accused of breach affecting 15k
$15k in electronic, computer items stolen from Pennsylvania outpatient hospital
Cerner purchases Kansas City manufacturing plant 

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