5 most-read health IT stories in October

The following were the five most-read health IT stories in October.

1. St. Joseph Health to pay $2M HIPAA settlement
Irvine, Calif.-based St. Joseph Health agreed to pay a $2.14 million fine to settle claims that the health system violated HIPAA. Read more

2. This reporter tried to gather all his medical records in 72 hours. Here's what happened
After Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton to release her full medical records, New York Times reporter Margot Sanger-Katz wrote an article calling the idea of complete medical records "fiction." But is it really impossible to hunt down all your medical records? NYT reporter Ron Lieber wanted to find out. Read more

3. Epic 'fact checks' recent comments made by athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush
It's not just news organizations and political campaigns that are fact checking public statements. Epic fact checked a recent interview between athenahealth Co-founder and CEO Jonathan Bush and MedCity News. Read more

4. Physicians' opinions of EHR vendors: 13 findings
The latest report from healthcare technology market research firm peer60 finds physicians remain highly dissatisfied with their EHRs, some providers still seek to switch vendors and Epic has gained traction in the ambulatory EHR market, making other vendors more vulnerable for replacement. Read more

5. 17 female health IT company CEOs to know
These 17 women are transforming the healthcare industry with technologies designed to enhance efficiency, quality and access of care. Read more

More articles on health IT:
New cybersecurity technology raises $30k in 1 day through crowdfunding
Apple brings Duke physician to its healthcare team
How UCHealth is using technology to treat stroke victims en route to the hospital

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