Standardization of data exchange remains a Holy Grail; Mayo Clinic creates center to study healthcare delivery;

> "A standardized method of exchanging all healthcare information remains a Holy Grail," Ken Terry writes in FierceHealthIT. "But even if that doesn't emerge in the near future, there still are ways of exchanging less robust data sets that will allow providers to communicate and coordinate care better than they do today." --Read the full commentary at FierceHealthIT

> Data-breach solutions company ID Experts released the newest version of RADAR, a web-based tool allowing organizations to make informed decisions that support privacy office and counsel guidance while measuring overall privacy program performance.  RADAR includes a repository for storing documents associated with privacy compliance. Press release

> The Mayo Clinic has launched the Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, which will focus on the continuous improvement of delivering healthcare services. The enterprise will study delivery modes throughout the Mayo system, particularly its campuses in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona. FierceHealthFinance

> The Connecticut-based Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, a 109-bed general acute-care hospital, announced an agreement with MobileMD, Inc., to provide health information exchange and certified, interoperable electronic health record systems to CHH and its healthcare community. Press release

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