Healthcare.gov signups extended; Various factors behind UCLA outbreak;

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> The Obama administration said that signups for insurance coverage on the Healthcare.gov website will be extended through April, and that incorrect tax data was sent to more than 800,000 enrollees, the Wall Street Journal reported. Article

> Regulatory gaps and the overuse of antibiotics are among the reasons that a deadly bacterial outbreak occurred at the UCLA Health system, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

> Despite their other woes, Veterans Administration hospitals have far outpaced other institutions in terms of testing patients for MRSA infections, KGW-TV reported. Article

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President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative promises a "new era of medicine--one that delivers the right treatment at the right time," and seeks $215 million to expand access to genetic data in order to better target disease treatments. Article

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> The healthcare industry lags behind almost all others when it comes to privacy and security practices--and that holds true when it comes to email communication as well, according to a report from Agari. Article

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