Foodborne infections persist; Evidence-based interventions can reduce racial, ethnic health disparities;

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> Although Salmonella infections declined 9 percent in 2013, foodborne infections persists in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's annual food safety report card. Report card

> University of Colorado Medical School and Children's Hospital Colorado will create a new division, the Center for Personalized Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, over the next five years, the Denver Post reports. Article

> Evidence-based local and national interventions can help reduce racial and ethnic health disparities for immunization coverage, HIV infection, smoking, and motor vehicle deaths and injuries, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Report

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> With HIPAA audits this fall expected to be more narrow in focus, healthcare organizations and their business associates must ensure that their documentation is meticulous, according to Adam Green, a privacy attorney with Washington, D.C.-based law firm Davis Wright Tremaine.  Article

> Effective integration with a health information exchange isn't easy, but there are ways to shorten the roadblocks and develop a comprehensive HIE strategy. Article

And Finally… That must have been some taco. Article