Autism Speaks, Google team up to create research library; AMDIS, CHIME form alliance;

News From Around the Web

> Autism Speaks and Google are teaming up to use Google Cloud to address the challenge of managing, analyzing and disseminating research on autism spectrum disorder. Announcement

> Under a new alliance between the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, CHIME will provide support to AMDIS in education and public policy. Announcement

Health Insurance News

> In-home health assessments of Medicare Advantage customers generate billions of dollars in payments to insurers, but the value of these services is in dispute. Article

Provider News

> Although Massachusetts legalized medical marijuana, the Drug Enforcement Agency allegedly threatened physicians with ties to prospective dispensaries to resign from their positions with these companies or lose their licenses to prescribe controlled substances. Article

> The U.S. healthcare industry is in the midst of a sea change, and organizations should study other industries to learn how to navigate the chaos, according to global management consultants McKinsey & Company. Article

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