CMMI awards $10 million for development of Web-based model of dementia care; CHIME, iHT2 team up to host educational programs on cybersecurity;

News From Around the Web

> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation have awarded a $10 million grant to the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of California San Francisco to develop a new Web-based model of dementia care, WOWT6 News reports. The model is projected to save $4.3 million over the three-year lifespan of the grant. Article

> The vaccination records for close to 300 children are in jeopardy following the May theft of a laptop from the San Antonio (Texas) Metropolitan Health District, according to HealthITSecurity. The records included patient last names, dates of birth, doctor identifiers and immunization names. Article

> The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and the Institute for Health Technology Transformation are joining forces to host a series of one-day educational programs for hospital technology and security leaders. The series will focus on cybersecurity and privacy. Announcement

Health Insurance News

> The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit last week reversed a ruling requiring a government contractor to release in-house fraud investigation reports, according to the D.C.-based law firm Wiley Rein. "This decision is welcome news for companies that do business with the government," the firm wrote. Article

Provider News

> Nurses feel stressed out, unsupported by management and overburdened at work, according to a survey from the Vickie Milazzo Institute in Houston. More than 3,300 nurses who responded to the survey said the biggest contributors to work-related stress included long hours, lack of authority and poor compensation. Article

And Finally... All he wanted was a "smackerel" of food. Article

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