JAMIA seeks submissions for HIT safety issue; Indiana governor signs telemedicine bill into law;

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> The Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association is seeking submissions for a special focus issue on health IT safety. The journal is seeking research on IT-related hazards, how they happen and how to prevent them. Announcement

> Indiana will now allow patients to be treated via telemedicine without first needing an in-person visit after Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation into law, according to Politico's Morning e-Health. Article

Provider News

> The business of healthcare has become less about simply treating the sick and more about addressing a wide range of factors that impact patients' health. And one major provider has bet big on a more holistic approach to health. Article

> Miscommunication in healthcare is one of the top patient safety risks, contributing to up to a quarter of readmissions. But in a fast-paced, chaotic hospital setting, proper communication is easier said than done; to ensure it, healthcare leaders and workers must acquire key skills. Article

Health Insurance News

> Anthem's public spat with Express Scripts has escalated into a lawsuit against the pharmacy benefits management company that charges it with failing to pass on prescription drug savings. Article

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