Lawmakers call out Anthem on cyberattack notifications; Health tech company Keystone Technologies raises $850K;

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> Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) sent a letter to Anthem telling the payer it needs to speed up its notifications to consumers involved in the recent cyberattack on the company, according to an article at the Tennessean. "More than a month after discovery of the breach, the vast majority of Americans affected by this attack … have yet to receive notice directly from Anthem that their personal information has been compromised," the lawmakers wrote. In response to the letter, Kristin Binns, vice president of public relations at Anthem, said in an email to the newspaper that the payer has "accelerated" its member notification mailings. Article

> St. Louis-based Healthcare tech company Keystone Technologies has raised $850,000 in funding to further develop technology, according to a St. Louis Business Journal article. Article

Health Insurance News

> While the Affordable Care Act has provided 16.4 million Americans with health insurance, one demographic continues to face challenges when it comes to accessing care. Latinos are the largest ethnic minority group in the country, but they are also the most underserved by both insurers and providers, according to a study in the Annual Review of Public Health. Article

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>  Issues with a high-tech appliance called an automated endoscope reprocessor may bear a large portion of the blame for a superbug outbreak that has killed and sickened patients in hospitals across the country and left the government scrambling to update its regulations for reusable medical devices. Article

> One of the nation's largest hospital-based systems has made strides in physician engagement by building an infrastructure for its ambulatory services, according to Hospitals & Health Networks. Article

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