NIST releases updated cybersecurity education strategic plan; UCLA facilities create healthcare tech center;

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> The National Institute of Standards and Technology released an updated National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education strategic plan. This mission for the plan, according to NIST, is "to energize and promote a robust network and an ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development." Plan

> A new center focused on improving reliability of healthcare technology and creating tools that allow patients to heal at home has been formed by the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. Announcement

Health Insurance News

> As health insurers start to file their premium rate proposals for qualified health plans, a new report from the Obama administration points out that Affordable Care Act plan premiums rose an average of only 8 percent last year despite predictions of widespread double-digit increases. Article

> The Obama administration has proposed a compromise in the battle over birth control coverage: Companies with religious affiliations could be exempt from providing health insurance coverage for contraceptives as long as the women can get coverage elsewhere. Article

Health Finance News

> The number of provider-led health plans and enrollees in those plans is growing, but close to half of 89 provider-led plans lost money over a three-year period, according to a new report from McKinsey & Co. Article

And Finally... They had one job. Article