UCLA Health faces another lawsuit after breach; Christ Hospital to offer $49 telemedicine visits;

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> UCLA Health has been hit with another lawsuit after a hack of its computer network. The most recent suit is being filed on behalf of Miguel Ortiz, a Los Angeles resident and UCLA patient, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. Another UCLA patient, Michael Allen, filed a class-action lawsuit in July. Article

> Patients who have $49 and a smartphone can now reach a primary care doctor from Christ Hospital virtually, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier. The Cincinnati-area provider is piloting the telemedicine program, which currently is only available to the hospital's patients. Article

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> Electronic health records can increase a provider's malpractice exposure, according to an article published in Oncology Business Management. Article

> A greater percentage of doctors are unhappy with their electronic health records than five years ago, according to a survey from the American Medical Association and AmericanEHR Partners, a free online resource for the medical community created by the American College of Physicians and Cientes Technologies. Article

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> Though some have expressed concerns about the anticompetitive effects of the mergers among the nation's largest health insurers, one major benefit of consolidation is that it's likely to accelerate the industry's use of effective care management program. Article

And Finally... Cats are cute, but this is a bit much. Article