Gov. Christie says reform law will not succeed; Up to 40% of federal exchange must be rebuilt;

News From Around the Web:
> New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the healthcare reform law "will not succeed; it just won't," reported The Hill's Healthwatch. Article

> The HealthCare.gov website has so many security flaws putting consumers' private information at risk user that it should be shut down until fixed, technology experts said at a congressional hearing, Reuters reported. Article

> As much as 40 percent of the federal health insurance exchange still needs to be rebuilt, Henry Chao, the deputy chief information officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, told the House Energy and Commerce Committee, according to the New York Times. Article

Health Provider News:
> The Obama administration and insurers oppose a proposal that hospitals buy their sickest and poorest patients health insurance under the reform law because it could create even more difficulties in the new healthcare exchange. Article

> A new Gallup poll shows 56 percent of U.S. adults believe it's not the government's responsibility to make sure all citizens have healthcare--a new record high. Article

Health IT News:
> Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City is looking to genomics technology to save newborns. Article

> Athletic apparel company Under Armour has announced its intention to buy MapMyFitness, one of the world's largest open fitness tracking platforms, for $150 million. Article

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