Andrea Fox

Andrea Fox is Senior Editor at Healthcare IT News. She has 20 years of experience covering numerous beats, including digital modernization, public health, environment and utilities, transportation and government policy and operations.

computer code on a screen
By Andrea Fox 03:43 pm December 21, 2023
The HHS 405(d) program has new resources to help small to large healthcare organizations navigate what's important when implementing cyber insurance.
FBI seal on an interior wall
By Andrea Fox 10:31 am December 21, 2023
The DOJ announced that the FBI also has decryptor keys for Blackcat ransomware victims and will "prioritize disruptions" as it works to "dismantle the ecosystem fueling cybercrime."
Jenny Ma, senior advisor in the HHS Office for Civil Rights, and  Dr. Mark Sendak of the Duke Institute for Health Innovation
By Andrea Fox 11:02 am December 20, 2023
Leaders at ONC's annual meeting were asked whether they're confident that federal agencies and the private sector can work together to foster innovation while protecting against bias and safety risks. Here's what they had to say.
Paul Brient, chief product officer of athenahealth
By Andrea Fox 03:20 pm December 15, 2023
"AI can fundamentally change the physician experience with an EHR by making it an intelligent partner for the clinician," says Paul Brient, chief product officer of athenahealth.
Healthcare professional with tablet and laptop
By Andrea Fox 11:49 am December 14, 2023
The agency said the new strategy is critical to achieving its goal of reducing cancer deaths by 50% and improving the burdens of cancer treatments on patients and families.
Doctor speaks with patient
By Andrea Fox 09:25 am December 14, 2023
Despite broad concern by health IT developers and owners, some deadlines have been pushed out in HTI-1, the new federal rule governing certification, AI transparency and other standards, while those for decision support algorithms have not.
The draft NIST differential privacy pyramid
By Andrea Fox 11:25 am December 13, 2023
The National Institute of Standards and Technology created guidance for evaluating differential privacy algorithms that could allow data to be publicly released without revealing the individuals within the dataset.
Beams of light shine between buildings.
By Andrea Fox 04:01 pm December 12, 2023
Five QHINs have completed the onboarding process, according to ONC, and will now drive higher levels of healthcare information interoperability across the U.S.
Hands are typing on a laptop with code on the screen.
By Andrea Fox 02:39 pm December 11, 2023
"Your data has been stolen and will soon be sold to various data brokers and black markets to be used in fraud and other criminals," the alleged attackers say in an email sent directly to one patient.
Individuals stand in a lobby while two shake hands.
By Andrea Fox 02:18 pm December 11, 2023
As a result of an investigation into overdue financial reports and threats of Nasdaq delisting, Veradigm CEO Richard Poulton and CFO Leah Jones resigned at the request of the company's board on Friday. The IT vendor also announced a billing AI tool.

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