Roughly two weeks apart, on July 21, 2022 and August 5, 2022, respectively, Amazon made headlines for agreeing to acquire One Medical, “a human-centered and technology-powered primary care organization,” for approximately $3.9 billion and iRobot, a global consumer robot company, known for its creation of the Roomba vacuum, for approximately $1.7 billion. These proposed acquisitions have drawn … Continue Reading
On July 11, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published “Location, health, and other sensitive information: FTC committed to fully enforcing the law against illegal use and sharing of highly sensitive data,” on its Business Blog. The blog post is likely related to an Executive Order (the “EO”) signed by President Biden in the wake … Continue Reading
It’s not as trendy as Twitter or as headline-grabbing as Myspace, but health information technology is getting something that they won’t be getting – a massive infusion of federal cash. Pushed to the back pages a bit in the attention given to the recently signed federal stimulus legislation (H.R. 1) are the provisions that aim … Continue Reading
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