Health IT

National Institutes of Health has unveiled a seven-year, $656 million initiative, Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K), to make huge biomedical data sets available to researchers worldwide, reports Los Angeles Times.

A computer error is why Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital staff accidentally discharged a patient diagnosed with Ebola, reports CBS News.

Facebook may venture into the healthcare field.

With reimbursement penalties starting up on Oct. 1 for providers who fail to adequately share patient data, many physicians are reporting struggles with exchanging health data between disparate EHR systems, reports The New York Times.