- red light, stop

A new bill from the House of Representatives would prevent the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from writing the Meaningful Use Stage 3 rules until at least 2017.
 - Soldiers

At long last, the winning vendors for the Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) procurement effort have been named and they are Cerner, Leidos and Accenture. The group surprisingly beat out bids headed up by Allscripts and Epic.  

 - app

Use of wearables and mobile health apps has been growing but a new survey indicates users do not feel that their data are sufficiently secured by manufacturers.

 - money, computer

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is doing its part to create an interoperable learning health system by awarding 20 entities $38 million for three grant programs.

 - Maze

BOSTON—People think it can’t be true, but software has been regulated for decades, said Bradley Merrill Thompson, JD, attorney with Epstein, Becker & Green, during a session on regulatory decisions at mHealth + Telehealth 2015.