- time, calendar, delay

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the deadline for eligible professionals to attest to Meaningful Use to March 20.

 - CMS greenlights LDCT lung cancer screening

A survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults revealed that Americans are ready and willing to leverage health apps and wearable devices to improve their personal health.

 - Medical_Home

Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic have formed Vivre Health, a strategic alliance focused on innovative telehealth and home health solutions.

 - DJPatil

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has named DJ Patil, PhD, as deputy chief technology officer for data policy and chief data scientist.

 - app

EHR vendor Epic Systems is getting ready to launch an app store for third-party developers to build add-ons for Epic’s core products. The store, reportedly called App Exchange, is seen as Epic’s response to criticisms that the Verona, Wis.-based company has been a hindrance to interoperability of patient data for healthcare organizations using systems from different vendors, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.