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London hospital discovers ‘extreme’ risk to patients due to poor record-keeping

More than 100,000 patient records are “potentially high risk” due to poor management

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Legislation would expand e-signature use in IRS forms

Would speed third-party representation in tax disputes

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Electronic wills set to come online under Florida law

Sunshine State lawmakers pass bill; governor expected to sign

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British Columbia doctors rebel against electronic records system

Health authority now refusing to accept their paper orders

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Last-day legislation modernizes Colorado access to electronic records

Colorado joins 15 states and the federal government in expanding electronic records access.

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Trucking companies turn to digital records after seeing results with online app

Employment application tool proves useful in getting haulers to complete paperwork

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Veterans Affairs’ secretary weighs commercial options to replace aging EHR system

Congress wants interoperability with Defense Department; V.A. needs funding to get there.

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Biometric records lead to man’s arrest in wife’s murder

Fitbit data breaks a key claim in the suspect’s alibi

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U.K. records its first all-electronic contract exchange for residential real estate

Transaction seen as more secure than traditional in-person signatures with witnesses

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DocuSign co-founder discusses company’s future in SXSW interview

‘We’re in no rush’ to do a potential IPO, says Tom Gonser

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Study: Teaching hospitals at greatest risk for large e-records breaches

Study published by Journal of the American Medical Association correlates hospital size, teaching mission with data vulnerability

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IBM: Healthcare most susceptible to inside jobs targeting e-records

Healthcare IT inside attacks dwarf those in financial, retail sectors

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NPR looks at pros and cons of digital lending and machine learning

‘Alternative data’ could make credit fairer — or judgments more arbitrary

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Opinion: Regulatory overhaul ordered at U.S. Treasury should consider Dynamic Disclosures

Dynamic disclosures would give consumers a clearer idea of their financial position, writes ESRA counsel

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Fewer federal agencies than expected meet email management deadline

National Archives official also doubts 95 percent will be compliant by 2019

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Colorado DUI convictions in doubt after e-signature forgeries alleged

Whistleblower’s claim call 130 cases into question; defense bar demands investigation

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U.S. Census Bureau turns to VASCO to save money and time

eSignLive to save Census $1.2 million in its performance management processes

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E-signature bill roils Idaho state legislature, but still passes

New lawmakers object to legislation drafted out-of-state

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Researchers turn to electronic signatures to protect Galileo satellite network

Hackers can thwart the GPS network by sending out false signals

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Solution for healthcare providers, by healthcare tech provider, unveiled

Medforce Technologies introduces SignCenter to improve paperlessness and efficiency

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Adobe rolls out first open-source cloud-based digital signature standards

Updates digital signature platform with Cloud Signature Consortium API; new features come to Adobe Sign

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Federal ruling: Login and password isn’t an e-signature

Driver gave his credentials, says Uber signed arbitration agreement without his consent

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Internet Archive offers to host PACER for free

Public-private proposal would resolve legal dispute over fees charged

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VASCO shows ‘selfie authentication’ app at fintech expo

‘Smile & Sign’ delivers user convenience with security, validation and compliance

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Indiana notary bill passes without remote notarization language

Secretary of state says she still supports the idea for future legislation

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Researchers turn to smartwatches to verify signatures, detect forgeries

Could move signature verification away from dedicated devices

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Analysis: Global e-signature market to quadruple in five years

Software drives interest and demand in e-signature solutions

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Lawsuit against PACER proceeds as a class action

Plaintiffs allege $145 million in federal court records fees have been used to cover other costs

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Researchers use a patient’s heartbeat as the password for their medical records

Solution seen as a big assist to growing field of telemedicine care

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DocuSign names new CEO, ending 15-month search

Daniel Springer, who helmed Responsys, takes reins from Keith Krach

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Maine courts move to electronic record-keeping

First implementation in two counties to be complete by 2019, rest of the state by 2021

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Federal court upholds ‘clickwrap’ agreement in employment lawsuit

Employees sued after violating noncompete covenants they say they didn’t agree to.

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Canadian firm establishing digital registry for mortgages

Move could help capital markets while reducing government exposure to mortgage-backed securities.

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Suburban Chicago county begins e-warrant program

McHenry County, Ill. joins trend of electronic warrants, streamlining their approval and execution.

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The current state of e-Mortgage Implementations

An examination of where e-Mortgages – and their remote notarization requirements – currently stand in the United States.

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Common vocabulary introduced to help England drive efficiencies and improve patient care

Common vocabulary for electronic records introduced by the Health and Social Care Information Center in England.

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Wellspan Health System reflects on the present and future of electronic health records

York, Pennsylvania-based health system pioneered electronic health records – and continues to invest in them.

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Improvement needed in sharing of electronic health records

80% of doctor offices have electronic medical records systems, but most doctors don’t share outside data.

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In The News: Electronic Medical Records help identify candidates for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis

Electronic Medical Records, combined with machine learning, help to identify HIV PrEP candidates

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In The News: Electronic signatures for cross-border account opening allowed by securities regulator in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s securities regulator has given its blessing to use electronic signatures

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In The News: Hawaii Governor uses e-signature to mark Electronic Records Day

Hawaii Governor David Ige signs Hawaii’s first paperless proclamation

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In The News: Data center for electronic health records set up in Dubai

Dubai Health Authority preparing to transfer all its data to the new center

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In The News: New study shows patients save time and money when ERs have access to electronic records

University of Michigan School of Public Health’s new study yields important information support the usage of electronic health records

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In The News: ESRA helps California legislature better enable electronic signatures

A new California law – helped into existence by members of ESRA – marks a huge step forward for electronic signatures in the state and beyond

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In The News: Heart and lung sounds added to electronic health records

New mobile platform will add heart and lung sounds to electronic health records,

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In The News: Island Hospital investing to upgrade electronic records

Washington hospital system is banking on improvements to help patient care

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