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U.K. rolling out smartphone access to electronic medical records

The “decade of patient power” is now, says Health secretary

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Ohio passes e-notarization law; takes effect Sept. 29

Online appearances before notaries will be legally valid

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Arizona blockchain law spawns cryptocurrency ATMs, market growth

‘As far tech is concerned, [Arizona is] through the roof,” says bitcoin ATM founder.

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National Archives going fully digital by the end of 2022

Will no longer accept non-electronic records submissions in five years

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Food giants team up for IBM blockchain trial

Major companies sharing data to build ‘the ecosystem’ for tracking food supply.

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Editorial: Video recognition is the future of electronic signatures

ESRA chairman argues for video signatures’ growth and use

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Restaurant owner zapped on electronic records fraud charge

First prosecution under 2013 Illinois law banning ‘zappers.’

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Supreme Court to adopt electronic filing in November

Move fulfills promise made by chief justice in 2014.

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Doctors still skeptical of electronic records, says survey

Utility seen in billing and record searching, but physicians lament depersonalizing the patient relationship

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Inspector General: IRS noncompliant with federal electronic records requirements

Repeated changes in storage policies blamed for loss of records

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DocuSign expects IPO by early 2018, says CEO

Electronic signature leader has met benchmarks for public offering

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ONC study finds difficulty in patients obtaining their medical records

Case studies show the lengths some people must go to for complete, correct info

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Mayo Clinic undertakes $1.5 billion project to unify electronic records management

To complete transition by October 2018; 51,000 employees will be trained

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Neal Patterson, pioneer in electronic health records, dies at 67

Founded Cerner, leading EHR company that saw tremendous success after 2009

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German startups form blockchain advocacy group ahead of federal elections

They want Germany, and its next government, to take leadership in the technology’s development and standardization

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Massive ransomware attack snags hospital electronic record operations

Nuance Communications, a dictation and transcription service for physicians, still restoring cloud-based services

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Veterinary researchers turn to electronic records to prevent dreaded horse ailment

Scottish statisticians believe they can identify causes of laminitis, a complicated hoof affliction

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Editorial: California must pass bill allowing e-signatures in car sales

The home of American car culture is the only state without this option.

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Tax season always boosts e-signature usage; here’s why

SIGNiX executive outlines the effects of the IRS accepting electronic signatures

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U.S. Olympic Committee partners with AssureSign for paperless records transition

Paperwork processes that took weeks for thousands of athletes now completed in days

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Nevada law adds blockchain, smart contract recognition to state statutes

Local governments also forbidden from regulating or taxing their use

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University introduces mobile solution to help students file financial aid docs

Applicant pool doubled after change to federal verification standards last year

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Hospital turns to e-signatures after forged ones cost it $500K

Audit reveals bogus signatures on Medicare claims, invalidating them

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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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