Government & Policy
11:34 am December 08, 2017
After 138 contractors hired to develop, manage and maintain its legacy VistA EHR, it's now obsolete since VA plans to replace system with Cerner.
10:34 am December 05, 2017
With federal spending priorities in flux, and VistA technology issues still to be ironed out, one expert parses out what we might expect in the weeks ahead.
03:32 pm December 04, 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring a code-at-thon this week, and calling on public health experts, programmers, researchers, data scientists and others to join forces in pursuit of innovative technologies to help attack the opioid crisis from several angles.
02:36 pm December 04, 2017
Sens. John McCain, R-Arizona, and Jerry Moran, R-Kansas introduced legislation Monday designed to modernize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ healthcare system.
03:19 pm December 01, 2017
That goes for the way CMS serves its constituents as well as how it work with ONC in thinking about more usable and less burdensome EHRs.
02:47 pm December 01, 2017
The CMS Administrator on Friday also opened up about her personal mission to give patients a voice -- and better access to the data they need.
02:19 pm December 01, 2017
The bill will require organizations to report breaches within 30-days of discovery and is intended to standardize breach notification laws across the U.S., given states currently have a wide range of reporting requirements.
02:54 pm November 30, 2017
As the department work to finalize its EHR modernization contract with Cerner, it extends a smaller deal for centralized claims management.
02:49 pm November 30, 2017
The informatics group calls for dedicated roadmap for standards, including a framework for how multiple standards should fit together to support data exchange.
05:01 pm November 29, 2017
Both sides of the aisle -- and even the former Eli Lilly exec himself -- expressed concerns over the ballooning drug prices and stressed the need to make pharmaceuticals more affordable.