Government & Policy
04:44 pm January 30, 2018
Duncan Hunter told Coast Guard officials they should not waste resources looking for a new product when the DoD and VA have already chosen to deploy Cerner’s EHR platform.
02:27 pm January 30, 2018
Just days after Alex Azar was confirmed as HHS Secretary, the House Oversight Committee took the agency to task for being uncooperative and missing mutually agreed upon deadlines.
04:07 pm January 29, 2018
The QualityNet Secure Portal, or QNet streamlines data submission methods to make it easier for eligible hospitals and CAH’s to report.
11:36 am January 29, 2018
House Transportation Committee will question Coast Guard on Jan. 30 about its lack of management, governance, administration over the EHR issues.
09:42 am January 29, 2018
With all the back and forth in Washington, D.C., lawmakers are not passing some important pieces of legislation concerning Medicare reimbursement for telehealth, Roy Schoenberg says.
03:06 pm January 25, 2018
A HIMSS government relations expert says hospitals can make an impact on policy and offers suggestions about being heard by lawmakers to improve patient care.
02:07 pm January 25, 2018
The nonprofit aims to press Congress for PDMP interoperability between states and more accessible data for providers and pharmacists to combat opioid abuse.
08:55 am January 25, 2018
Most electronic health record vendors allocated less money to lobbying last year than they did in 2016 -- with the notable exception being Cerner.
02:58 pm January 24, 2018
Many Democrats opposed Azar’s link to the pharmaceutical industry and high drug prices.
04:03 pm January 23, 2018
The collaboration aims to improve the VA’s ability to investigate fraud and wrongdoing in Veterans Affairs programs.