Government & Policy
Intermountain Healthcare CIO Marc Probst presses Congress for clear strategy on cybersecurity at HHS
11:02 am May 25, 2016
The chief information officer and CHIME board chair testified that it is vital for Health and Human Services to institute a coordinated plan for protecting data and systems against cyberattacks.
10:42 am May 25, 2016
The Democratic presidential candidate’s campaign proposal would make uninsured Americans eligible for Medicare at age 50 or 55. Whether that will be financially advantageous is a matter of some debate.
09:44 am May 25, 2016
Struggling with long wait times, the Veterans Affairs Health Care System is trying something new: a partnership with the CVS Pharmacy chain to offer urgent care services to more than 65,000 veterans. The experiment begins today at the VA’s operations in Palo Alto, California.
09:18 am May 24, 2016
The advisory committee said that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT should accelerate the definition and standards for President Obama's PMI and Patient-Generated Health Data.
10:11 am May 23, 2016
An experimental program called Independence at Home saved an average of $13,600 per patient during its first year.
How CMS-funded Transformation Networks help practices tap analytics to improve EHR data and care delivery
08:26 am May 23, 2016
Networks are aiding medical practices and community health centers to prepare for population health and value-based reimbursement, executive director Debra Simmons says.
11:17 am May 20, 2016
The cyber-threats are increasingly hitting healthcare organizations with great effectiveness, and the OCR is preparing to assist executives seeking to better protect their data and systems.
09:11 am May 18, 2016
Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Health David Shulkin said it will establish the centers this summer in South Carolina, Utah, Pennsylvania and the Pacific Northwest.
11:30 am May 17, 2016
The draft document takes on topics related to interoperability, data integrity, record retention and more.
10:22 am May 16, 2016
Long-term care, out-of-pocket spending, and even dental care are among the challenges that America faces in the next few years but Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not saying nearly enough about their intentions in those areas.