Government & Policy
09:52 am November 23, 2016
Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights found that the university lacked a firewall, which allowed a remote access Trojan to infiltrate the network and potentially expose PHI of 1,670 individuals.
ProofPilot launches platform to help researchers run scientific studies about digital health devices and wellness programs
09:32 am November 23, 2016
The platform, featuring 10 new templates, reduces the barrier to conducting scientifically valid studies on digital health tool, fitness regimens, dietary programs, wellness efforts and others, the company said.
09:47 am November 21, 2016
Sessions will also step into AG role during the Department of Justice’s mega-merger injunctions against Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana.
02:45 pm November 18, 2016
Calling addiction the biggest U.S. health concern, Vivek Murthy, MD, says it should be seen as a chronic disease and treated as such.
07:27 am November 18, 2016
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka advised providers to stay the course on MACRA, while iHealth partner Justin Barnes agreed that major changes are unlikely. But Robert Tennant of the MGMA cautioned that we won’t know until Trump takes over.
08:44 am November 17, 2016
The Georgia Representative and Affordable Care Act opponent supports the use of health savings accounts and capping tax breaks for employer-based coverage.
03:05 pm November 16, 2016
There's a lot up in the air for healthcare policy following Donald Trump's surprising win. But a complete repeal of the Affordable Care Act won't be possible – at least not initially, say two HIMSS policy experts.
12:53 pm November 16, 2016
Former PacketSled chief threatened to shoot the president-elect with a sniper rifle.
01:28 pm November 15, 2016
As outlined in HHS Office of Inspector General's 2017 work plan, the agency will also review the FDA's plan to address cybersecurity issues of medical devices.
08:48 am November 15, 2016
Veterans will initially be able to schedule primary care appointments by using a new app. And in the future VA officials plan to add optometry, audiology and mental-health.