Government & Policy
03:42 pm June 22, 2016
The defendants, 61 of them clinicians, are being charged with various crimes, including conspiracy, violations of anti-kickback statutes, money laundering and aggravated identity theft.
10:36 am June 22, 2016
Healthcare and other industries are on the cusp of a new age of enlightened consumers that recognize the value of sharing data to foster innovations otherwise not possible.
02:55 pm June 21, 2016
The nonprofit credits Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act as reducing spending by $1 trillion, while Medicare and private health spending estimates are also lower.
10:25 am June 21, 2016
$20 million will be given each year, for the next five years, to provide training and education for Medicare clinicians.
10:17 am June 21, 2016
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=22fc638658d9eeff9deca4eede4be8d0&tab=core&_cview=0The department’s Office of Medical Services is soliciting information about a commercial off-the-shelf electronic health record system to be installed at diplomatic missions.
07:39 am June 21, 2016
Several experts contend that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is attacking the wrong problems and the last thing anyone needs is more prescriptive regulation about EHR functionality, usability and quality measurement.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for national trauma system that emulates U.S. military
02:51 pm June 20, 2016
The organization praised the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment for its successes in treating combat casualties under difficult conditions while virtually eliminating preventable deaths.
12:10 pm June 15, 2016
The American Medical Association’s latest guidelines clarify doctors responsibilities when tapping into telemedicine technologies and services.
03:45 pm June 14, 2016
Vows to lobby Congress for comprehensive action on the issue, calls for lift of 20-year ban on CDC research on gun violence.
07:59 am June 13, 2016
The consensus that EHR vendors and profit-hungry hospitals are intentionally making it hard for patients and outside providers to access information is based on evidence – much of it put forth by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT – that is primarily anecdotal.