Government & Policy

FDA drug and medical device regulation
By Jessica Davis 12:47 pm July 12, 2017
As required by the 21st Century Cures Act, FDA Commissioner Gottlieb is working to modernize the drug approval process and innovate drug and device regulation.

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

By Tom Sullivan 04:12 pm July 11, 2017
National coordinator Donald Rucker said the agency is researching open APIs, such as those used by Facebook and Twitter, to advance health information sharing.
Kaspersky Lab

Eugene Kaspersky, Kaspersky Lab founder. Photo via WikiCommons

By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm July 11, 2017
Bloomberg obtained emails that reportedly tie the security firm to the Russian government, but Kaspersky said they chose to manipulate facts to “fit the agenda of certain individuals desperately wanting there to be inappropriate ties.”
eClinicalWorks patient data
By Tom Sullivan 02:45 pm July 10, 2017
But the EHR vendor says that clients own their data and can get it transferred back.
By Mike Miliard 02:37 pm July 10, 2017
What summer lull? Headlines keep coming as the industry evolves.
Brenda Fitzgerald to lead CDC
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am July 10, 2017
She succeeds Tom Frieden, MD, who resigned as CDC director in January at the end of the Obama administration.

RNC takes Hillary Clinton to task for not having a healthcare plan, though she does – and she was quick to share it. Gage Skidmore photo.

By Bernie Monegain 03:24 pm July 08, 2017
RNC takes Hillary Clinton to task for not having a healthcare plan, though she does – and she was quick to share it.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Tom Sullivan 04:28 pm July 06, 2017
The agency said clients that attested in good faith will not have to pay the money back despite the vendor’s $155 million settlement over alleged false claims.
DoD Cerner EHR

Aerial view of Naval Air Station in Whidbey, Washington. Photo via WikiCommons

By Tom Sullivan 01:29 pm July 06, 2017
Defense Department tweets that it will roll out the electronic health record at a naval station in Washington State.

Chris Clark is the principal security engineer at Synopsys and Jennifer Geisler is vice president of marketing at ForeScout.

By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am July 06, 2017
Infosec pros share tips on working with device manufacturers as well as questions that hospitals need to be answering now.

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