Government & Policy
10:33 am March 21, 2018
A roundup of big ideas from experts on interoperability, patient engagement, security, cloud computing, innovation, policy and more during HIMSS18.
01:51 pm March 20, 2018
The group says privacy can still be maintained while giving care providers secure access to relevant substance abuse data and calls on Congress to allow HHS to pursue patient ID strategies.
12:44 pm March 20, 2018
A report from research firm Kalorama Information named the top healthcare disruptors it anticipates happening between now and the year 2027 -- and the Trump Administration’s health policies in the U.S. took the top spot.
11:47 am March 20, 2018
The agency named University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Chief Innovation Officer Rasu Shrestha to lead work mapping the electronic medical record to the FHIR APIs and create common data standards through industry partnerships.
04:44 pm March 19, 2018
The MyHealthEData Initiative, announced by CMS' Seema Verma at HIMSS18, is too light on detail to make much of a difference, said the former VP – who offered his own way forward.
10:51 am March 16, 2018
The embattled VA secretary told a Congressional committee that the agency is working closely with the DoD to learn lessons for its own Cerner overhaul.
01:20 pm March 15, 2018
The C should stand for connected, not comprehensive, say tech, policy and clinical experts at the school's Center for Digital Health Innovation.
02:21 pm March 14, 2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of scandal-ridden startup Theranos, with “massive fraud.”
09:17 am March 14, 2018
Michigan, like much of the rest of this country, is in the midst of an opioid crisis. The number of opioid prescriptions, individuals in substance use disorder programs and, worst of all, opioid-related drug overdose deaths have all increased from 2011 to 2015 in the state.
01:22 pm March 13, 2018
Now that President Trump has officially removed Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, the future is uncertain for the Cerner contract.