Government & Policy
01:43 pm September 27, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released an EHR contract guide and the Health IT Playbook to assist physicians with best practices and success stories.
11:35 am September 27, 2016
It also neglects to cover all the elements from the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, according to the new report, which offers five suggestions for protecting electronic health information.
10:03 am September 27, 2016
The candidates discussed a range of issues, traded insults and evoked former President Ronald Reagan. Here’s what they said about healthcare and technology.
10:41 am September 26, 2016
The case, which also includes Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, stems from lost backup tapes housing protected health information, the Office for Civil Rights said.
09:37 am September 26, 2016
"During National Health IT Week, we recommit ourselves to improving the health of our citizenry using the breakthrough technologies of our time and reaching for the next frontier of innovation," said Obama.
09:32 am September 26, 2016
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed legislation that would fund Zika, support veterans and provide flood relief to several states. Democrats maintained they could filibuster the bill.
07:08 am September 26, 2016
Interoperability has, well, interoperability problems. Standards are being developed but EHRs are still under-delivering. And once data sharing picks up, more challenges will arise than we can understand today. Multiple tipping points are ahead.
07:05 am September 26, 2016
Dave Jones said that market consolidation among healthcare payers means the state should give careful thought to a public option for insurance.
01:05 pm September 23, 2016
Mental health and substance abuse programs across the country will share $44.5 million for training programs aimed at increasing the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors.
11:42 am September 23, 2016
A look at which candidates Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, Epic and McKesson donated money to support, either directly or via Super PACs. The biggest donor, by more than $800,000, just might surprise you.