Government & Policy
02:25 pm May 24, 2017
The funding increase will support the agency’s efforts and expand on private-public partnerships, the VA Secretary told a House committee Wednesday.
12:12 pm May 24, 2017
Health IT agency will run on a lot less cash and without a slate of operating units.
'Careless handling' of private patient information leads to $387,000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke's-Roosevelt
10:32 am May 24, 2017
The settlement stems from 2014 OCR complaint that staff member from Spencer Cox Center disclosed a patient's protected health information.
03:31 pm May 23, 2017
HIMSS, AHIMA, AMIA all say the drastic cuts to ONC and other agencies will hamper patient safety and new cures, send innovation in a downward spiral and slow down work toward a learning health system.
12:10 pm May 23, 2017
The cuts to Medicaid move from entitlement and a state-based per-capita grant program, eliminating all but the neediest from the benefit.
10:47 am May 23, 2017
The President’s proposal instructs the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to prioritize interoperability and EHR usability with $22 million less than ONC had in years’ past.
03:22 pm May 22, 2017
While Congress has long-spurned DoD and Veterans Affairs for failing to become interoperable, the VA isn’t necessarily to blame.
03:20 pm May 22, 2017
The organizations are also releasing a documentary film about women making an impact at the grassroots level in traditionally under-represented communities.
12:59 pm May 22, 2017
April was the second straight month where breached healthcare entities improved the time it took to detect security incidents and how quickly they then alerted the government.
12:44 pm May 22, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office says the two bills will cost less than $1 million combined over the next 5 years.