Government & Policy
10:17 am November 02, 2017
Two top federal health officials are talking about cutting the regulatory red tape for how physicians are reimbursed, as the final MACRA rule on the physician fee schedule is due out this week.
03:54 pm November 01, 2017
The legislation would adjust the structure of HHS’ cybersecurity personnel and assign a single officer to cybersecurity who would report to the secretary.
03:24 pm November 01, 2017
Although adding UDI to Medicare claim forms has bipartisan support in Congress, the CMS chief medical officer told a Senate committee on Tuesday that the agency is still reviewing the policy.
03:38 pm October 31, 2017
Deven McGraw had also been working as ONC's chief privacy officer, a position that ONC head Donald Rucker has said will not be filled.
02:31 pm October 31, 2017
Allscripts CEO Paul Black urges David Shulkin to present data in a single view that will allow the agency’s healthcare providers to see actionable insights to ensure the best care for veterans.
02:05 pm October 30, 2017
The new program aims to streamline quality measures providers are required to meet, rewarding outcomes rather than micromanaging processes.
09:01 am October 30, 2017
Consulting firm CedarBridge Group Founder Carol Robinson says the APIs may be the key to fix workforce shortages, but funding questions are causing pause.
01:51 pm October 27, 2017
With two huge government agencies already picking their EHR tech, President Zane Burke has his eyes on Federal Bureau of Prisons, Coast Guard, Indian Health and state Medicaid programs.
01:39 pm October 27, 2017
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been pursuing trials to explore new ways to manage data, Big Blue is focused on blockchain's security protections.
09:56 am October 27, 2017
State and local health and human services agencies progress in their use of digital tech to be more effective and efficient, new survey reveals.