Government & Policy
01:00 pm December 15, 2017
In response to an ever-worsening cybersecurity environment in healthcare, with an increasing number of cyberattacks on hospitals, health systems and clinics, the American Health Information Management Association has issued new cybersecurity gui
11:34 am December 15, 2017
The informatics group also sent a letter to Congress earlier in the week about its concern the tax bill will slash the stipend for graduate students studying health informatics.
03:35 pm December 14, 2017
The federal government’s finalized plan to overhaul legacy tech and move the government into a more secure, cloud-based infrastructure, kicks off Jan. 1, 2018.
02:12 pm December 14, 2017
The landmark decision, according to Chairman Ajit Pai, will promote competition among internet providers.
01:24 pm December 14, 2017
While FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai claims overturning rules regulating the Internet could be a boon to telemedicine and add bandwidth to underserved areas, many people working in the industry say that’s a stretch.
01:18 pm December 14, 2017
AI, IoT, cybersecurity, disaster preparedness and patient experience are prime concerns, according to PwC.
04:15 pm December 11, 2017
The framework would use more modern criteria, allowing comparisons to standards more in line with the tech being evaluated.
02:46 pm December 11, 2017
The agency believes a nationwide prescription drug monitoring program could be more effective in helping providers identify patients who are potentially abusing or misusing opioids.
11:34 am December 08, 2017
After 138 contractors hired to develop, manage and maintain its legacy VistA EHR, it's now obsolete.
10:34 am December 05, 2017
With federal spending priorities in flux, and VistA technology issues still to be ironed out, one expert parses out what we might expect in the weeks ahead.