Government & Policy

Ivanka Trump healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 06:41 am May 22, 2017
The Democrats also requested a meeting with the First Daughter and Senior White House Adviser to discuss healthcare policy. 

President Donald J. Trump, Gage Skidmore photo

By Bernie Monegain 06:08 am May 22, 2017
Critics say it will take critical reproductive care away from some of the world’s most vulnerable women.
VA taps DSS for mobile patient scheduling tool
By Jessica Davis 08:44 am May 18, 2017
The $19.6 million contract will bolster patient access to care and is fully integrated with the VistA EHR.
Coast Guard new EHR vendor
By 10:06 am May 15, 2017
Cerner came out on top, with many readers saying it would be best for consistency with the U.S. Department of Defense.
Agencies warn US healthcare about growing threat in global ransomware attack
By Henry Powderly 08:58 am May 15, 2017
The WannaCry attack, that has so far affected 150 countries, could continue to plague systems Monday.
Senate bill would fast-track rules for firing bad VA employees
By Jessica Davis 01:58 pm May 12, 2017
The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act overhauls long-standing civil service protections that President Donald Trump said he would enact to hold the agency accountable.
Genevieve Morris ONC HIE
By Jessica Davis 01:26 pm May 12, 2017
Genevieve Morris has 10 years of health IT experience and worked with ONC in support of the State Health Information Exchange Program while working for Audacious Inquiry.

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. General Vincent Stewart and Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Robert Cardillo testify before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on May 11.

By Mike Miliard 05:55 pm May 11, 2017
Regardless of how investigations into Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab’s software turn out, trusting data to China, India, Russia or other nations that might not respect U.S. cyber laws is "crazy," says CynergisTek CEO Mac McMillan.
Intermountain precision medicine, advanced imaging
By Bernie Monegain 04:06 pm May 11, 2017
New cancer test requires less DNA than previous versions.
VistA EHR Dr. David Shulkin

Dr. David Shulkin speaking at the Veterans Empowerment Collaboratory on May 9. Photo via Twitter

By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm May 11, 2017
Congress has continually railed on the Veterans’ Affairs EHR for being outdated, but its users say the platform is fast, secure and gets the job done.

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