Government & Policy
09:29 am July 18, 2017
As the agency sets about adopting a new EHR system, better data is necessary to assess provider efficiency and clinical efficacy, the congressional watchdog says.
04:04 pm July 17, 2017
Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington State has transitioned to the MHS GENESIS electronic health record, marking a milestone as the inpatient components are now officially deployed.
02:19 pm July 17, 2017
David Waltman has worked in two capacities at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and most recently at startup focused on better using health IT to help vets and service members.
11:34 am July 17, 2017
The agency overpaid hospitals $730 million and now two U.S. Senators want to know why it hasn’t tried harder to get that money back.
01:07 pm July 14, 2017
Since the committee wasn’t provided data about the cost of a new EHR system, the Senate will need to reevaluate funds to replace VistA at a later date.
12:43 pm July 14, 2017
Regulations would keep meaningful use Stage 3 reporting requirements, increase some patient reimbursements and cut drug payments.
02:27 pm July 13, 2017
Senate bill would allow insurers to sell bare bones plans to one segment of the population while offering healthier sector a lower premium rate.
01:02 pm July 13, 2017
The proposal allocates more than the President’s plan to HHS, NIH, CDC and others.
02:12 pm July 12, 2017
With the Department of Justice expected to widen its false claims probe, 35 percent of healthcare insiders say trust in all electronic health records vendors is waning.
12:55 pm July 12, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT outlined several actionable steps that hospitals and doctors can take today to improve the process of requesting medical data to the benefit of both patients and providers.