Government & Policy
03:23 pm April 13, 2017
Metro Community Provider Network failed to create a security management plan to protect patient data, an HHS investigation found.
02:23 pm April 13, 2017
If the technology is going to fix healthcare’s interoperability and security problems, policymakers, IT pros and executives need fresh perspectives.
02:16 pm April 13, 2017
Organization asks HHS to move the deadline from Jan. 1, 2018, to July 1, 2018, to account for government delay in releasing final specs.
11:31 am April 13, 2017
The agency filed two RFIs late Tuesday asking industry leaders about commercial software-as-service options and how to modernize VistA by stitching together multiple platforms.
10:58 am April 13, 2017
Agency launches new website that allows veterans to find and compare care quality at clinics in the area, while viewing real-time data on wait times.
10:23 am April 13, 2017
Deeply entrenched business models, implementation costs, regulations and technical challenges all stand between healthcare organizations and secure, interoperable health data.
11:12 am April 12, 2017
HHS, along with other departments across the board, may have to do more with less.
02:39 pm April 11, 2017
Echoing sentiments from LGBT groups made when the OCR director was hired in March, a group of Democratic Senators is denouncing the appointment.
01:14 pm April 10, 2017
HIMSS and 24 other organizations want the feds to support creating unique patient identifiers to improve care delivery.
02:14 pm April 07, 2017
The law was enacted when the internet was in its infancy and healthcare was still paper-based.