Government & Policy

RNC takes Hillary Clinton to task for not having a healthcare plan, though she does – and she was quick to share it. Gage Skidmore photo.

By Bernie Monegain 03:24 pm July 08, 2017
RNC takes Hillary Clinton to task for not having a healthcare plan, though she does – and she was quick to share it.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Tom Sullivan 04:28 pm July 06, 2017
The agency said clients that attested in good faith will not have to pay the money back despite the vendor’s $155 million settlement over alleged false claims.
DoD Cerner EHR

Aerial view of Naval Air Station in Whidbey, Washington. Photo via WikiCommons

By Tom Sullivan 01:29 pm July 06, 2017
Defense Department tweets that it will roll out the electronic health record at a naval station in Washington State.

Chris Clark is the principal security engineer at Synopsys and Jennifer Geisler is vice president of marketing at ForeScout.

By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am July 06, 2017
Infosec pros share tips on working with device manufacturers as well as questions that hospitals need to be answering now.
Cerner EHR contract
By Bernie Monegain 02:13 pm July 05, 2017
Epic was not even among the five electronic health records vendors to bid on the 10-year, $33 million deal.
Flint Michigan water

The Flint River in Flint, Michigan. Photo via U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

By Bernie Monegain 12:05 pm July 05, 2017
Funds earmarked for helping residents experiencing health issues linked to local water supply.
meaningful use
By Tom Sullivan 11:28 am July 05, 2017
The bipartisan bill would eliminate HITECH Act requirements that HHS make attesting to meaningful use harder to achieve.
CMS Open Payments Data
By Tom Sullivan 09:01 am July 05, 2017
But almost half the money went toward research, officials said.
air force telehealth program

Photo via USAF

By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm June 30, 2017
Leveraging the VA’s Tele-ICU equipment, patients in five Air Force facilities will gain electronic access and remote monitoring capabilities to VA doctors and nurses.
veterans on medicaid
By Kaiser Health News 10:36 am June 30, 2017
GOP bill could hurt veterans by eliminating Medicaid access yet others argue reform of VA could help eliminate that concern. 

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