Government & Policy
Despite Trump health policy chaos, hospitals can count on more HIPAA audits and fines, privacy lawyer says
04:28 pm April 28, 2017
Pamela Hepp predicts that Congress will not ultimately repeal the ACA. But even as Republicans look to shrink government, they are historically strong on enforcement -- and HIPAA will not be an exception.
03:01 pm April 28, 2017
Healthcare IT News readers largely booed Trump's choice of appointees, communication by HHS and his attempt at replacing Obamacare.
02:33 pm April 28, 2017
While the healthcare industry debates the future of the outdated EHR, VA’s acting undersecretary said the agency is still looking into all options.
12:16 pm April 28, 2017
President Zane Burke said at this point there’s nothing but speculation about a potential contract to replace the VA’s VistA.
03:33 pm April 27, 2017
By advancing the EHR code base, rather than picking a commercial EHR, Veterans Affairs can modernize its proprietary software at a fraction of the cost, officials say.
11:24 am April 27, 2017
The OCR director stressed the importance of interoperability and protecting patient data during his Thursday morning session at Health Datapalooza.
10:31 am April 27, 2017
The HHS secretary said interoperability is needed, but pledged his office will take a "60,000-foot" view.
03:37 pm April 26, 2017
Here’s a look at what went wrong, and what the Coast Guard seeks in its next electronic health record.
02:31 pm April 26, 2017
Public health, clinical data or specialized registry electronic reporting options intended to help with meaningful use requirements.
10:36 am April 26, 2017
Brett Giroir, who is currently CEO of biopharmaceutical company ViraCyte, takes over role formerly held by Karen DeSalvo.