Government & Policy

Former NSA Senior Counsel Joel Brenner
By Healthcare IT News 04:09 pm December 05, 2016
In a world where cyber criminals can exfiltrate healthcare data from the other side of the globe, health systems have their work cut out for them when it comes to protecting patient information. It wasn't always this way. How did we get here?
Karen DeSalvo on HIMSS Radio at HIMSS16
By Healthcare IT News 03:52 pm April 12, 2016
DeSalvo, Acting Assitant Secretary for DHHS, talks with Justin Barnes about some of the announcements made at HIMSS16 from the federal government and the agenda going forward.
Steve Lieber on key takeaways from HIMSS16
By Healthcare IT News 08:54 am March 29, 2016
The President and CEO of HIMSS highlights some of the major announcements and activities at HIMSS16, including new government funding for health IT and the expanding global involvement at the conference.
By Eric Bailey 10:13 am January 04, 2016
Mark Goodge, CTO for the Department of Defense & Health Affairs, shares his thoughts on the 2015 HIMSS Connected Health Conference and how the DOD is planning to utilize emerging technologies to improve healthcare.
By Eric Bailey 01:40 pm December 29, 2015
Ray Manahan, Director of Government Programs at Providence Health & Services, talks about analyzing data from the past and using predictive analytics for gauging future performance to comply with changing government programs from CMS.
By Eric Bailey 10:28 am July 08, 2015
Niall Brennan, Chief Data Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, talks about CMS' initiatives in predictive modelling to identify fraud, real time delivery system monitoring and increasing transparency in healthcare data.
By Eric Bailey 11:01 am June 23, 2015
"Being adverse with physicians is something I never really expected to experience as a CMIO," said Brian Yeaman, MD, when asked about how the role has changed over the years.
By Healthcare IT News 09:40 am May 20, 2015
Thomas Mason, MD, discusses his role as chief medical officer at the ONC and how his experience as the ambulatory CMIO and practicing physician at Cook County has aligned with the ONC's work in transforming healthcare delivery.
By Eric Bailey 10:57 am May 06, 2015
David Collins, Senior Director, Health Information Systems at HIMSS and Tom Martin, PhD, of HIMSS, discuss the results from the 2015 HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey.
By Healthcare IT News 09:47 am April 30, 2015
HIMSS15 Social Media Ambassador Susan Hull, RN, MSN, comments on the advancement of the Blue Button initiative across the industry and the FHIR standards for interoperability.

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