Government & Policy

By Eric Bailey 09:59 am May 01, 2017
(SPONSORED) Justin Barnes interviews CEO of eHealth Services Group Denise Hines, addressing the hot topics of discussion at HIMSS17 including Women in Health IT, workforce diversity and the future of health IT policy and technologies.
Katherine Baicker
By Eric Bailey 03:16 pm April 03, 2017
Katherine Baicker, professor of health economics at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, spoke at the HIMSS Pop Health Forum about the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, whose findings on the effects of Medicaid expansion have been touted by both supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act.
By Eric Bailey 10:05 am February 28, 2017
Stephen Lieber interviews former Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R) and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) at HIMSS17 on the evolution of the Affordable Care Act. Boehner provides a behind-the-scenes perspective on how Obamacare was passed and the prospects for repeal and replace under the Trump administration.
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?
By Healthcare IT News 09:13 am October 26, 2016
By analyzing data from payer claims and its own referral-management tracking system, Lawrence General Hospital was able to engage clinicians in strategies for improving care retention.
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.

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