Population Health relates to Policy

New York's opioid fight: PDMP now interoperable with 25 states, DC

Providers can now view a complete picture of a patient’s prescribing history to help combat doctor shopping.

Aneesh Chopra to keynote HIMSS and Health 2.0 inaugural Dev4Health event

Innovation conference to include breakouts focused on open APIs and the interface revolution, FHIR and the SMART toolbox, and developing technologies with the healthcare end user in mind.

Update: Trump signs spending bill that boosts budgets for HHS, NIH and CDC, keeps ONC intact

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will keep its $60 million operating budget, which some experts see as a boon to interoperability, and HHS gets a $10 billion boost.

Sidelined HHS Deputy CISO blasts agency, claims security center 'decimated'

After being abruptly placed on admin leave, Leo Scanlon opens up about his 150-day leave, “dirty politics,” and what it means for the future of the HCCIC cybersecurity initiative.

OCR investigating Banner Health for 2016 breach of 3.7 million patient records

The Arizona health system is cooperating with the investigation but expects to receive negative findings and a potential fine.

Heard on HIMSS TV: Thought leaders talk about the state of the industry today

A roundup of big ideas from experts on interoperability, patient engagement, security, cloud computing, innovation, policy and more during HIMSS18.

Research Finds States Remain Committed to Value-Based Payment Models

Change Healthcare study reveals an innovative and collaborative mosaic of activity across the nation.

Europe's GDPR privacy law is coming: Here's what US health orgs need to know

By May 25, U.S. providers caring for EU patients will need to brush up on consent forms, data sharing and privacy monitoring because the General Data Protection Regulation is tougher than HIPAA.

AHIMA calls on Congress to fight opioids with information sharing, patient matching

The group says privacy can still be maintained while giving care providers secure access to relevant substance abuse data and calls on Congress to allow HHS to pursue patient ID strategies.

Kalorama highlights top 7 healthcare market disruptors

A report from research firm Kalorama Information named the top healthcare disruptors it anticipates happening between now and the year 2027 -- and the Trump Administration’s health policies in the U.S. took the top spot.  

In Kalorama’s report, the market research firm noted that while healthcare is in a perpetual state of change, so are global socio-economic trends, which in turn are changing the way all industries operate.

Kalorama’s top seven disruptors: