The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT advisory group, IXTF, put forth suggestions spanning government policy, technology, and public-private collaborations to improve health data sharing.
President Barack Obama said at the Democratic National Convention he is ready to pass the baton to Hillary Clinton.
Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine said Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would build on the Affordable Care Act, preserve Roe v. Wade, ensure paid family medical leave and more if elected in November.
Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine expanded Medicaid in Virginia under the Affordable Care Act and instituted telehealth programs to improve care in rural areas.
Despite what appear to be common industry fears about new electronic health records having adverse effects on care delivery, Harvard’s School of Public Health officials said recent research should be encouraging to doctors.
The technology giant also intends to help Brazil’s public health department host a hackathon via IBM’s Bluemix cloud platform so developers can create health apps.