The promise of genomics and personalized care are closer than many realize. But clinical systems and EHRs are not ready yet. While policymakers and innovators play catch-up, here’s a look at what to know now.
DeSalvo made her way from New Orleans to Washington and while serving as National Coordinator, she realigned ONC and delivered visionary strategic plans for interoperability and health IT, before President Obama nominated her to a key HHS post.
Rural healthcare is receiving a $16 million boost for telehealth and quality improvement activities from the Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources & Services Administration, it was announced Thursday.
The Democratic nominee also promised to institute a public health insurance option, paid family leave, affordable childcare and cracked a one-liner about using Trump’s Estate Tax amount to care for 3 million children.
Larry Ponemon said that even though visual hacking appears to be a low-tech threat, the consequences can be as damaging as tech-savvy cyberattacks.
Ponemon’s 2016 Global Visual Hacking Experiment found it takes less than 15 minutes to complete an initial hack by actually eyeballing certain types of information and such attempts were successful 91 percent of the time.
"Accountable Care Organization initiatives in Medicare continue to grow and achieve positive results in providing better care and health outcomes while spending taxpayer dollars more wisely," said CMS Chief Medical Officer Patrick Conway, MD.
"Through the use of Acuere, two of our satellite clinics have achieved better blood pressure control than our organization as a whole," said Marianella Napolitano, vice president of performance improvement at Cleveland-based Neighborhood Family Practice.