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July 24, 2009
Following a tour Thursday of the Cleveland Clinic, President Barack Obama held up the organization as a model of how information technology can contribute to high quality, cost-effective care.
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January 08, 2009
All Americans will have electronic medical records in five years if Congress passes President-Elect Barack Obama's economic recovery plan, outlined in a Jan. 8 speech.
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January 09, 2009
The American Health Information Community, more recently known as AHIC Successor Inc. and colloquially as AHIC 2.0, will now be called the National eHealth Collaborative, or NeHC.
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January 21, 2009
Investing now in information technology and other tools needed to modernize the nation's healthcare system will pay dividends in lower costs and greater productivity in the future, said Karen Davis, president of the Commonwealth Fund.
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January 09, 2009
It's possible to provide health insurance for uninsured Americans and also save healthcare costs, asserts a report released Friday by the Commonwealth Fund.
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January 08, 2009
Health and Human Services nominee Tom Daschle pledged Thursday that he would apply the lessons of the past to work toward healthcare reform.
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March 08, 2010
When U.S. President Barack Obama talks about creating more jobs for his citizenry he doesn't frequently mutter the letters “ICD” followed by the number “10,” but some experts in the thick of healthcare are starting to view the conversion as a way to employ more Americans.
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June 12, 2009
President Barack Obama on Thursday turned the spotlight on healthcare IT leaders Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City and Geisinger Health in rural Philadelphia.
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July 15, 2013
Not everyone is eager to see the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issue its final guidance on mobile medical app regulation. In fact, some are wondering if the FDA is even the right agency to take charge of mHealth oversight.
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July 08, 2013
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is circulating a draft of voluntary standards it is developing for the critical infrastructure of IT security. The framework, when fully developed, will outline security functions and standards based on a risk-management approach in five areas, summed up by the adage "Know, Prevent, Detect, Respond, Recover."
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June 28, 2013
Whether Americans see Edward Snowden as a hero or a traitor, the ongoing story of his deliberate leak of classified security information has caused some to sit up and take stock of all matters related to information technology, data and privacy.
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June 18, 2013
A longtime proponent of evidence-based medicine, Donald Berwick, MD, former administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, believes his home state's healthcare system can be a "model for the nation."
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June 13, 2013
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, has announced plans to step down in July, after four years as the nation's top voice for public health.
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April 15, 2013
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has announced it will establish a new working group to support the recent White House cybersecurity executive order.
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April 11, 2013
The Obama administration is trying once again to convince Congress to provide more funding for the health law's insurance exchanges, which are set to begin enrollment this fall.
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April 09, 2013
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing April 9, beginning at 10 a.m., to consider President Barack Obama's nomination of Marilyn B. Tavenner for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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April 02, 2013
Dubbing it "the next great American project," President Barack Obama announced the launch of the BRAIN Initiative, aimed at unlocking the many mysteries of the brain. The $100 million "to get the project off the ground" comes from the National Institutes of Health, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the National Science Foundation, and is part of the budget the president will send to Congress next week.
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March 22, 2013
There's little question that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ACA, has demonstrable benefits already -- even if, as a Kaiser Poll found this week, Americans still don't understand them. What's less clear is how the ACA will fare long-term given today's tumultuous political environment.
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February 13, 2013
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama made the case "sudden, harsh, arbitrary" sequestration cuts would be bad for healthcare and the economy at large. But he signaled a willingness to listen to other ideas for reform.
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February 08, 2013
For the second time, President Barack Obama has nominated Marilyn Tavenner to be permanent administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She has been serving as acting administrator since December 2011, when Donald Berwick, MD, stepped down.
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