Government Health IT Staff
By Government Health IT Staff 10:56 am March 23, 2015
The problem, according to the Office of the Inspector General, is that hospitals are not implementing enough of the recommended safeguards. So OIG called on HHS to deliver an action plan.
By Government Health IT Staff 10:09 am March 23, 2015
Despite the fact that nearly 70 percent of health insurers have created at least one mobile app, most have yet to gain much traction.
By Government Health IT Staff 09:14 am March 19, 2015
Both the House and Senate would balance the budget in 10 years, partially through cuts to Medicare and Medicaid and paving the way to ACA repeal.
By Government Health IT Staff 09:27 am March 18, 2015
The Bipartisan Policy Center kicked off a five-point initiative focusing on ways the FDA can advance medical innovation.
By Government Health IT Staff 08:58 am March 16, 2015
"I think we're going to let the entrepreneur come up with disruptions that we have yet to see or think of."
By Government Health IT Staff 08:23 am March 16, 2015
As it undertakes precision medicine initiatives, the National Institutes of Health is kicking off several projects and partnerships which, taken together, aim to facilitate discovery of new treatments, better understand the human brain and lead to faster cures for diseases.
By Government Health IT Staff 10:03 am March 13, 2015
Technology played a key role in the battle, experts said, but among the challenges was trying to get some frontline workers to use the tools.
By Government Health IT Staff 09:10 am March 10, 2015
Pieces of legislation emerged recently with a focus on getting EHRs to share health information and providing greater access to Medicare and Medicaid claims data for analysis.
By Government Health IT Staff 08:06 am March 05, 2015
A cross-industry organizations focusing on third-party risk management asked leading experts for best practices. Here are the results.
By Government Health IT Staff 09:32 am February 16, 2015
A new report finds that the lack of technology could pose challenges to preventative care today, while modern communication technologies could "revolutionize" healthcare.