Government & Policy

Blue Button Conference in Washington DC
By Tom Sullivan 01:23 pm August 14, 2018
With more than 700 developers now in the Blue Button sandbox, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Digital Service say we are just scratching the surface of what the API-first approach can accomplish.
AHRQ Director Gopal Khanna speaking at Blue Button 2.0 Conference at the White House on Tuesday

AHRQ Director Gopal Khanna speaking at Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference at the White House on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am August 14, 2018
With a GitHub site coming and new developer challenges, the agencies are the latest to engage the developer community.
Panel discussion at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference

Venture capitalist John Doerr speaking at a panel discussion at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference at the White House.

By Tom Sullivan 04:09 pm August 13, 2018
Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals what makes the best innovators succeed.
Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday

CMS Administrator Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday. Credit: Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 03:58 pm August 13, 2018
Speaking at the White House, she said the potential of what unleashed health data could do for the country is "really unimaginable."
Veterans Affairs healthcare sign at HIMSS
By Jessica Davis 12:23 pm August 10, 2018
A trio of President Trump’s friends reportedly held up the Cerner EHR contract and influenced policies, among a host of other claims.
By Susan Morse 08:00 am August 10, 2018
New rule would advance interoperability, streamline measures accountable care organizations need to report and pay for more types of virtual visits.  
Community Health Systems building
By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm August 09, 2018
In an SEC filing, the for-profit chain says it is cooperating with an investigation into its hospitals' participation in the federal incentive program but offered few details.
young girls on social media
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:13 am August 07, 2018
NHS officials In the UK said that social media platforms can have an “insidious grip” on people’s lives and companies such as Facebook have to face up to their responsibilities.
CMS booth at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am August 07, 2018
The event will connect developers, venture capitalists and innovators with a look at how to build on top of APIs.
doctors discussing risk science at computer screen
By John Supra and Shrujan Amin 10:53 am August 06, 2018
Risk science is an emerging requirement for value-based care and population health programs.

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