Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 03:27 pm February 26, 2021
The Telehealth Modernization Act was reintroduced in both the House and Senate this week, while the Senate's LINC to Address Social Needs Act would give states funding for service coordination and consumer assistance.
The goal of the investment, which also provides for distance learning technology, is to improve health outcomes and education for some five million rural residents, the agency says.
By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm February 26, 2021
The goal of the investment, which also provides for distance learning technology, is to improve health outcomes and education for some five million rural residents, the agency says.
Dr. Rachel Levine in a mask

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By Kat Jercich 01:55 pm February 25, 2021
Levine joined Dr. Vivek Murthy, President Biden's nominee for Surgeon General, to testify in front of the Senate HELP committee.
Dubai health authority, UAE, Emirates

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By Rachel McArthur 09:22 am February 25, 2021
In the coming months, the Dubai-based airline will work with the DHA to link IT systems of approved laboratories with the airline’s reservations and check-in systems. 
DiGA, Germany, Digital Medicine Week
By Rosy Matheson 08:49 am February 25, 2021
Digital Medicine Week’s International Summit has been hearing why digital developers should try to board Germany’s new DiGA Fast-Track process and get their products to market.
The NHS logo

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By Kat Jercich 02:38 pm February 24, 2021
The lawsuit claims that NHS England failed to consider the impact of the deal on patients and the public, according to Sky News.
Xavier Becerra smiling

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By Kat Jercich 12:58 pm February 24, 2021
"If we don't learn from COVID how telehealth can help save lives, then we're in trouble," said Becerra during a Senate confirmation hearing this week.  
European Commission, vaccine

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By Tammy Lovell 08:20 am February 24, 2021
Calls for European Commission to introduce common national measure to allow travel.
digital health innovators, CERA, Cellen

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By Tammy Lovell 05:13 am February 24, 2021
Campaign aims to export the most impactful health tech firms.
healthcare leadership, HIMSS Future50 nominations
By Sara Mageit 01:21 am February 24, 2021
Ahead of a new cohort of 50 top international health leaders joining the HIMSS community, Healthcare IT News explores what it takes leaders to weather the storm of a health crisis.