Government & Policy
03:18 pm March 27, 2020
The state hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis is assembling new squads of technology companies and skilled IT professionals to "accelerate and amplify" its response to the coronavirus outbreak, and ii's looking for new recruits.
Japanese Ministry, METI, launches free remote health consultation service to address COVID-19 related concerns
02:00 am March 24, 2020
The service provided is a remote health consultation service, which means that doctors should advise patients according to their conditions and symptoms, not diagnosing or prescribing medicines.
12:57 pm March 23, 2020
It's granting exceptions and extensions from reporting requirements for clinicians and providers participating in Medicare programs such as MIPS and Shared Savings Program ACOs.
10:37 am March 20, 2020
Lebanon’s Berytech Fab Lab is offering up to a $10,000 grant to five heathtech startups working on a solution that can help combat the current coronavirus pandemic.
NHS Digital to deliver new services, use data ‘more efficiently’ in latest effort to tackle coronavirus pandemic
11:33 am March 18, 2020
The news comes as the number of confirmed cases in the UK jumped to over 2,600 as of the morning of 18 March.
10:18 am March 18, 2020
The privacy watchdog won't impose penalties on providers who use non-HIPAA-compliant remote communications technology during the public health emergency.
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf sets up joint operations room to combat COVID-19
07:01 am March 18, 2020
The Gulf Health Council, in coordination with the region’s Ministries of Health, will issue a daily report on confirmed cases, their source, and exchange information on precautionary measures.
06:43 am March 18, 2020
The number of confirmed cases in the UK went up to nearly 2,000 on Tuesday.
02:57 pm March 17, 2020
CMS says the move to reimburse physicians will enable beneficiaries to get telehealth services in physician's offices, hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics – and their homes.
11:15 am March 17, 2020
Health plans will be responsible for data sharing and patient access in a way they're not used to. "A lot will have to go into meeting that deadline," one expert says.