Government & Policy

A pile of binders

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By Kat Jercich 03:40 pm April 19, 2021
The agency changed regulations concerning medical device data systems, medical image storage devices and medical image communications devices, among others.
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By Thiru Gunasegaran 10:00 pm April 18, 2021
It is the second state in Australia to introduce an initiative that enables monitoring of high-risk medicines.
By Kat Jercich 01:02 pm April 15, 2021
Officials told members of Congress this week that the agency will not start go-live activities in Columbus before sharing the results of a review.
European council, vaccine passport, covid

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By Tammy Lovell 10:09 am April 15, 2021
European Council says the vaccine passports should not be a precondition to exercise free movement rights.
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By Kat Jercich 12:22 pm April 14, 2021
The operation appears to have often taken place without computer owners' knowledge.
A person getting vaccinated

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By Kat Jercich 02:55 pm April 13, 2021
Officials at CDC and FDA said they wanted to prepare healthcare providers to recognize and treat patients appropriately – and to report adverse events they may be seeing.
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By Kat Jercich 02:08 pm April 13, 2021
The extensive list includes billions in funding for public health data modernization, broadband and 5G expansion, social determinants of health, cybersecurity and more.
A doctor with a tablet

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By Kat Jercich 01:16 pm April 09, 2021
The Pittsburgh-based analytics firm will work with the federal government to provide public health officials with information through HHS Protect.
R&D funding

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By Sophie Porter 01:26 am April 07, 2021
The money brings UK R&D funding to £14.9 billion, its highest in 40 years, but Horizon funding remains uncertain.
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By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am April 06, 2021
The Interoperability and Patient Access final rule includes a section that modifies the Medicare Conditions of Participation that introduces patient event notifications. The hospital has new tech at the ready.