Government & Policy

A patient speaks with a doctor via telehealth
By Kat Jercich 01:03 pm May 14, 2021
Eligible households can receive a $50 monthly reduction on internet service bills, along with up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop or tablet.
A welcome to Arizona sign
By Kat Jercich 03:58 pm May 13, 2021
The omnibus legislation packages together a number of provisions aimed at facilitating virtual care in the state.
Light being shared among buildings
By Kat Jercich 11:16 am May 13, 2021
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is soliciting public feedback about longer-term health interoperability outcomes.  
UK government, healthcare reform
By Tammy Lovell 10:41 am May 12, 2021
The Queen's Speech to officially reopen Parliament promised legislation to empower the NHS to innovate and embrace technology.
Hospital worker logs data on computer
By Mike Miliard 10:00 am May 12, 2021
As hospitals work with their EHR vendors to manage compliance with the ONC rules, some are still seeking clarity – and some say they're skeptical about how much they'll advance interoperability.
A driver sits in a Lyft
By Kat Jercich 12:40 pm May 11, 2021
The apps will team up with the White House to bring riders to and from 80,000 vaccination sites at no charge through July 4.
A person at a computer sitting in a darkened room
By Kat Jercich 03:35 pm May 06, 2021
In Wyoming, an employee accidentally uploaded COVID-19 test results to a public-facing website, while Pennsylvania faced trouble with a third-party contact-tracing vendor.
WHO, innovation, pandemic, covid-19
By Tammy Lovell 10:57 am May 06, 2021
The hub will lead data analytics innovations to predict, prevent, detect, prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.
IQVIA, Saudi, AI, data
By Rachel McArthur 01:40 am May 06, 2021
Both parties will reportedly collaborate on joint ideas and research in data and artificial intelligence, build a centre for “innovation and knowledge”, and develop related training programmes.
A person having a consultation with a medical professional on a tablet.
By Thiru Gunasegaran 12:43 am May 06, 2021
The federal government is setting aside AU$114 million (approximately $88 million) more from its budget to the programme.