Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm February 26, 2020
AMA officials say the playbook aims to dispel some of the "myths and misconceptions from an array of complex federal and state laws surrounding patient electronic access to medical information."
By Mike Miliard 11:08 am February 25, 2020
The nine National Health IT Priorities for Research are meant set an agenda that will enable medical research to happen more quickly and effectively, officials say.
By Anna Engberg 03:47 am February 24, 2020
Data protection and usage in the electronic patient record (EPR) will be regulated by the new act, which received both criticism and praise.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma and National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker

By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 21, 2020
Its Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs aims to make changes that allow providers to focus on patients.
By Tammy Lovell 11:04 am February 18, 2020
Bruno Bruins to present a bill requiring hospitals and clinics in the Netherlands to enable digital data exchange.
By Nathan Eddy 11:59 am February 12, 2020
Remaining tasks include additional development of interfaces between the existing EHR, Cerner’s platform and the general IT infrastructure of the VA, which could run through the end of April, according to a news report.
By Nathan Eddy 10:12 am February 12, 2020
Healthcare providers and device manufacturers are both responsible for putting mitigations in place to address patient safety risks, says FDA's Suzanne Schwartz.
By Nathan Eddy 12:44 pm February 07, 2020
The advanced cellular networking capabilities will enable the delivery of telesurgery services to veterans, allowing physicians to consult during surgery evan across the country, said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

Pictured: European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen; Credit: EC - Audiovisual Service; Photographer: Etienne Ansotte

By Leontina Postelnicu 03:41 am February 06, 2020
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen launched a consultation to shape the upcoming strategy on World Cancer Day.
By Nathan Eddy 11:04 am February 05, 2020
The guide from CCHP aims to help providers navigate the process of billing CMS for remote patient monitoring, real-time and asynchronous virtual visits and mobile health services.

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