Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 02:06 pm October 18, 2019
The consultancy, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, has experience working with the DoD, VA and government healthcare clients and specializes in cybersecurity, agile engineering and more.
Google hires former Karen DeSalvo as chief health officer

The former National Coordinator will pioneer the new role at the tech giant, which has signed on several high-profile healthcare leaders as it sets its sights on the market.

By Mike Miliard 11:21 am October 18, 2019
For its most recent big healthcare hire, Google has recruited former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Karen DeSalvo to serve as its first chief health officer.
By Mike Miliard 03:07 pm October 14, 2019
The pioneering CIO and longtime health IT evangelist, now Harvard's globe-trotting International Healthcare Innovation Professor, talks about what's next in emerging trends – and offers travel tips learned from 400,000 air miles each year.
By Leontina Postelnicu 07:08 am October 08, 2019
An interview with Joe Gibson, director of epidemiology at the Marion County Public Health Department in Indianapolis.
By Mike Miliard 12:42 pm October 02, 2019
If exploited by a remote attacker, the set of vulnerabilities could pose safety and security risks for connected medical devices and hospital networks.
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am October 02, 2019
The company, founded by former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Farzad Mostashari, says advanced analytics are helping its accountable care organizations drive big efficiencies.
By 11:02 am September 30, 2019
New research funded by the government of Japan looks at the potential of collaboration for Japan and the UK to help reduce pressures on healthcare through the use of digital technology.
Nurse caring for elderly patient
By Susan Morse 05:26 pm September 27, 2019
Medicaid serves the population most adversely impacted by the social determinants of health.
By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm September 26, 2019
The Omnibus Burden Reduction and Discharge Planning rules both aim to reduce red tape and enable transparency, says Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma.
By Mike Miliard 02:27 pm September 25, 2019
Providers nationwide need to make an organizational commitment to addressing social needs and health disparities, says the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – and policymakers need to sort out IT infrastructure and reimbursement.

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