Government & Policy

Microsoft, renewable energy

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By Sophie Porter 01:25 am November 25, 2020
On top of investment and skilling, region dubbed a “game-changer” in sustainable transformation.
InterSystems trade show desk
By Mike Miliard 08:30 am November 24, 2020
The FHIR R4 APIs in version 2020.2 of the platform will enable broader access to provider, payer and pharmacy benefits data – and can help boost compliance with upcoming interoperability and patient access rules, the company says.
A nurse sitting at a computer
By Kat Jercich 02:36 pm November 20, 2020
A new report predicted that cloud-based systems will see the fastest growth over the next five years, with the need to manage chronic conditions fueling the growth.
Lucira COVID test
By Dave Muoio 05:24 pm November 19, 2020
Lucira's molecular testing kit allows individuals to collect their own nasal sample and insert it into a device that provides results in under 30 minutes. The company is aiming to sell the single-use tests for roughly $50.
Person on computer in telehealth consultation
By Kat Jercich 10:51 am November 19, 2020
American Medical Association delegates adopted a policy this week directing the organization to keep working to support telehealth advancements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
UAE’s health ministry, smart patient platform

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By Taleen Davies 01:37 am November 19, 2020
The updated version of SHEFAA will serve as a digital communication hub between service providers and patients across the country.
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04:37 pm November 18, 2020
S4S pilot project participants noted that research requirements can affect the ability to adopt third-party apps, among other barriers to broader adoption of patient-directed data sharing.  
Christopher Krebs testifying
By Kat Jercich 11:38 am November 18, 2020
 The ousting comes on the heels of a joint warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, HHS and the FBI about "increased and imminent" cyber threats to hospitals.
Dr. Anthony Fauci

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By Kat Jercich 11:34 am November 17, 2020
At the American Medical Informatics Association virtual annual symposium this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci raised the possibility of registries to track which patients had received which vaccine doses.