Government & Policy

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.
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.

HHS Chief Data Officer Mona Siddiqui speaks at Health 2.0

By Mike Miliard 01:00 pm September 24, 2019
At Health 2.0, HHS Chief Data Officer Mona Siddiqui spotlighted recent efforts, including some cloud-based dynamic data and mapping tools, to link far-flung data for better public health.

Sens. Patty Murray, D-Washington, and Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee
(Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm September 23, 2019
An alphabet soup of healthcare stakeholders, including AHIMA, CHIME, MGMA and others, want the Senate HELP Committee to ensure the proposed regs serve the "needs of patients and those who deliver their care."
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am September 23, 2019
For its 13th annual National Health IT Week, which kicks off today and runs through Sept. 27, HIMSS will be focusing on how public- and private-sector stakeholders can better align information and technology to drive advancements in population health.

L-R: Glenn Winokur, Donald Rucker, Michael Pfeffer, Charles Alessi, Lisa Grisim.

By Mike Miliard 06:56 pm September 16, 2019
At Health 2.0, National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker and other clinical IT leaders explore the root causes of the burnout epidemic – and offer a wishlist of tech innovations that could help.
By Nathan Eddy 12:09 pm September 13, 2019
The platform, Critical Care Suite, developed in partnership with UC San Francisco and powered by GE's Edison AI technology, can help radiologists prioritize cases involving collapsed lungs.
By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 12, 2019
The voluntary recommendations from the industry group, which aim to build consumer trust in companies that handle health and wellness data, are meant to supplement, not supplant, existing legal requirements, says CTA.

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