Government & Policy

By Kat Jercich 01:02 pm August 24, 2020
The announcement, which was expected last week, had been delayed after reports of pushback from National Institutes of Health officials.
By Kat Jercich 11:04 am August 24, 2020
Before COVID-19, Central Maine Healthcare had used remote care sparingly, says CMIO Dr. Steven Martel. By July, it had conducted 25,000 virtual visits.
By Kat Jercich 03:08 pm August 21, 2020
Following President Trump's executive order on virtual care, the American Hospital Association issued a series of recommendations supporting access to telehealth after the public health emergency ends.

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By Tammy Lovell 03:05 am August 21, 2020
Moscow’s department of health is using an artificial intelligence (AI) platform to detect symptoms of lung cancer in CT scans, as part of a project to implement AI technology for radiology.
By Kat Jercich 04:05 pm August 20, 2020
White House task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said the process of HHS bypassing the CDC was meant to be "solely an interim system," according to a WSJ report that HHS later denied.
By Tammy Lovell 01:35 am August 20, 2020
The initiative aims to drive digital transformation across the state and identify services in need of investment.
By Sara Mageit 10:50 am August 19, 2020
The new national data guardian will oversee the collection and use of patient data.

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By Kat Jercich 11:48 am August 18, 2020
Judge Frederic Block issued a preliminary injunction preventing the Trump administration from reversing an Obama-era expansion of antidiscrimination rules in healthcare.
By Nessa Barry 03:56 am August 18, 2020
It was quickly recognised that the pandemic required tools to provide safe access to health and care at a distance. Scotland is demonstrating how a rapid telehealth transformation can be achieved says Nessa Barry of the Digital Health and Care Directorate, Scottish Government.
By Kat Jercich 03:52 pm August 17, 2020
Others say the "chaos" they initially faced as a result of the shift has largely calmed.