Government & Policy

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.
Sad doctor
By Jeff Lagasse 07:07 am October 07, 2019
Administrative complexity accounted for the most waste, estimated at $256.6 billion, and pricing failure was a close second.
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.
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."

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