Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 10:14 am August 11, 2020
While the APIs mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act will eventually enable a more "seamless experience" across the care continuum, he said, state health information exchanges have a crucial role to play in coordinating pandemic response right now.
Dr. Charlotte Lee
By Laura Lovett 02:25 pm August 10, 2020
Dr. Lee also dives into the challenges and opportunities of digital health in providing equitable healthcare.
By Sara Mageit 02:25 am August 10, 2020
It’s clear that empty platitudes and slogans won’t do anymore to combat inequality in the industry. Now the most important question is, how can we take action in the UK towards improving inclusion and diversity both professionally and personally? 

Sens. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, and Dr. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana

By Mike Miliard 04:37 pm August 07, 2020
The bi-partisan Patient Matching Improvement Act, introduced by Sens. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, and Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, would make the U.S. Postal Service's address-formatting tool available to hospitals and COVID-19 testing labs.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm August 07, 2020
Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Colorado will share best practices for telehealth and remote patient monitoring, and follow their own state policies while also adhering to seven key principles, their governors say.
By Kat Jercich 09:39 am August 05, 2020
Providers say there are a number of logistical, regulatory and educational hurdles that must be overcome for telehealth to reach its potential.
By Sara Mageit 01:47 am August 05, 2020
An interview with Ifan Evans, director of technology, digital & transformation, Welsh Government Health and Social Services, who will be speaking at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event.
By Kat Jercich 05:02 pm August 04, 2020
Convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association, the task force said it would release a final recommendations report in September.
By Susan Morse 04:34 pm August 04, 2020
The agency has yet to say whether parity will remain between an in-person and a telehealth visit.
By Kat Jercich 03:05 pm August 03, 2020
The framework from Northwestern and UT Austin outlines the specific inpatient admission thresholds to help authorities determine when communities should enact short-term shelter-in-place orders.