Government & Policy

By 03:05 pm April 10, 2019
AMIA CEO Doug Fridsma says healthcare should simplify its approach to data exchange: keeping a laser focus on worthwhile use cases, sharing first and standardizing later, while also taking some cues from the basic APIs that power the World Wide Web.
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By 09:36 am April 10, 2019
The scheme preyed upon hundreds of thousands of elderly and disabled patients, DOJ says. 

Cerner CEO Brent Shafer said the EHR vendor is focused on refining its operating model to become more efficient. 

By 03:02 pm April 09, 2019
The EHR vendor is also undergoing operational improvement initiatives, officials say.
Seema Verma
By 02:56 pm April 09, 2019
Yesterday at the World Medical Innovation Forum in Boston, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma argued that government can often foil innovation. 
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By 10:21 am April 09, 2019
Participants in the program will be guaranteed a two-year position at a federal agency.

Helsinki, Finland

By 02:31 am April 08, 2019
The collaboration between Estonia and Finland was showcased in the newest issue of the HIMSS Insights eBook.
By 08:37 am April 04, 2019
Gould, currently the director general for digital and media policy at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will join the unit this summer.
By 09:15 am April 03, 2019
The National Coordinator talks 21st Century Cures, information blocking, Apple, consumerism, FHIR, open APIs and new business models he sees emerging amid the "overarching theme of human choice and freedom and dignity."
By 09:03 am April 01, 2019
New HIMSS Media research finds that nearly 75 percent of hospitals are beyond the basic level of interoperability, that best practices for information sharing are emerging and half are gearing up for APIs and FHIR.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, speaks at the Kick-off Ceremony of the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme on March 29, 2019. Credit: VHIS

By 04:38 am April 01, 2019
The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) officially launched on April 1, 2019, in Hong Kong. Consumers may now choose to purchase Certified Plans as offered by the participating insurance companies. 

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