Government & Policy

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivering his opening address at the official opening of the Sengkang Health Campus on March 23, 2019. Credit: Ministry of Health Singapore.

By 10:37 pm March 31, 2019
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently announced the appointment of a Public Sector Data Security Review Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of data security practices across the entire public service.
By 11:15 am March 29, 2019
The “Bringing Predictive Analytics to Healthcare Challenge” is the third in a series designed to encourage innovators to focus on healthcare. 

Credit: Graeme Robertson/ Getty Images

By 12:03 pm March 28, 2019
Health Secretary Matt Hancock unveiled plans for the creation of a new unit called NHSX earlier this year.
By 04:00 pm March 27, 2019
The CMS Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge stems from the Trump administration's recent call to boost AI innovation in the U.S.

"For the first time, we are proposing that all health plans doing business in Medicare, Medicaid, and through the federal exchanges share health claims data and other important information electronically with their patients," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma at HIMSS19.

By 12:59 pm March 27, 2019
The insurance group says it's supportive of more data sharing, but says CMS' timeline for API-enabled access is too aggressive.
John Halamka HIMSS19

John Halamka

By 09:01 am March 27, 2019
As the world deals with aging populations, the Harvard professor and veteran CIO looks at how Japan has the urgency, vision and support to change care delivery models in ways that other countries would be smart to emulate.
By 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.
Senior citizens.
By 10:43 am March 26, 2019
CMS and other health insurers are using the program to deliver innovative and unique value to customers, both in terms of cost and quality.
By 10:23 am March 22, 2019
Association says the update is more global in scope and fit specifically for the healthcare ecosystem. 
By 09:01 am March 22, 2019
Invistics says its platform deploys machine learning algorithms to detect drug diversion that would otherwise go unnoticed or unreported.

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