Government & Policy
09:37 am February 20, 2019
Info-blocking ruled the day, while APIs, FHIR, artificial intelligence and virtual reality were also prominent themes at this year’s Global Conference.
07:47 am February 20, 2019
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that a new joint unit bringing together leaders of the digital agenda across the health service is to be created.
12:10 pm February 14, 2019
At HIMSS19, ONC Chief Don Rucker joined panel discussions on information sharing led by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
04:13 pm February 12, 2019
Former U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra said that CMS embracing FHIR means an end to any fight over data standards.
01:00 pm February 12, 2019
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and challenges with workforce visibility, and the DHA has a tall order.
06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.
11:15 am February 11, 2019
Healthcare providers and plans need to implement open data sharing technologies to support transitions of care as patients move between plan types.
09:01 am February 11, 2019
Offerings include record locator service, identity management and document retrieval, the company says.
03:25 pm February 08, 2019
A national database of usability and safety issues, and enforcement of basic design and UX standards, are just two ways the promise of the past decade can be realized.