Government & Policy

KLAS healthcare IT booth at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 02:55 pm August 28, 2018
KLAS assesses regional preferences across one of the most dynamic and competitive health IT markets in the world.
Mona Siddiqui
By Laura Lovett 02:27 pm August 28, 2018
Mona Siddiqui, MD will focus on data sharing culture and the findings from a soon-to-be-released report on the initiative's first phase.
veterans affairs building sign
By Jessica Davis 12:55 pm August 27, 2018
The Veterans Affairs Department's EHR project CHIO stepped down Friday, and the agency still doesn’t have a permanent CIO – should the VA keep pushing forward without proper IT leadership?
Genevieve Morris
By Jessica Davis 12:54 pm August 24, 2018
After just one month on the job, the Morris reportedly stepped down as VA leadership “intends to take the EHR modernization effort in a different direction than we were headed."
xray of spine on tablet
By Tonya Stewart 11:35 am August 23, 2018
The four-year project will work on technology to enable patients to regain control of limbs and researchers said it could ultimately be applied other cases, notably epilepsy and Parkinson’s.
robotic surgery

Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas, Getty Images

By Lynne Minion 09:39 am August 22, 2018
Australian Medical Robotics Academy will train surgeons to conduct certain cancer procedures Victorian Government says.
Babylon GP at Hand smartphone app screen snaps

Babylon’s GP at Hand smartphone app.

By Tonya Stewart 04:22 pm August 21, 2018
While a recent review showed Babylon’s GP at Hand smartphone app improved care access, the plans to expand its roll-out were prohibited by officials.
Beth Killoran headshot from HHS
By Jessica Davis 01:49 pm August 21, 2018
Just two months after House and Senate committees criticized the department for its instability, HHS moves Beth Killoran to the Office of the Surgeon General.
NHS hospital sign in UK
By Jessica Davis 12:59 pm August 21, 2018
Months after all NHS trusts failed security assessments, a new assessment from a think tank found the majority of hospitals still are leaning on handwritten documentation, and often misplace patient records.
President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida

President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort. Photo by Joe Raedle, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:17 pm August 20, 2018
Following the launch of an investigation by Congressional Democrats into cronyism at the agency, the lawsuit asks the court to block the trio who reportedly influenced the agency’s Cerner EHR contract and other policies.

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