Government & Policy

This artistic rendering shows what TRAuma Care In a Rucksack: TRACIR, an autonomous trauma care system being created by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, could look like. Credit: National Robotics Engineering Center and Carnegie Mellon University

By Nathan Eddy 10:08 am May 24, 2019
The autonomous system will stabilize soldiers in the battlefield with critical care interventions.
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:01 pm May 22, 2019
A recap of the first educational summit in the newly-launched HIMSS DM series that took place in Salford, England last week.
By Leontina Postelnicu 07:07 am May 22, 2019
Last year, health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said £200m would be allocated to create a new set of global digital exemplars.
By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm May 21, 2019
Deloitte's view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms that intermingle disparate information for care coordination and wellness "nudges." Now we just need to get there.
By Nathan Eddy 09:32 am May 21, 2019
The resource can be used to guide the development of health products, WHO says.
By Nathan Eddy 10:53 am May 16, 2019
Providers can use the new Direct Data Submission Platform to access eCQM results.
By Dean Koh 04:06 am May 15, 2019
Private hospitals in Thailand will have to display the price of medicines so that consumers can make better-informed decisions prior to purchase, starting from this week.
By Rebecca McBeth 12:19 am May 13, 2019
New Zealand’s Ministry of Health will provide access to two core national systems - the National Health Index (NHI) and Health Practitioner Index (

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, testifies before the Senate HELP Committee on May 7.

By Mike Miliard 09:21 am May 08, 2019
Despite one senator's hope to move deliberately with rulemakings and not repeat some errors of meaningful use, National Coordinator Donald Rucker said delays only lengthen the time that consumers are "not in control of their care."
By Nathan Eddy 09:48 am May 03, 2019
Company says the security flaw has not been exploited yet and urges customers to update to most recent version.

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