Government & Policy
09:58 am June 19, 2020
Available in five languages, the website aims to serve as a national awareness platform, and comes in response to government directives to use “smart solutions in MoHAP’s curative and preventive services” to contain the spread of COVID-19.
09:19 am June 19, 2020
The coronavirus emergency has improved digital health in the Italian healthcare system, but many fear a rude awakening unless major strides are made to advance digitisation, as discussed in a recent HIMSS Italian Community webinar.
02:08 pm June 17, 2020
Of the 31 changes federal policymakers have enacted so far to ease access to virtual care, senators wondered: How many should be made permanent?
09:32 am June 16, 2020
Providers say patient reluctance to disclose their identities could present problems on both an individual and population-wide level.
10:48 am June 15, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has acted as an "unexpected experiment" for telehealth, but despite its huge promise and the hopes of many that it will become the new normal, experts say it's difficult to predict what's next.
01:54 pm June 12, 2020
The bipartisan HEALTH Act would make permanent Medicare payments for telehealth services at federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics.
10:25 pm June 11, 2020
“Everyone is working towards the same target, even though no one talked about it,” said Professor Tomohiro Kuroda, CIO, Kyoto University Hospital (KUHP), Japan.
04:52 pm June 08, 2020
David Smith, executive director for the Medicaid Transformation Project, says vulnerable people are being left behind by the telehealth revolution – and it's vital to address systemic racism, language barriers and social determinants of health.
02:11 pm June 08, 2020
A report released from the GAO said the agency's modernization efforts are leaving out critical participants whose know-how could help with design, functionality and implementation.
UK government releases details of COVID-19 data-sharing deals with big tech firms after legal action threat
12:24 pm June 08, 2020
Contracts reveal NHS shared personal patient details with Microsoft, Google, Palantir and Faculty.