Government & Policy

NHS Digital introduces new Data Security and Protection Toolkit
By HIMSS TV 02:38 pm June 12, 2018
Alan Morton, NHS Digital programme manager, explains how the new toolkit allows organisations to measure their performance against the 10 data security standards of the National Data Guardian.
By HIMSS TV 01:41 pm June 12, 2018
Taavi Kotka, former CIO for the Estonian government, discusses Estonia's major e-health feat and look at conditions that made it possible to create a countrywide EHR.
Richard Corbridge, chief digital and information officer for Leeds Teaching on HIMSS TV
By HIMSS TV 03:33 pm June 06, 2018
Richard Corbridge, chief digital and information officer for Leeds Teaching, and Daniel Ray, director of data science for NHS Digital, discuss the tangible ways healthcare data is advancing population health for the United Kingdom.
VA's Lighthouse initiative at Dev4Health API conference
By HIMSS TV 02:55 pm May 09, 2018
Drew Myklegard of the VA project, discusses the role outside developers can do to improve the agency's care for veterans.  
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am September 11, 2017
Barry Herrin, principal at Herrin Health Law, says spending more money on security technology will only accomplish diminishing returns. Instead, hospitals should take a broader view of people and processes, implementing risk management frameworks such as NIST SP 800-53 and partnering with external threat groups such as InfoGuard and the FBI.
By Tom Sullivan 11:02 am September 11, 2017
With security risks on all sides, healthcare providers must have a game plan. At the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge lays out the top things they should be doing right now to gain visibility into the threats – and how they should be planning for the future – while explaining the...
By Eric Bailey 09:59 am May 01, 2017
(SPONSORED) Justin Barnes interviews CEO of eHealth Services Group Denise Hines, addressing the hot topics of discussion at HIMSS17 including Women in Health IT, workforce diversity and the future of health IT policy and technologies.
Katherine Baicker
By Eric Bailey 03:16 pm April 03, 2017
Katherine Baicker, professor of health economics at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, spoke at the HIMSS Pop Health Forum about the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, whose findings on the effects of Medicaid expansion have been touted by both supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act.
By Eric Bailey 10:05 am February 28, 2017
Stephen Lieber interviews former Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R) and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) at HIMSS17 on the evolution of the Affordable Care Act. Boehner provides a behind-the-scenes perspective on how Obamacare was passed and the prospects for repeal and replace under the Trump administration.
Former NSA Senior Counsel Joel Brenner
By Healthcare IT News 04:09 pm December 05, 2016
In a world where cyber criminals can exfiltrate healthcare data from the other side of the globe, health systems have their work cut out for them when it comes to protecting patient information. It wasn't always this way. How did we get here?

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