Government & Policy

By Kat Jercich 09:39 am August 05, 2020
Providers say there are a number of logistical, regulatory and educational hurdles that must be overcome for telehealth to reach its potential.
By Sara Mageit 01:47 am August 05, 2020
An interview with Ifan Evans, director of technology, digital & transformation, Welsh Government Health and Social Services, who will be speaking at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event.
By Kat Jercich 05:02 pm August 04, 2020
Convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association, the task force said it would release a final recommendations report in September.
By Susan Morse 04:34 pm August 04, 2020
The agency has yet to say whether parity will remain between an in-person and a telehealth visit.
By Kat Jercich 03:05 pm August 03, 2020
The framework from Northwestern and UT Austin outlines the specific inpatient admission thresholds to help authorities determine when communities should enact short-term shelter-in-place orders.

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By Kat Jercich 01:39 pm August 03, 2020
Dr. Robert Redfield said during a House subcommittee hearing that he was only told about the decision once it had already been made by HHS.
By Tammy Lovell 09:18 am August 03, 2020
Agreement with UK government aims to accelerate innovation across the public sector. 
By Mallory Hackett 06:22 pm July 31, 2020
The voice vote approves the Foster-Kelly Amendment, which removes language that prohibits federal funding for the adoption of a unique patient ID.
By Sara Mageit 06:04 am July 31, 2020
GPs call for caution as remote consultations may increase stress levels for both patients and doctors.
By Mike Miliard 11:39 am July 30, 2020
A joint project of the Departments of Health and Human Services, Veterans Affairs and Energy, the initiative will leverage the DOE's artificial intelligence and high-performance computing capabilities to gain analytics insights more quickly.