Government & Policy
05:15 am March 11, 2020
Europe’s GDPR has been considered a trailblazer. But it turns out that interpreting it is difficult, and digital healthcare is where these difficulties manifest most.
03:37 am March 11, 2020
A new update implemented by the Australian federal government will allow doctors, nurses and mental health practitioners to provide telehealth services, such as video conferencing, to people isolated at home due to the coronavirus.
12:29 pm March 10, 2020
Industry groups including AHIP, MGMA and the AMA support the patient access aims of the final regs, but have qualms about third-party developers and the compliance burden for providers.
09:09 am March 10, 2020
Facebook, Google and Twitter take action to ensure accurate health advice on their platforms.
11:38 pm March 09, 2020
On March 9, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) in Hong Kong launched a special call under the Public Sector Trial Scheme for projects to support product development and application of technologies for the prevention and control of COVID-19.
03:16 pm March 09, 2020
National Coordinator Don Rucker and Deputy National Coordinator Steve Posnack talk enforcement timelines, "content and manner," FHIR 4, gag clause provisions, patient privacy and more.
09:36 am March 09, 2020
Both CMS and ONC have issued what they call "transformative" rules addressing 21st Century Cures data access requirements; they'll impact providers, payers, vendors and patients.
09:29 am March 06, 2020
The UAE’s ministry of health is working with one of the country’s top telecom operators to set up the region’s first virtual hospital, it has emerged.
06:07 am March 06, 2020
An interview with Dr Jens Baas, CEO of one of the largest statutory health insurers in Germany, Techniker Krankenkasse.
04:04 pm March 05, 2020
American Telemedicine Association cheers the $8 billion emergency funding legislation, which it says will expand the toolkits of healthcare professionals working to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.