Government & Policy
Telefónica, Tunstall Healthcare team up for remote management initiative, Current Health appoints VP of sales, and more news briefs
09:11 am July 25, 2019
Also: new inquiry into health ageing launched in the UK; Matt Hancock keeps his role as health and social care secretary as new British prime minister Boris Johnson takes office.
11:04 am July 23, 2019
The groups urge the Senate to follow the House's lead and finally lift the ban on federal funding for a nationwide unique patient identifier, making the case that it can help avoid serious safety risks due to matching errors.
12:19 pm July 22, 2019
More than two dozen organizations will get money from HRSA's new Rural Residency Planning and Development Program grants.
11:03 am July 19, 2019
American Telemedicine Association's "State of the States Report" finds progress, but still sees strategies for states to be incentivized to adopt pro-telehealth policies.
01:42 am July 19, 2019
Chinese healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor has reached strategic cooperation with nearly 50 hospitals across China, including the Aviation General Hospital of China Medical University, Sichuan Second Traditional Chinese
11:06 am July 17, 2019
Responding to an answer in parliament by a junior health minister, Labour’s Shadow Cabinet Office Minister Jo Platt warned the government of the dangers of the 2,300 NHS computers thatstill run on Windows XP.
NHSX to manage commercial deals for patient data, MedTech Europe calls for 'an interoperable data ecosystem for digital health' and more news briefs
05:27 am July 17, 2019
Also: French academic hospital CHRU de Nancy announces 10-year enterprise informatics agreement with Royal Philips, former NHS England director Sir Bruce Keogh joins messaging app firm and others.
11:42 am July 16, 2019
Commonwealth Corporation, a workforce development agency that works to boost the skills of Massachusetts young adults with investments and partnerships, has released new funding to create new pilots to expand training for entry-level healthcare workers.
12:56 pm July 15, 2019
The e-prescribing giant says the Federal Trade Commission's complaint shouldn't be reviewed in federal court because it relies on several factual errors.
01:51 am July 12, 2019
Thailand’s population is ageing rapidly with almost half of its electorate above 50 years old by 2025. Healthcare costs are rising and it is not tenable in the long-run to keep building hospitals.