Government & Policy
Government awards startup $481M for coronavirus testing; public hospitals compounding COVID-19 budget risks
08:43 am October 16, 2020
This week's top stories include Cue Health delivering 100,000 COVID-19 tests per day by March, and hospital associations calling CMS' threat to withhold Medicare and Medicaid participation for non-compliant data reporting "reckless."
11:00 am October 09, 2020
This week's top stories include hospitals needing to report flu information in addition to COVID-19 data, while Americans want mental healthcare via telehealth but worry about data security.
02:28 pm October 07, 2020
The experience of the pandemic is strengthening the Skolkovo region as regulation changes are accelerating innovation, says Natalia Polushkina, vice president and CEO at Biomedical Technologies Cluster of the Skolkovo Foundation.
11:07 am October 01, 2020
Providers and citizens in Sweden have an open mindset, enabling rapid digital transformation to take place effectively during the pandemic, says Daniel Forslund, chairman of the Innovation and Development Committee in Region Stockholm.
03:48 pm September 30, 2020
One goal of Kuwait's 2035 vision is to strengthen investment in high-quality healthcare, which has already led to increased efficiency, use of innovative technology and a changing culture.
09:31 am September 25, 2020
This week's top stories include a look at what the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg could mean for the Affordable Care Act, femtech companies bemoaning advertising difficulties on social media and the emergence of social informatics.
02:54 pm September 17, 2020
Wales is prioritizing tools that are popular with patients, says Ifan Evans, director of technology, digital & transformation for the Welsh Government Health and Social Services.
05:00 pm September 15, 2020
Dr. Amy Abernethy, principal deputy commissioner at the U.S. FDA, discusses the need for regulatory "agility" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
09:54 am September 04, 2020
This week's top stories include California passing the nation's first law mandating a 45-day supply of PPE, GoodRX filing to go public, and healthcare execs naming telehealth as their top COVID-19 tech problem.
07:05 am August 28, 2020
This week's top stories include the VA giving Cerner scheduling technology a test run, fines for nursing homes that don't comply with testing regulations and Google Cloud pouring $100 million into telehealth giant Amwell.