Government & Policy

Gov. Charlie Baker at a lectern

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By Kat Jercich 04:22 pm January 04, 2021
The new legislation would implement permanent rate parity for virtual behavioral health services, among its other provisions.
A highway sign with the words "Welcome to Arizona"

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By Kat Jercich 01:38 pm January 04, 2021
Officials in the state's most populous county said that system hiccups put them days behind in delivering the vaccine to healthcare workers.
COVID-19, contact tracing
By Sara Mageit 08:44 am January 04, 2021
The improved contact tracing website has been highlighted as one of the reasons for contacts being successfully reached.
One hand types on a keyboard while another holds a phone
By Kat Jercich 09:59 am December 31, 2020
Mark Hall, lead co-chair of the Parker Republicans, said the doxxing was in retaliation against COVID-19 restrictions.
A person with a tablet in a darkened server room
By Kat Jercich 12:23 pm December 30, 2020
Many of the top 10 incidents logged by HHS Office for Civil Rights involved ransomware, but a few stemmed from device theft or improper record disposal.
A temperature reading in a dry ice box

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By Kat Jercich 10:09 am December 29, 2020
Some of the hurdles around vaccine distribution could be addressed with high-tech solutions, particularly where environmental management is concerned.
Pure Health, medical record

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By Rachel McArthur 03:02 am December 29, 2020
Developed and managed by Pure Health, the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Riayati aims to provide a centralised medical record for “every citizen and resident” in the Gulf country.
Healthcare IT News
By Sara Mageit 02:10 am December 28, 2020
With 2020 drawing to a close, Healthcare IT News shares the top 10 most read EMEA news stories of the year.
The move to value and care coordination is expected to accelerate in 2021.
By Susan Morse 05:24 pm December 23, 2020
CMMI is expected to release fewer, but bigger payment models and more that are mandatory.
Motor vehicles stalled in a traffic jam
By Bradley Merrill Thompson 05:20 pm December 23, 2020
As the agency's workload swells with the weight of a public health emergency, digital health companies on a timeline should consider whether their products truly warrant a regulatory submission, writes Epstein Becker & Green's Bradley Merrill Thompson.