Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 09:51 am December 11, 2018
Attorneys offer their perspective on the privacy and compliance issues faced by the technology and how it squares, or not, with laws such as HIPAA and GDPR.
By Benjamin Harris 10:59 am December 07, 2018
Three winners and one honorable mention have been announced in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT'’s Certified Health IT Product List Data Challenge.
HIPAA digital age
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm December 05, 2018
The 22-year-old privacy law should be updated for a mobile tech-centric and data-driven world, the information management and medical informatics groups said.
By Dean Koh 11:06 pm December 01, 2018
In the book Affordable Excellence: The Singapore Healthcare System by William A.
By Benjamin Harris 10:04 am November 29, 2018
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the winners of a new challenge to develop software for identifying and reporting safety and usability issues in EHRs in a way that doesn’t disrupt clinical workflow.
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:09 pm November 28, 2018
Thirteen NHS trusts in England providing a mixture of acute, mental health and community services will receive a share of £16m to speed up implementation of e-prescribing.
By Benjamin Harris 01:57 pm November 28, 2018
The draft plan addresses physician concerns around usability, regulation and note bloat, and aims to help vendors improve their designs to improve productivity and user satisfaction.
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By Diana Manos 12:44 pm November 26, 2018
Initiative will bring together venture capitalists, startups and government officials, Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan said.

Malaysian Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad speaking at the Luncheon Talk at Menara Razak, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) on November 8, 2018. Credit: Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad's Facebook page.

By Dean Koh 10:34 pm November 25, 2018
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad also said in a recent HIMSS TV interview that even if an organisation has a good programme and system in place, digitising healthcare will not succeed if there is no clinical buy-in underpinned by training.
By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm November 20, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will kick off 2019 looking to reward new ways artificial intelligence can be safely leveraged to for improved quality of care.

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