Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 11:50 am January 29, 2020
The company has been lobbying hospital leaders to oppose them – and has said it might sue HHS, depending on the final rules' data provisions. Meanwhile, some patient advocates are also speaking out.
By Anna Engberg 06:00 am January 29, 2020
Angela Velkova, director of communities and strategic relations for EMEA at HIMSS, explains how the DACH delegation will prepare for HIMSS20 in the wake of the new Digital Healthcare Act.
By Mike Miliard 03:30 pm January 28, 2020
Careful planning of one's time in Orlando is a must – with so much going on at once across the sprawling convention center, having a flexible but well thought out to-do list is essential.
By Nathan Eddy 11:55 am January 27, 2020
The ONC final rules on interoperability and patient access are expected soon, and Sequoia's info blocking workgroup seeks to help organizations prepare for compliance.
By Nathan Eddy 02:31 pm January 24, 2020
The communication says vulnerabilities in Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers "might allow an attack to happen undetected and without user interaction."
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm January 22, 2020
In 2019, it offered more than 2.6 million telehealth episodes of care to more than 900,000 veterans. At HIMSS20, a VA leader will show how this, plus innovations such as My HealtheVet and Blue Button, is boosting veterans' patient experience.
By Dean Koh 09:48 pm January 19, 2020
Better health information systems that allow every Thai to access their personal health information, including diabetes risk and screening records, could contribute to reducing unmet need.
By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm January 17, 2020
As she leaves the agency after three years, Siddiqui touts data-driven accomplishments such as AI, data privacy, opioid response and work with states on social determinants of health.
By Nathan Eddy 12:50 pm January 16, 2020
Vendors offer their perspective on the opportunities and challenges for healthcare data exchange in the year ahead.
By Mike Miliard 11:53 am January 15, 2020
The 2020-2025 plan aligns with the 21st Century Cures Act's interoperability and patient access provisions.

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