Government & Policy

By Susan Morse 01:40 pm July 28, 2020
Among other provisions, the bill extends the 5% advanced APM bonus for an additional six years and modifies thresholds to achieve the bonus. 
By Kat Jercich 12:46 pm July 28, 2020
The agency will accept suggestions for new data classes for the United States Core Data for Interoperability, via its new ONDEC system, through Oct. 9.
By Mike Miliard 08:53 am July 28, 2020
In a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, scores of medical associations called on the agency to sunset waivers related to scope of practice and licensure once the pandemic has subsided.
By Dean Koh 01:40 am July 28, 2020
“In APAC’s response to the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is absolutely no doubt that digitally enabled systems made for better outcomes,” said Dr Charles Alessi.   
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 03:22 am July 27, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals in South-East Asia had an advantage over medical institutions in other parts of the world, since they had dealt with a SARS virus in 2003 already. FInd out what they recommended in terms of outbreak prevention in the latest edition of HIMSS Insights, COVID-19 and Beyond.

Credit: Ibex Medical Analytics 

By Sara Mageit 06:05 am July 24, 2020
Also, Ireland donates its contact tracing app to Linux Foundation.

Credit: WAM

By Ahmed El Sherif 01:47 am July 24, 2020
The DPI test produces results in five minutes, with the screening facility introduced to provide easy access to testing for those commuting into Abu Dhabi.
By Kat Jercich 12:31 pm July 23, 2020
The House bill, introduced last week, would eliminate most geographic and originating site restrictions on the use of telehealth in Medicare, a broadly popular provision.
By Dean Koh 03:29 am July 23, 2020
The new HIMSS Digital Health Indicator is a new way of thinking about system-wide insights into digital maturity, said Tim Kelsey, SVP, HIMSS Analytics International. 
By Mike Miliard 04:24 pm July 22, 2020
Defense Health Agency will use its tools to help with the delivery of tele-critical care and remote patient monitoring for service members deployed worldwide.