Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 02:14 pm July 08, 2020
The longtime partners will build out what they're calling the world's largest-ever remote intensive care system, as the VA is poised for a significant increase in IT funding.
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By 09:00 am July 08, 2020
A new generation of medical sensors will enable real-time collection of health data from warfighters, even in the most volatile threat situations.

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By Kat Jercich 12:41 pm July 07, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services also announced it would give $450 million to the biotech company Regeneron to manufacture and supply the company's antibody treatment.  
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am July 07, 2020
The report offers best practices and advice – around software, data-governance, legal and ethical considerations and more – for four key research areas: clinical data, omics practices, epidemiology and social sciences.
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By 11:23 am July 06, 2020
To treat U.S. warfighters effectively, the military health system must integrate medical data that’s been siloed in out-of-date systems — and do it in situations where bandwidth is scarce. 
By Sara Mageit 07:40 am July 03, 2020
Local authorities are to be given access to postcode-level data on people testing positive for coronavirus in their areas. 

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By Kat Jercich 03:09 pm July 02, 2020
"We are hearing from patients and providers who are concerned about when Medicare’s temporary changes to telehealth rules will be rolled back and whether they will receive any advance notice," they said.
By Lynne Minion 01:28 am July 02, 2020
The response by the New Zealand government to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the crisis there under control. HIMSS Insights spoke to Shayne Hunter, deputy director general of data & digital at the New Zealand Ministry of Health, about their strategy.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm July 01, 2020
With many small and remote providers still in acute need of high-speed broadband, but the funding cap outpaced, the commission will carry forward unused funds from previous years  to meet the need for virtual care.
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By Susan Morse 10:26 am July 01, 2020
HHS is expected to renew the Public Health Emergency before it expires in July, tweeted Michael Caputo, HHS's assistant secretary for public affairs.