Government & Policy

By Diana Manos 12:32 pm January 17, 2019
The association called on government agencies to takes steps toward making data-driven healthcare more commonplace.
Pew APIs

Pew's Ben Moscovitch said APIs hold the potential for a dramatic shift in how health data is accessed and used for patient care.

By Tom Sullivan 09:41 am January 17, 2019
The private sector and government have accomplished a lot and the next phase is critical to the best use of APIs.

Credit: Screengrab from gov.sg

By Dean Koh 09:23 pm January 16, 2019
Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong delivered a ministerial statement on the Committee of Inquiry (COI) report on the SingHealth cyberattack in the Singapore Parliament on January 15 2019.
By Diana Manos 10:24 am January 15, 2019
The document includes changes made due to comments from stakeholders and it contains new standards and updated characteristics.
Adam Greene

Adam Greene, Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, says even mature programs can lack documentation regulators seek. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:06 am January 15, 2019
Without proper documentation for government regulators, infosec protocols might safeguard data without meeting federal criteria.
Lord Prior of Brampton

Dan Kendall interviews Lord Prior of Brampton on stage at the Startup Health Festival last week in San Francisco. Photo by Jonah Comstock.

By Jonah Comstock 10:10 am January 14, 2019
Part of the NHS's new 10-year plan is to make the organisation a testbed for new health tech, such as the portal-like HealthTechConnect.
By Hafizah Osman 02:11 am January 14, 2019
The agency’s Annual Report 2017–18 identified that “42 data breaches (in 28 notification
By Dean Koh 10:05 pm January 13, 2019
One of the fast-growing sectors that have been identified in Thailand is healthcare and it is expected to be a key driver of the country’s economy.
By Diana Manos 02:23 pm January 11, 2019
Providers, patients and payers all still lack access to patient where and when they need it, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT said.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, testifying in front of Congress in June. Credit: YouTube

By Diana Manos 01:27 pm January 10, 2019
The new Digital Health Innovation Action Plan is part of the agency’s broader effort to improve oversight of technologies.

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