Government & Policy

By Nathan Eddy 03:52 pm December 06, 2019
"There is great promise in using algorithms to sort patients and target care to those most in need," said Sens. Cory Booker and Ron Wyden in letters to CMS, FTC and others. "However, these systems are not immune to the problem of bias."
VA establishes new National Artificial Intelligence Institute
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am December 06, 2019
NAII will work with veterans and partners across federal agencies, the private sector and academia to prioritize AI research and development for better health.
By Nathan Eddy 03:12 pm December 04, 2019
Available on the AWS Marketplace, the new Interoperability Land offers a platform to develop and test different versions of DSTU3, STU3, R4 FHIR, SMART on FHIR and other standards.
By Mike Miliard 03:26 pm December 02, 2019
A look at some of the new AI, analytics and cloud IT innovations being showcased at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting in Chicago.
By Leontina Postelnicu 03:43 am December 02, 2019
Published at the end of November, the report provides an analysis of the current state of health in the EU.
By Dean Koh 02:39 am November 28, 2019
Perspectives from the patient and provider were shared about the complexities of access and use of patient data at a panel discussion at the HIMSS Australia Digital Health Summit.
AMIA encourages NIH to fund FHIR for interoperability and research
By Benjamin Harris 03:51 pm November 26, 2019
By investing in R&D for the HL7 spec, the National Institutes of Health can boost the utility of EHR data for research, and encourage other clinical innovations, the informatics group says.

Credit: Amgen China

By Dean Koh 02:00 am November 26, 2019
The program aims to develop a high-quality and efficient health service system through the study of the key topics of China's health service system in the context of the country's aging population.
VA sees a surge in veterans' use of telehealth services
By Nathan Eddy 12:53 pm November 25, 2019
More than 900,000 veterans used the agency's virtual care in 2019, with their use of the VA's Video Connect app up 235% in the same period.
By Mike Miliard 04:10 pm November 19, 2019
With federal help, ASN seeks to find new technology-enabled innovations for dialysis redesign, through the $1.5 million competition.

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