Government & Policy

Credit: WAM

By Ahmed El Sherif 08:56 am July 15, 2020
The eight machines use artificial intelligence and ultraviolet-powered sterilisation to move automatically and scan areas efficiently, the authority said.
Sponsored
By 09:00 am July 13, 2020
By moving all military treatment facilities under the Defense Health Agency (DHA), the DoD has ushered in a new era of data integration within the military health system.
By Charles Alessi 05:24 am July 13, 2020
The pandemic has inevitably made discussions about the use of data even more urgent as we strive to find solutions to dilemmas around managing personal privacy argues Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS.
Telehealth consultation
By Susan Morse 05:57 pm July 09, 2020
CMS Administrator Seema Verma: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services needs help from Congress to make temporary flexibilities permanent.
By Mike Miliard 02:14 pm July 09, 2020
The new telehealth-specific electronic clinical quality measures are to be used by eligible professionals and clinicians participating in CMS quality reporting programs such as MIPS and APMs.

beerimoalem, Flickr

By Kat Jercich 09:15 am July 09, 2020
Providers who e-prescribe birth control through apps and online pharmacies doubt the decision will significantly affect their practices, but they say the mandate is harmful for those who need contraception.
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.

Wikimedia Commons

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.
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.