Government & Policy

By Nathan Eddy 02:24 pm November 13, 2019
While Google apparently signed a business associate agreement with Ascension, and the scope of the data sharing appears to be in line with HIPAA allowances, there are still many questions about how the patient information is being put to use.

German federal parliament, the Bundestag has passed legislation to digitalise the country’s healthcare.

By Tammy Lovell 07:21 am November 13, 2019
German federal parliament, the Bundestag has passed legislation to digitalise the country’s healthcare.

Outgoing NHSX director of digital development Dr Sam Shah has been ranked fourth in the #IB100, a list of the top 100 most influential BAME leaders in the tech sector. 

By Piers Ford 06:38 am November 13, 2019
Outgoing NHSX director of digital development Dr Sam Shah has been ranked fourth in the #IB100, a list of the top 100 most influential black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders in the tech sector produced by executive search agency Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times.

Above: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat announcing the National AI Strategy at the the SFF X SWITCH (SingaporeFinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) Conference. Credit: SFF

By Dean Koh 01:51 am November 13, 2019
In the next three years, Selena+, a system which analyzes retinal photographs across the nation for diabetes screening will be deployed.
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am November 07, 2019
The health system will pay $3 million to settle with OCR and take corrective action after protected health information was left unencrypted on lost and stolen mobile devices.

An interview with Jörg Studzinski, director of research and advisory services at HIMSS Analytics.

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:02 am November 07, 2019
When looking at digitising healthcare, the challenges that European countries are grappling with are vast.
By Nathan Eddy 12:38 pm November 06, 2019
The cloud-based EHR developer had alleged that a former customer, ZenCharts, which plans to appeal, had violated a user agreement, cloning its software to develop a system of its own.

Source: Marc-Steffen Unger/Uta Wagner

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 02:26 am November 06, 2019
Digital leaders from Singapore, the Netherlands, Finland and more met in Berlin this week to talk about the transformation of their health systems.
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm November 05, 2019
The number of healthcare organizations served by DirectTrust health information service providers and engaged in Direct exchange was up nearly 75% in Q3. New members include Konica Minolta and the Social Security Administration.
CMS names 25 innovators advancing in AI Health Outcomes Challenge
By Mike Miliard 02:45 pm November 01, 2019
The more than two-dozen participants chosen to move on to Stage 1 of the challenge include Accenture, Geisinger, IBM, Mayo Clinic, Merck, Northrop Grumman and others.

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