Government & Policy

doctor patient tablet
By Nathan Eddy 09:02 am February 05, 2019
The industry is faring worse than others in complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection Rules, one expert says.
Clinician EHR tablet
By Diana Manos 09:05 am February 01, 2019
HealthlinkNY and HealtheConnections will leverage best practices and team skills of both health information exchanges to improve care delivery, officials said.
infusion pump
By Diana Manos 02:53 pm January 30, 2019
Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council issued a new report saying infosec demands cross-sector collaboration.
doctors talking to patients
By Jeff Lagasse 09:14 am January 30, 2019
How an interdisciplinary kaizen group within CDC is charting a roadmap for future metrics to improve population health and provider satisfaction.
By Diana Manos 04:14 pm January 29, 2019
As the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT comments period drew to a close, a number of organizations weighed in about how to improve electronic health records platforms.
By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm January 29, 2019
As suicides increase and the opioid crisis continues, Congress, HHS and others need to do more to enable data sharing for at-risk patients.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:22 am January 29, 2019
Also: Allscripts introduces new EMEA VP, MD role; NHS App programme director joins NHS trust; England explores the use of predictive analytics in reducing deaths from suicide; Eurostat releases new data on finding health information online.

Photo of a session of the Congress of the Philippines.

By Dean Koh 10:30 pm January 28, 2019
Last week, the House Committee on Health in the Philippines House of Representatives chaired by Rep.
By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm January 28, 2019
Candidates for the role should be able to share electronic health record best practices with DoD, oversee change management and training efforts and monitor budgets, officials say.
By Diana Manos 02:04 pm January 28, 2019
Common usability challenges can also contribute to medical errors, the organization said.

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