Government & Policy

By Tammy Lovell 09:09 am March 10, 2020
Facebook, Google and Twitter take action to ensure accurate health advice on their platforms.
By Dean Koh 11:38 pm March 09, 2020
On March 9, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) in Hong Kong launched a special call under the Public Sector Trial Scheme for projects to support product development and application of technologies for the prevention and control of COVID-19. 

ONC's Dr. Donald Rucker and Steve Posnack.

By Mike Miliard 03:16 pm March 09, 2020
National Coordinator Don Rucker and Deputy National Coordinator Steve Posnack talk enforcement timelines, "content and manner," FHIR 4, gag clause provisions, patient privacy and more.
By Mike Miliard 09:36 am March 09, 2020
Both CMS and ONC have issued what they call "transformative" rules addressing 21st Century Cures data access requirements; they'll impact providers, payers, vendors and patients.
By Ahmed El Sherif 09:29 am March 06, 2020
The UAE’s ministry of health is working with one of the country’s top telecom operators to set up the region’s first virtual hospital, it has emerged.
By Leontina Postelnicu 06:07 am March 06, 2020
An interview with Dr Jens Baas, CEO of one of the largest statutory health insurers in Germany, Techniker Krankenkasse.
By Mike Miliard 04:04 pm March 05, 2020
American Telemedicine Association cheers the $8 billion emergency funding legislation, which it says will expand the toolkits of healthcare professionals working to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.
Google office
By Laura Lovett 10:37 am March 05, 2020
Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) sent a follow-up letter to Ascension CEO Joesph Impicciche regarding privacy concerns about Project Nightingale.
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm March 03, 2020
The healthcare groups, along with eHealth Initiative, Health Innovation Alliance and Personal Connected Health Alliance, want Congress to enable HHS to expand access to virtual care for coronavirus patients.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm March 02, 2020
His March 9 address at the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition marks the first time a sitting president has spoken at the event.

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