Government & Policy

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.
By Dean Koh 02:23 am January 28, 2019
In December 2018, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce announced plans to put medical-related fees, including drugs, supplies and service charges, on the price control list of the government’s central committee on prices of goods and services.
Kelly Cronin
By Diana Manos 08:53 am January 25, 2019
The first employee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is taking a new role in a different federal unit.
By Diana Manos 02:40 pm January 24, 2019
The organization is broadening into a single assessment tool for varying regulations around the world.
By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm January 24, 2019
A new report from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy explores some of the policy changes that should be made to enable safer and more effective deployment of artificial intelligence in healthcare.
EHR tablet
By Diana Manos 02:55 pm January 22, 2019
More and more healthcare organizations are urging a broader swath of the industry to get involved driving interoperability. The latest is a Jan. 22 report from seven leading national hospital associations urging “all stakeholders” to take part.
By Tom Sullivan 01:16 pm January 21, 2019
Organization says 5 will build on FHIR 4 with more normative content, support for apps that use multiple versions of the spec and other advancements.

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