Government & Policy
01:44 am February 22, 2019
New figures show that one in 10 Australians have opted out of the My Health Record (MHR) system, leaving participation rates at 90.1 per cent.
02:11 pm February 21, 2019
The report from the agency's Health Information Technology Advisory Committee shows that patient engagement and cybersecurity will also be big parts of its agenda going forward.
12:11 pm February 21, 2019
They'll focus on info blocking, certification requirements, standards for voluntary pediatric health IT certification and the new U.S. Core Data for Interoperability proposal.
09:37 am February 20, 2019
Info-blocking ruled the day, while APIs, FHIR, artificial intelligence and virtual reality were also prominent themes at this year’s Global Conference.
07:47 am February 20, 2019
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that a new joint unit bringing together leaders of the digital agenda across the health service is to be created.
12:10 pm February 14, 2019
At HIMSS19, ONC Chief Don Rucker joined panel discussions on information sharing led by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
04:13 pm February 12, 2019
Former U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra said that CMS embracing FHIR means an end to any fight over data standards.
01:00 pm February 12, 2019
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and challenges with workforce visibility, and the DHA has a tall order.
06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.