Government & Policy

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By Rachel McArthur 03:07 am April 29, 2020
Acronis believes it is likely cybercriminals will target government agencies, healthcare facilities and medical professionals treating patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

The webinar convened key KSA health leaders Dr Ahmed Balkhair (bottom right) and Dr Mona Almehaid (top left) from the Ministry of Health, Dr Amr Jamal from Saudi Commission for Health Specialities (top right) and Dr Osama Alswailem from King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (bottom left).

By Sophie Porter 12:10 pm April 28, 2020
Preparedness, communication and a willingness to innovate are some ways in which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have adapted their healthcare systems in response to COVID-19. 
By Fred Bazzoli 12:06 pm April 28, 2020
The interoperability final rules that will be added to the Federal Register this week mention two implementation guides from the Da Vinci Project to help payers exchange data.

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By Sophie Porter 12:05 pm April 28, 2020
The platform has enabled urgent access to patient’s medical history to frontline healthcare workers
FCC doles out $3.7 million more to aid COVID-19 telehealth deployment
By Nathan Eddy 12:09 pm April 23, 2020
Five funding applications from coast to coast were approved, ranging from $380,000 to just under $1 million.
By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm April 22, 2020
Even if ONC and CMS have extended the timeline for compliance while health systems battle coronavirus, the pandemic has only highlighted the need for patient access and API-enabled exchange.
By Mike Miliard 09:35 am April 22, 2020
As healthcare organizations grapple with the coronavirus crisis, new flexibility includes three to six months of enforcement discretion for some – but not all – compliance dates.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 12:41 pm April 21, 2020
Themed "Coders versus Corona," a total of $50,000 is up for grabs by five teams that are able to present ideas that can mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through the use of technology.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am April 21, 2020
Both agencies will be able to more easily and securely exchange health records with outside providers, while participating health systems will gain a single point of entry to request agency health data.
By Dean Koh 01:59 am April 20, 2020
An interview with Prof. Chyong-Huey Lai, Vice-superintendent of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkuo Branch.

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