Government & Policy

By Tom Sullivan 07:37 am February 07, 2019
The agency will continue its resolve to uncover and pursue cases to protect the public from corporate greed, U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan says.

Above photo: Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (centre) visits Ampang Hospital, a public hospital in Selangor, Malaysia. Credit: Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad's Facebook page.

By Dean Koh 01:13 am February 07, 2019
In May 2018, Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said that the Health Ministry will be setting up an independent Health Advisory Council within 100 days to
Gavel DOJ False Claims Greenway
By Tom Sullivan 03:08 pm February 06, 2019
The EHR maker allegedly falsified EHR certification, neglected to fix problems it knew about and paid customers kickbacks to recommend its product to others.

Credit: Cleveland Clinic via YouTube

By Nathan Eddy 09:50 am February 06, 2019
New American Hospital Report says that today’s problems also make it harder for rural providers to prepare for tomorrow’s challenges.
Pew Ben Moscovitch
By Tom Sullivan 09:19 am February 05, 2019
Pew’s director of HIT Ben Moscovitch says consumers prefer biometrics, notably fingerprinting, facial recognition and iris scans, for a unique identifier.
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.

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