Government & Policy

By Mike Miliard 03:37 pm May 31, 2019
The Medical Group Management Association also has concerns about security risks that might be associated with the proposed rules, and says they go "too far, too fast."
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm May 30, 2019
The members of the HIMSS EHR Association support the rules' goals – but say that as drafted they go beyond Congress' intent for 21st Century Cures, are too loosely defined, have too tight a timeline and require too much IP sharing.
By Mike Miliard 02:37 pm May 24, 2019
The informatics group calls on ONC to "flip the paradigm" of consumer access as it finalizes the "most consequential health informatics policies" since meaningful use.

This artistic rendering shows what TRAuma Care In a Rucksack: TRACIR, an autonomous trauma care system being created by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, could look like. Credit: National Robotics Engineering Center and Carnegie Mellon University

By Nathan Eddy 10:08 am May 24, 2019
The autonomous system will stabilize soldiers in the battlefield with critical care interventions.
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:01 pm May 22, 2019
A recap of the first educational summit in the newly-launched HIMSS DM series that took place in Salford, England last week.
By Leontina Postelnicu 07:07 am May 22, 2019
Last year, health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said £200m would be allocated to create a new set of global digital exemplars.
By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm May 21, 2019
Deloitte's view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms that intermingle disparate information for care coordination and wellness "nudges." Now we just need to get there.
By Nathan Eddy 09:32 am May 21, 2019
The resource can be used to guide the development of health products, WHO says.
By Nathan Eddy 10:53 am May 16, 2019
Providers can use the new Direct Data Submission Platform to access eCQM results.
By Dean Koh 04:06 am May 15, 2019
Private hospitals in Thailand will have to display the price of medicines so that consumers can make better-informed decisions prior to purchase, starting from this week.

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