Government & Policy

ONC: Here’s how hospitals are using EHR data beyond patient care
By Benjamin Harris 12:45 pm April 17, 2019
New research shows that the ways hospitals tap into EHR information varies from vendor to vendor.

Doctors of Linxi Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital in East China's Shandong province give medical consultations to rural residents. Credit: en.nhc.gov.cn

By Dean Koh 03:00 am April 16, 2019
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) officially launched a capacity building platform designed for community-level healthcare services, according to a report by Xinhua News on April 15.&nbs

Health minister Jens Spahn speaking at the opening of the Health Innovation Hub in Berlin

By Armin Scheuer 05:07 am April 12, 2019
The Health Innovation Hub will be the Ministry's bridge to the "digital scene," said health minister Jens Spahn.
security pro
By Tom Sullivan 11:22 am April 11, 2019
Infosec is a patient safety issue and it’s critical that customers trust you. But many health systems have been investing too little for years. It’s time for that to change.
By Mike Miliard 03:05 pm April 10, 2019
AMIA CEO Doug Fridsma says healthcare should simplify its approach to data exchange: keeping a laser focus on worthwhile use cases, sharing first and standardizing later, while also taking some cues from the basic APIs that power the World Wide Web.
hand cuffs
By Nathan Eddy 09:36 am April 10, 2019
The scheme preyed upon hundreds of thousands of elderly and disabled patients, DOJ says. 

Cerner CEO Brent Shafer said the EHR vendor is focused on refining its operating model to become more efficient. 

By Tom Sullivan 03:02 pm April 09, 2019
The EHR vendor is also undergoing operational improvement initiatives, officials say.
Seema Verma
By Laura Lovett 02:56 pm April 09, 2019
Yesterday at the World Medical Innovation Forum in Boston, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma argued that government can often foil innovation. 
security workers
By Tom Sullivan 10:21 am April 09, 2019
Participants in the program will be guaranteed a two-year position at a federal agency.

Helsinki, Finland

By Mélisande Rouger 02:31 am April 08, 2019
The collaboration between Estonia and Finland was showcased in the newest issue of the HIMSS Insights eBook.

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