Government & Policy

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.

Credit: Dubai Future Foundation

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.
Doctor in mask doing teleconference
By Dave Muoio 04:02 pm April 17, 2020
The COVID-19 Telehealth Program and the Connected Care Pilot Program together are set to invest $300 million so that healthcare providers can reach the patients in greatest need of virtual-care services.

Credit: Emirates

By Rachel McArthur 11:44 am April 17, 2020
Carried out on patients ahead of boarding, test results appear within 10 minutes, confirmed the airline. The UAE currently ranks third in the world in terms of screening per capita.

Credit: techUK

By Sophie Porter 02:16 am April 17, 2020
In an exclusive interview, associate director for Health and Local Public Services at techUK Ben Moody talks about the company’s role in bringing together health tech and government.

A screengrab of the COVID-19 tracker.

By Dean Koh 01:28 am April 17, 2020
Earlier this week, the Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines launched its new COVID-19 Tracker.
By Mike Miliard 05:01 pm April 16, 2020
Just days after the application period opened, some $3.23 million has already been approved to help hard-hit health systems deploy telemedicine technology, connected devices and remote patient-monitoring tools.
By Sophie Porter 12:25 pm April 16, 2020
The CEO of NHSX sent an email to staff highlighting that all potential conflicts of interest must be declared.

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