Government & Policy

UPMC VP John Houston said council members have agreed to accept HITRUST certification to simplify the process of evaluating, contracting and working with cloud vendors. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:38 am March 21, 2019
The ultimate goal is patient safety and freeing up money to invest in care.
By Mike Miliard 02:05 pm March 20, 2019
The CEO of the Alliance for Better Health and former deputy national coordinator talks EHR and interoperability challenges, the need for ROI, physicians' changing roles and why "social determinants" might not be the right term.
Partners HealthCare
By Nathan Eddy 10:49 am March 18, 2019
Using the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool will create better access to prescription data for clinicians at Partners.  

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By Leontina Postelnicu 02:45 am March 14, 2019
Health secretary outlines his vision for setting up NHSX, a new unit for digital, data and technology.
By Deirdre Fulton 10:19 am March 13, 2019
Despite its clear potential to improve access to high-quality care in underserved communities, telehealth is underutilized by safety-net providers due to a range of barriers, according to a new report from the RAND Corpo
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:26 am March 08, 2019
The new suite of reforms announced also include the development of a new role of chief scientist and a Data, Analytics and Delivery division.
By Tom Sullivan 09:15 am March 08, 2019
Here’s what I found at this year’s security conference.
Scott Gottlieb
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:12 pm March 06, 2019
Policy experts and providers said his charge in the face of the tobacco industry, work to speed drug approvals improved public health.

National Institutes of Health

By Nathan Eddy 10:56 am March 06, 2019
Translational research is a main focus point for the iTHRIV consortium, which brings together areas of expertise including genomics, clinical research, data science and more.
FBI Director Christopher Wray: ‘Today’s cybersecurity threat is bigger than government itself’

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By Tom Sullivan 04:21 pm March 05, 2019
Top Federal Bureau of Investigation official calls for greater public-private partnership to fight back increasingly sophisticated adversaries and attacks.

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