Government & Policy
12:35 pm May 06, 2020
The CMS final rules require Medicare and Medicaid participating hospitals to send electronic notifications when patients are admitted, discharged or transferred.
02:08 pm May 04, 2020
Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) denies claims that the app has failed NHS clinical safety and security test.
05:58 pm May 01, 2020
HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy awarded $5 million to help develop cross-state licensure for clinicians.
05:54 pm May 01, 2020
The interim rule is extending the mitigation of shared losses back to January 2020.
11:56 am May 01, 2020
As the clock begins ticking on deadlines to meet federal rules implementing the 21st Century Cures Act, healthcare organizations must start the push toward compliance now. If done well, the effort should be worth it.
Roundup: European Commission's latest effort to help fight COVID-19, NHS COVID-19 app uptake dependent on privacy, and more news briefs
01:46 am May 01, 2020
Also - Dutch company offers free analysis of COVID-19 CT scans.
05:48 pm April 30, 2020
Dr. Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses his work with the Global Digital Health Partnership initative.
05:44 pm April 30, 2020
The rules move the healthcare system from an environment built by providers and payers to one in which patients are in control, Rucker says.
03:32 pm April 30, 2020
"This pandemic really points out the need to have interoperability," said the National Coordinator for Health IT in a HIMSS20 Digital session on Thursday. "If we'd had this rule a few years ago, we'd be in a far better spot."
12:31 pm April 29, 2020
The National Coordinator for Health IT will offer details about the interoperability and information blocking final rules, and highlight how the current pandemic is an example of why they matter.