Government & Policy

By Kat Jercich 10:27 am May 21, 2020
By using real-world patient information, the agency hopes to research population health trends and medication efficacy.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 01:21 am May 20, 2020
Known as the GCC’s largest laboratory operator, its fully functional field lab at Sharjah Expo Center is run by a team of ten, and is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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By Kat Jercich 10:02 am May 19, 2020
The VA St. Louis Healthcare System is partnering with telecom vendor Uniper Care in a pilot program to give veterans access to social support to address loneliness and depression.
By Mike Miliard 05:17 pm May 15, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic having already set the stage for a massive increase in telehealth consults, the research firm sees an even bigger future – as demand for one-stop virtual visits and remote patient monitoring grows as much as seven-fold.

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By Kat Jercich 03:25 pm May 15, 2020
The legislation would forbid companies from using health information for "discriminatory, unrelated or intrusive purposes."

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By Ahmed El Sherif 10:44 am May 15, 2020
It follows studies confirming that the test is widely inaccurate, giving false negative and positive results, offering an accuracy rate of just 30%.
By Kat Jercich 03:25 pm May 14, 2020
Leaders from Geisinger, Dartmouth-Hitchcock and other health systems say "transformation" is needed to help providers and their patients weather this storm.
By Dean Koh 05:28 am May 13, 2020
Case studies from countries such as South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand show different hospitals' initial responses, successes and best practices in the thick of handling the pandemic.
By Kat Jercich 04:03 pm May 12, 2020
CMS will require hospitals to adopt the Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission measure by 2023. Experts say you should start preparing now.
By Mike Miliard 01:10 pm May 12, 2020
The tools could help payers manage the demands of standards-based interoperability challenges, and also offer security, identity management and consent management.