Government & Policy

By Kat Jercich 09:38 am July 30, 2020
The guidelines suggest the ability to document all guardians and caregivers, compute weight-based drug dosage and track incomplete preventative care opportunities.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 08:34 am July 29, 2020
Developed in partnership with the Dubai Health Authority, the technology specialises in managing the emirate’s stock of medicines, allowing government entities to access inventory in real time.
By Kat Jercich 04:28 pm July 28, 2020
Much of the worldwide spending increase on APIs, data integration, analytics and more will be driven by governmental regulations and policy requirements, analysts said.
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm July 28, 2020
The Rhode Island health system has settled with OCR for the HIPAA violation after an employee's computer went missing – with protected health information of 20,431 individuals left accessible.
By Susan Morse 01:40 pm July 28, 2020
Among other provisions, the bill extends the 5% advanced APM bonus for an additional six years and modifies thresholds to achieve the bonus. 
By Kat Jercich 12:46 pm July 28, 2020
The agency will accept suggestions for new data classes for the United States Core Data for Interoperability, via its new ONDEC system, through Oct. 9.
By Mike Miliard 08:53 am July 28, 2020
In a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, scores of medical associations called on the agency to sunset waivers related to scope of practice and licensure once the pandemic has subsided.
By Dean Koh 01:40 am July 28, 2020
“In APAC’s response to the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is absolutely no doubt that digitally enabled systems made for better outcomes,” said Dr Charles Alessi.   
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 03:22 am July 27, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals in South-East Asia had an advantage over medical institutions in other parts of the world, since they had dealt with a SARS virus in 2003 already. FInd out what they recommended in terms of outbreak prevention in the latest edition of HIMSS Insights, COVID-19 and Beyond.

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By Sara Mageit 06:05 am July 24, 2020
Also, Ireland donates its contact tracing app to Linux Foundation.