Government & Policy

European Health and Digital Executive Agency

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By Tammy Lovell 10:34 am April 06, 2021
The European Health and Digital Executive Agency will oversee the €5.1bn EU4Health programme. 

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By Kat Jercich 10:49 am April 02, 2021
The state enacted a law in January requiring physicians – rather than healthcare clinic staff – to be present when a patient takes abortion-inducing medication.
Children's health

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By Sara Mageit 10:40 am April 01, 2021
Following a government review to reduce health inequalities for babies and children, the digitisation process has been brought forward a year.  
Two people wearing scrubs and masks at a computer

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By Kat Jercich 03:21 pm March 30, 2021
The pandemic has made it clear that public health data must be accessible and supported across systems. But the question remains: How?
Micky Tripathi

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By Kat Jercich 01:59 pm March 29, 2021
National Coordinator for Health IT Micky Tripathi said in a keynote for the agency's annual meeting that COVID-19 continues to be the main focus for the near future.
Dr Tim Ferris appointed director of transformation at NHS England, NHS Digital

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By Sophie Porter 03:12 am March 29, 2021
Dr Tim Ferris has been appointed director of transformation at NHS England and Improvement, while Sarah Wilkinson steps down as CEO of NHS Digital.  
Hancock, NHS

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By Sophie Porter 04:29 pm March 26, 2021
The report focuses on fostering a data-driven, patient-focused approach to clinical research delivery.
Saudi German Health Group, KSA

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By Rachel McArthur 12:40 pm March 26, 2021
New three-year partnership aims to raise awareness of disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, as well as provide tailored “integrated, diagnostic and therapeutic” solutions through a Sleep Disorders Management service.
Ciitizen Chief Regulatory Officer Deven McGraw

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By Healthcare IT News 11:19 am March 26, 2021
Ciitizen's Deven McGraw, formerly of OCR and ONC, breaks down the big health policy changes coming our way.
Health cluster portugal, cataract surgery

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By Tammy Lovell 04:26 am March 25, 2021
Health Cluster Portugal’s cataract surgery initiative has been recognised for its innovation.