Government & Policy

By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am September 13, 2005
The commissioners represent various segments of the health care industry, those who pay for care and consumers.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am September 12, 2005
The Northern Ontario Remote Telecommunication Health Network has expanded telehealth beyond its videoconferencing origins.
By GHIT Staff 01:00 am September 12, 2005
Illinois' Cook County Hospital, opened in the 1830s as the Poor House, has become one the most advanced health care centers in the world.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am September 12, 2005
The Northern Ontario Remote Telecommunication Health Network has expanded telehealth beyond its videoconferencing origins.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am September 12, 2005
By next week, HHS officials hope to make some elements of patients' medical records available to doctors treating people from the Gulf Coast.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am September 12, 2005
An index approach, along with probabilistic matching, would ensure that the index links to the correct set of records for each patient.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am September 12, 2005
Providing care in hurricane-battered areas was compounded by shortfalls in the National Disaster Medical System.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am September 09, 2005
National Health Service hopes to fully deploy medical imaging system within two years.
By Bob Brewin 01:00 am September 09, 2005
The federal government needs to invest significantly more in health technology to keep the system from bankrupting states.
By Nancy zz_Ferris 01:00 am September 09, 2005
Agencies are trying to recover parts of patient medical records from electronic systems to replace paper records lost in the storm.