Government & Policy

UAE, UAE-UK Sovereign Investment Partnership

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By Ahmed El Sherif 02:12 pm March 24, 2021
The newly-created UAE-UK Sovereign Investment Partnership will “serve as a coordinated investment framework to grow a future-focused relationship between the two nations, driving economic recovery, jobs and growth.”
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By Roy Chiang 11:38 pm March 23, 2021
In February, Qantas completed a trial run of the CommonPass Digital Health app on an international repatriation flight from Frankfurt to Darwin.
By Kat Jercich 01:01 pm March 22, 2021
The announcement follows reports of problems with the new Cerner system at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane.
A person gives a vaccine to an adult

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By Kat Jercich 10:04 am March 22, 2021
The company has partnered with Arizona, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon and Virginia to support their mass vaccination efforts.
teledermatology, NHS

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By Tammy Lovell 08:09 am March 22, 2021
The investment is intended to ease backlog of patients seeking outpatient appointments.
(L to R) Guests David Gray, Jeff Coughlin and Tom Leary

HIMSS Government Relations team members (L to R) David Gray, Jeff Coughlin and Tom Leary.
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By Healthcare IT News 12:30 pm March 19, 2021
We're getting on toward the end of the quarter, so we've welcomed back the HIMSS Government Relations team – SVP of Government Relations Tom Leary, Senior Director Jeff Coughlin and Director for Government Relations and Health Policy David Gray – to share imp
Xavier Becerra

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By Kat Jercich 03:19 pm March 18, 2021
Minutes after the full Senate confirmed Xavier Becerra's cabinet nomination, advocacy groups were reminding him of the need to bring the American healthcare system "into the 21st century."
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By Mallory Hackett 12:12 pm March 18, 2021
States will get $12 billion to increase testing, and vulnerable populations will get $150 million for monoclonal antibody treatments.
Dr. Vivek Murthy, Dr. Rachel Levine and Sen. Richard Burr

(L-R) Dr. Vivek Murthy, Dr. Rachel Levine and Sen. Richard Burr
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By Kat Jercich 02:40 pm March 17, 2021
Both nominees enjoyed bipartisan support from members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
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By Mike Miliard 03:44 pm March 16, 2021
In another reminder of the ongoing digital divide, the report shows that providers and policymakers need to think about health equity and help make sure virtual care works for everyone.