Government & Policy

By Dean Koh 10:25 pm June 11, 2020
“Everyone is working towards the same target, even though no one talked about it,” said Professor Tomohiro Kuroda, CIO, Kyoto University Hospital (KUHP), Japan.
By Kat Jercich 04:52 pm June 08, 2020
David Smith, executive director for the Medicaid Transformation Project, says vulnerable people are being left behind by the telehealth revolution – and it's vital to address systemic racism, language barriers and social determinants of health.
By Kat Jercich 02:11 pm June 08, 2020
A report released from the GAO said the agency's modernization efforts are leaving out critical participants whose know-how could help with design, functionality and implementation.
By Tammy Lovell 12:24 pm June 08, 2020
Contracts reveal NHS shared personal patient details with Microsoft, Google, Palantir and Faculty.
By Dean Koh 02:01 am June 08, 2020
In the fourth episode of the HIMSS APAC Digital Dialogue Series hosted by Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS Chief Clinical Officer, guest speakers Professor Dr Tunku Kamarul Zaman bin Tunku Zainol Abidin,

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By Kat Jercich 05:28 pm June 05, 2020
The Exposure Notification Privacy Act requires public health officials to be involved with any exposure notification systems and prohibits commercial use of users' data.
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By Mike Miliard 11:14 am June 05, 2020
The group tells CMS and Congress that two-dozen "cumbersome" regulations, many related to telehealth, that were waived or relaxed in response to COVID-19 should stay that way.
By Jeff Lagasse 10:57 am June 05, 2020
The guidance standardizes reporting with the intent of providing public health officials access to real-time data as they coordinate their response.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:58 am June 03, 2020
HHS is providing an additional $250 million, while giving hospitals until the end of the day to submit their revenue information.
By Kat Jercich 11:27 am June 02, 2020
Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Illinois, said she introduced the legislation in hopes of gathering data to support post-pandemic continuation of relaxed CMS rules around telemedicine.