Government & Policy
The investment is intended to ease backlog of patients seeking outpatient appointments.
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
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."
States will get $12 billion to increase testing, and vulnerable populations will get $150 million for monoclonal antibody treatments.
Both nominees enjoyed bipartisan support from members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
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.
The waivers on some virtual care restrictions are likely to be lifted in the near future – but providers have some options.
Passengers travelling to Martinique and Guadeloupe will use smartphone app to prove COVID-safe status.
As he focuses on shoring up data-sharing resiliency and ensuring that new IT initiatives bake in SDOH as a "fundamental design criterion," the new national coordinator also reminded people about an important April 5 start date.
The Information Commissioner's Office is investigating claims that staff used personal email addresses to send health data.