Government & Policy

By Sophie Porter 01:26 am April 07, 2021
The money brings UK R&D funding to £14.9 billion, its highest in 40 years, but Horizon funding remains uncertain.
Saint Peter's University Hospital Saint Peter's Healthcare System
By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am April 06, 2021
The Interoperability and Patient Access final rule includes a section that modifies the Medicare Conditions of Participation that introduces patient event notifications. The hospital has new tech at the ready.
European Health and Digital Executive Agency
By Tammy Lovell 10:34 am April 06, 2021
The European Health and Digital Executive Agency will oversee the €5.1bn EU4Health programme. 
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.