Government & Policy

By Diana Manos 02:04 pm January 28, 2019
Common usability challenges can also contribute to medical errors, the organization said.
By Dean Koh 02:23 am January 28, 2019
In December 2018, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce announced plans to put medical-related fees, including drugs, supplies and service charges, on the price control list of the government’s central committee on prices of goods and services.
Kelly Cronin
By Diana Manos 08:53 am January 25, 2019
The first employee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is taking a new role in a different federal unit.
By Diana Manos 02:40 pm January 24, 2019
The organization is broadening into a single assessment tool for varying regulations around the world.
By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm January 24, 2019
A new report from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy explores some of the policy changes that should be made to enable safer and more effective deployment of artificial intelligence in healthcare.
EHR tablet
By Diana Manos 02:55 pm January 22, 2019
More and more healthcare organizations are urging a broader swath of the industry to get involved driving interoperability. The latest is a Jan. 22 report from seven leading national hospital associations urging “all stakeholders” to take part.
By Tom Sullivan 01:16 pm January 21, 2019
Organization says 5 will build on FHIR 4 with more normative content, support for apps that use multiple versions of the spec and other advancements.
Brian Dixon Regenstrief
By Tom Sullivan 09:42 am January 21, 2019
Health information exchanges can help providers and public health departments overcome common obstacles. 
By Diana Manos 03:16 pm January 18, 2019
The whole point of electronic health records is to facilitate the sharing of patient data, but that is still difficult, not just because interoperability hasn't been fully achieved, but also because matching patient records is still not easy to achieve – putting patients at risk
HHS Secretary Alex Azar is a keynote speaker at HIMSS19

HHS Secretary Alex Azar is a keynote speaker at HIMSS19.

By Susan Morse 09:55 am January 18, 2019
HHS Secretary Alex Azar joins the roster, which also features Aneesh Chopra, Karen DeSalvo, Michael Levitt, Mick Ebeling, Seema Verma and Susan DeVore.

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