Government & Policy
02:28 pm May 18, 2018
Joking that he “ruined the surprise,” the President made the announcement at the White House prison reform summit Friday afternoon.
09:30 am May 18, 2018
After nearly a year of speculation, the Veterans Affairs Department will implement the same EHR as the Department of Defense.
02:36 pm May 16, 2018
In the last four months, the agency has lost about 40 senior staffers and the lack of experienced IT leadership puts the EHR modernization project at risk, 11 Congressional members argue.
03:24 pm May 14, 2018
Some vulnerabilities in Philips’ Brilliance CT scanners and GE Healthcare Mobile tech could allow an unauthorized user to obtain elevated credentials and make modifications to system settings.
02:07 pm May 14, 2018
The report points to usability, cybersecurity, user training, help desk among reasons to delay implementation.
01:56 pm May 11, 2018
AHIMA, CHIME, HIMSS and others say lack of support for a nationwide patient identity strategy has stymied innovation, cost hospitals revenue and put patient safety at risk.
11:52 am May 11, 2018
The final rule will override state laws to create a nationwide telehealth program to improve care access and reduce wait times for veterans.
10:18 am May 10, 2018
VA CFO Jon Rychalski told the Senate Appropriations Committee that the latest delays in contract negotiations were because the acting secretary “came in cold” to the position.
04:56 pm May 09, 2018
New partnership led by Andy Slavitt, Trevor Price and David Whelan plans to focus on innovation for the medically underserved.
01:22 pm May 09, 2018
The bills, introduced by the Committee on Veterans Affairs, also give legislative authority for VA providers to practice telemedicine across state lines.