Government & Policy
Lawmakers in legislatures nationwide have introduced about 300 bills aimed at expanding access to telemedicine – but not every bill is equally helpful.
As health systems prepare for new interoperability and price transparency regs, Deloitte describes steps they can take to make that work a cornerstone of a broader competitive strategy around consumer experience and cost.
The Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2021 includes broadly popular provisions such as eliminating geographic and originating site restrictions.
Reports suggest that President Joe Biden is likely to tap three Obama-era officials for key cyber positions as the government continues to respond to the SolarWinds hack and other high-profile threats.
eMocha CEO Sebastian Seiguer joins us to look ahead at the Biden administration and discuss what needs to happen next for telehealth.
From this month hospitals can apply for government funding under the Hospital Future Act.
The strategy includes a proposed executive order that will direct federal agencies to ramp up collection, sharing and analysis of data to "support an equitable COVID-19 response and recovery."
The move is the first sign of future healthcare policy changes, given Biden's promises to reform the industry.
The changes herald a major overhaul for agencies struggling to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
As National Coordinator for Health IT, the interoperability veteran will bring deep standards expertise as the rubber hits the road on nationwide API-based data exchange.