Government & Policy

Scott Gottlieb
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:12 pm March 06, 2019
Policy experts and providers said his charge in the face of the tobacco industry, work to speed drug approvals improved public health.

National Institutes of Health

By Nathan Eddy 10:56 am March 06, 2019
Translational research is a main focus point for the iTHRIV consortium, which brings together areas of expertise including genomics, clinical research, data science and more.
FBI Director Christopher Wray: ‘Today’s cybersecurity threat is bigger than government itself’

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By Tom Sullivan 04:21 pm March 05, 2019
Top Federal Bureau of Investigation official calls for greater public-private partnership to fight back increasingly sophisticated adversaries and attacks.
By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm March 05, 2019
At the Food and Drug Administration, the physician and venture investor promoted policies focused on innovating approaches to population health, opioids, chronic disease, AI and precision medicine.
By Diana Manos 01:47 pm March 05, 2019
The group, called Interoperability Matters, will focus on addressing the remaining challenges obstructing data exchange and is open to "broad private and public sector participation," officials said.
By Nathan Eddy 09:32 am March 04, 2019
A new study shows that effective pre-triage for telehealth could reduce patient pressure on GPs by up to 73 percent.
By Dean Koh 02:18 am March 04, 2019
Hong Kong’s Food and Health Bureau (FHB) announced on March 1, 2019 the establishment of the Primary Healthcare Office (PHO) to oversee and steer the development of primary healthcare services at the bureau level.
By Tammy Lovell 10:30 am February 26, 2019
The Global Health Hub Germany initiative was launched last week.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the ceremonial signing of the Revised Corporation Code and the Universal Health Care Act at the Malacañan Palace on February 20, 2019. Credit: RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

By Dean Koh 01:23 am February 26, 2019
Last Wednesday (February 20), President Rodrigo R. Duterte of the Philippines officially signed the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act into law, which guarantees equitable access to quality and affordable healthcare services for all Filipinos.
By Mike Miliard 12:14 pm February 25, 2019
The online resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services gives healthcare providers and communities better visibility into controlled substance prescribing patterns.

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