Government & Policy
The news could affect the economy, health system's financial wellbeing and throw upcoming presidential debates into question.
Dueling letters published this week in JAMIA take issue with the degree to which public health agencies are able to receive information electronically.
The innovation grants for state and regional health information exchanges will help them innovate their data sharing capabilities during public health emergencies – from pandemics to wildfires.
The HIMSS validation measures adoption and maturity of inpatient EMR capabilities - more can be learned at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital Health Conference and Exhibition taking place 29 Nov-2 Dec 2020.
HIMSS Media are expanding their Europe/UK editions to encompass MEA, with Healthcare IT News and MobiHealthNews now including a more comprehensive and inclusive Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) edition.
In a new HIMSS TV series, the Oregon senator highlighted the importance of safeguarding access to telemedicine for mental health services.
Kuwait’s 2035 vision aims to strengthen investment in high quality healthcare which has already led to increased efficiency, use of innovative technology and a changing culture.
The breach at the health plan, which affected 10.4 million people, was the second largest to hit healthcare at the time. Five years later, Premera is making the second-biggest payment ever to settle a HIPAA case.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may follow through on threats to revoke federal Medicare funding for hospitals that don't meet COVID-19 patient data requirements, reported NPR this week.
The American Telemedicine Association's comments focused on expanding telehealth access, changes to remote monitoring services, and the provision of telehealth in federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics.