Government & Policy

By Dean Koh 10:05 pm January 13, 2019
One of the fast-growing sectors that have been identified in Thailand is healthcare and it is expected to be a key driver of the country’s economy.
By Diana Manos 02:23 pm January 11, 2019
Providers, patients and payers all still lack access to patient where and when they need it, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT said.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, testifying in front of Congress in June. Credit: YouTube

By Diana Manos 01:27 pm January 10, 2019
The new Digital Health Innovation Action Plan is part of the agency’s broader effort to improve oversight of technologies.
NHS hospital sign
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:43 am January 07, 2019
Secondary care providers in England are expected to be “fully digitised” by 2024, according to the 10-year NHS plan released today.
By Hafizah Osman 10:47 pm January 06, 2019
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) built the tool and said it provides a new way of comparing Australia’s performance across a range of health-related measures from the data of 36 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries.
By Diana Manos 02:10 pm January 04, 2019
Gfrerer, who advocated keeping the proprietary VistA Veterans Affairs EHR during his hearing, will lead the multi-billion dollar modernization project.
By Diana Manos 02:34 pm January 02, 2019
The four part report was compiled for hospital executives as well as infosec pros, HHS said.
himss19 blockchain
By Mike Miliard 11:42 am December 28, 2018
Federal officials are working on policy about the emerging technology deliberately, helping to set expectations for near- and medium-term healthcare applications.
By Mike Miliard 02:36 pm December 27, 2018
The chair of the House VA Subcommittee on Technology Modernization wants the agency to answer some questions with regard to the $624 million Medical Appointment Scheduling System contract.
IoT lab
By Diana Manos 08:12 am December 27, 2018
The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center plans to use the funding to provide infrastructure and resources to entrepreneurs and companies with innovative Internet of Things ideas.

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