Government & Policy

By Nathan Eddy 12:09 pm September 13, 2019
The platform, Critical Care Suite, developed in partnership with UC San Francisco and powered by GE's Edison AI technology, can help radiologists prioritize cases involving collapsed lungs.
By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 12, 2019
The voluntary recommendations from the industry group, which aim to build consumer trust in companies that handle health and wellness data, are meant to supplement, not supplant, existing legal requirements, says CTA.
By Mike Miliard 02:39 pm September 10, 2019
Two interoperability projects will get a funding boost from the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology, or LEAP in Health IT program, launched by the The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information IT.
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:49 pm September 10, 2019
The funding will support the Centres of Excellence in digital pathology and imaging with AI, adult social care, bioscience projects and more.
By Mike Miliard 12:07 pm September 10, 2019
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg pays $85,000 to HHS Office for Civil Rights and promises remediation after failing to give an expectant mother timely access to her medical records.
By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm September 09, 2019
While the agencies will no longer maintain or update the CONNECT wiki, it will continue to exist as an open source project whose code and community resources can be "used, adopted and implemented by any interested organization."
ONC names Sequoia Project as TEFCA coordinator
By Mike Miliard 02:46 pm September 04, 2019
The nonprofit interoperability group will lead development, implementation and maintenance of the common agreement aspects of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement.
By Nathan Eddy 08:54 am September 04, 2019
Deloitte shows how many providers – and even more payers – are going beyond checking boxes on new regs, understanding that wider data sharing has become a strategic necessity.
How to solve the 'Goldilocks' dilemma of health data sharing?

Deven McGraw and Vince Kuraitis

By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm August 29, 2019
Healthcare information is being more widely shared than ever, but how can that be balanced with the need for robust privacy protections? At Health 2.0, two experts will frame the issue.
OIG audit: Massive backlog in digitizing VHA medical records
By Nathan Eddy 11:11 am August 26, 2019
VHA medical facilities have a cumulative medical document backlog equivalent to more than five miles of stacked paper, with nearly 600,000 electronic files dating back to 2016.

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