Government & Policy

By Erin McCann 09:05 am July 17, 2014
Doug Fridsma, MD, Ph.D, of the ONC discusses interoperability challenges, standards, and policies at HIMSS14.
By Healthcare IT News 07:09 pm February 26, 2014
Robert Tagalicod, CMS Director of the Office of E-Health Standards and Services, recaps the substance of the ONC Town Hall at which he spoke during the HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exhibition.
By Bernie Monegain 09:17 am December 19, 2013
Rebecca Coelius, MD, ONC's Medical Officer for Innovations, talks with Bernie Monegain about how ONC defines innovation and is driving advancements in areas such as Blue Button and standards of interoperability.
By Healthcare IT News 11:12 am October 21, 2013
President Obama acknowledges the technical issues with HealthCare.gov, pledging his Administration will resolve them soon and asserting that the distressed ACA web portal is not the only way to shop for affordable health insurance.
By Erin McCann 09:43 am August 29, 2013
UK Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt kicked off his keynote address at Health Datapalooza IV by saluting the United States' decision to provide universal health coverage to its citizens.
By Richard Pizzi 10:36 am August 15, 2013
Deborah Jeffries, MD, director of healthcare for Polycom, talks about emerging telemedicine trends, including the growing power of the peer-to-peer aspects of personal health management.
By Erin McCann 11:10 am August 01, 2013
Farzad Mostashari, Dick Foster and Uwe Reinhardt lead a panel discussion at Health Datapalooza IV to discuss whether or not the current surge in public and private sector spending on health IT programs is going to reduce healthcare costs.
By Erin McCann 09:05 am July 25, 2013
In this clip from Health Datapalooza IV, panelists Farzad Mostashari, Dick Foster and Uwe Reinhardt discuss whether or not the private sector is beginning to match government investment in health IT.
By Erin McCann 03:35 pm July 03, 2013
Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, treated the audience to an energetic keynote at Healthcare Datapalooza IV, offering up a great deal of humor and perspective on the state of data exchange, policy and the healthcare system at large.
By Erin McCann 01:47 pm June 05, 2013
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius opens Health Datapalooza IV with an emphatic introduction speech asking those in attendance to continue driving more ideas and innovation in data and information exchange to improve the future of the US health system.

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