Population Health

By Lynne Minion 01:28 am July 02, 2020
The response by the New Zealand government to the COVID-19 pandemic, including closure of the border, a national lockdown, widespread testing and the uptake of technologies, has brought the crisis there under control. HIMSS Insights spoke to Shayne Hunter, deputy director general of data & digital at the New Zealand Ministry of Health about...
By Kat Jercich 02:18 pm July 01, 2020
The Medical University of South Carolina employed a four-pronged approach to scale up its virtual-care offerings and monitor COVID-19 patients.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm July 01, 2020
With many small and remote providers still in acute need of high-speed broadband, but the funding cap outpaced, the commission will carry forward unused funds from previous years  to meet the need for virtual care.
By Kat Jercich 10:06 am June 30, 2020
Medical associations, health systems, vendors and other stakeholders are asking Senate and House leaders to prioritize four areas when enshrining permanent changes to telemedicine regs.
By Lynne Minion 07:01 am June 30, 2020
When Paul Roseworn flew out on holiday to Ireland and the UK in February to watch the Six Nations Rugby, he didn’t realise he would be caught up in a global pandemic.
By Kat Jercich 01:50 pm June 29, 2020
Data from 50,000 healthcare providers suggests that ambulatory practice visits have not rebounded to pre-pandemic levels.
By Kat Jercich 03:00 pm June 26, 2020
Although providing services to patients virtually can improve provider efficiency, it's important to consider individual technological capabilities.
By Rachel McArthur 09:05 am June 26, 2020
Two of the largest private hospital groups in the United Arab Emirates have made an FDA-authorised COVID-19 serology test available to the public.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm June 25, 2020
After 15 years as a health IT innovation leader, the nonprofit MAeHC will be winding down operations in 2020, with many of its assets transferred to other like-minded organizations.

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By Sara Mageit 11:12 am June 25, 2020
GE HEALTHCARE LAUNCHES NEW AI SUITE TO DETECT CHEST X-RAY ABNORMALITIES