Population Health

By Mike Miliard 03:27 pm February 26, 2021
The Telehealth Modernization Act was reintroduced in both the House and Senate this week, while the Senate's LINC to Address Social Needs Act would give states funding for service coordination and consumer assistance.
Glowing dots across a map of the United States
By Kat Jercich 02:33 pm February 25, 2021
In an era of more seamless information-sharing, decision-makers have a renewed chance to address health inequities.
Dr. Rachel Levine in a mask

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By Kat Jercich 01:55 pm February 25, 2021
Levine joined Dr. Vivek Murthy, President Biden's nominee for Surgeon General, to testify in front of the Senate HELP committee.
DiGA, Germany, Digital Medicine Week
By Rosy Matheson 08:49 am February 25, 2021
Digital Medicine Week’s International Summit has been hearing why digital developers should try to board Germany’s new DiGA Fast-Track process and get their products to market.
Xavier Becerra smiling

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By Kat Jercich 12:58 pm February 24, 2021
"If we don't learn from COVID how telehealth can help save lives, then we're in trouble," said Becerra during a Senate confirmation hearing this week.  
Developed by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard, Northeastern, Oxford and other academic organizations, the new dataset offers researchers access to more than 5 million anonymized cases from more than 100 countries.
By Mike Miliard 11:33 am February 24, 2021
Developed by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard, Northeastern, Oxford and other academic organizations, the new dataset offers researchers access to more than 5 million anonymized cases from more than 100 countries.
European Commission, vaccine

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By Tammy Lovell 08:20 am February 24, 2021
Calls for European Commission to introduce common national measure to allow travel.
healthcare leadership, HIMSS Future50 nominations
By Sara Mageit 01:21 am February 24, 2021
Ahead of a new cohort of 50 top international health leaders joining the HIMSS community, Healthcare IT News explores what it takes leaders to weather the storm of a health crisis.
A younger person shows an older person something on the phone
By Kat Jercich 03:54 pm February 23, 2021
Experts at the WEDI conference outlined steps for institutions and clinical teams to take toward bringing equity to patient-facing tools.
A person stands in front of a COVID-19 test sign

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By Kat Jercich 12:22 pm February 23, 2021
Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are using a mathematical model to estimate false-negative rates.