President Barack Obama

By Jessica Davis 10:58 am December 28, 2015
The law lays out a plan for instituting better security in healthcare but it will require a lot of work to get there.
By Mike Miliard 10:56 am October 28, 2015
The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act was passed by the Senate on Tuesday in a 74 to 21 vote. Offering companies legal immunity when sharing threat data with the federal government, the bill has big implications for healthcare security.
By Jessica Davis 09:15 am October 22, 2015
A new pilot program is designed to enhance precision medicine through analysis of retrieved patient data to ensure the right information is given to the correct medical professional in a timely manner.
US Capitol
By Tom Sullivan 08:06 am October 12, 2015
Healthcare IT News reported live from the nation's capital as policy makers were honored, keynote speakers compelled attendees, questions about the future were posed and progress was measured. Here's what we learned.
Chip Kahn III
By Bernie Monegain 07:47 am October 08, 2015
Chip Kahn III, President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, is not shy about giving his opinion. After all, he's been steeped in healthcare policy at the national level throughout his career.
President Obama
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am August 24, 2015
The White House is looking for new ways to help its Precision Medicine Initiative gain steam, such as better engaging patients and participants, using novel technologies and including underserved populations in research.
jumping hurdles
By Tom Sullivan 08:01 am August 10, 2015
Even the staunchest opponents would be astonished if Congress somehow managed to pass legislation delaying or killing the code set. But that doesn't mean it can't happen.
Karen DeSalvo, MD
By Tom Sullivan 07:47 am August 04, 2015
ONC head Karen DeSalvo, MD, is slated to appear for a Senate committee hearing to determine whether it will grant her its nomination.
By Jack McCarthy 08:03 am August 03, 2015
To be maximally effective, policymakers are going to have to modernize the regulatory system so it can support big data analytics for genomic research.
Thumbs down
By Jack McCarthy 08:02 am July 28, 2015
Opponents of the $11 billion project are predicting that it will not deliver adequate functionality for data sharing with DoD partners, the VA and private sector and, what's more, the EHR could be obsolete by the time it's built.

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