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By Susan Morse 01:56 pm January 20, 2021
Biden is expected to issue a national mask mandate and create an office of COVID-19 response, headed by the new coronavirus czar.
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Sen. Roger Marshall, one of six senators who objected to the Electoral College count (Photo by Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 12:49 pm January 20, 2021
The company had donated to the 2020 campaigns of a dozen federal legislators who went on to object to the presidential election results.
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By Mike Miliard 11:01 am January 20, 2021
The update to its COVID Community Vulnerability Map uses artificial intelligence to help guide vaccine distribution to patient populations most at risk.
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At Busy Bee Wellness Center, Mike Nguyen (left), installation technician with SKC Communications, trains Norman Mitchell, Busy Bee CEO, on telehealth technology.

By Bill Siwicki 09:06 am January 20, 2021
Bee Busy Wellness Center is using a $183,000 FCC grant to add an array of hardware and infrastructure that will take its telemedicine to the next level.
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By Sophie Porter 02:15 am January 20, 2021
NHSX develops national imaging database to identify patterns and variations of COVID-19 in UK patients..
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By Kat Jercich 03:19 pm January 19, 2021
Experts at the American Telemedicine Association's EDGE policy conference on Tuesday said that cybersecurity is a shared responsibility and should be treated as such.
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Dr. Rachel Levine (courtesy Biden transition team)

By Kat Jercich 12:13 pm January 19, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden announced this week that he had nominated Dr. Rachel Levine to be the assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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By Mike Miliard 11:06 am January 19, 2021
ONC will invest $20 million from the CARES Act to help broaden data sharing between HIEs and immunization information systems.

Above photo: Dr Gamaliel Tan (in grey), Group CMIO, NUHS during NTFGH's HIMSS EMRAM 7 revalidation (virtual) in November 2020. Credit: NTFGH

By Dean Koh 08:48 pm January 18, 2021
Although it was challenging, the virtual validation brought about opportunities for other hospital departments to participate and learn in the process.
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By 04:41 pm January 15, 2021
While the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital tools, it’s an important time to reassess them for long-term success.