Government & Policy
05:22 pm February 21, 2017
At HIMSS17, clinicians get a primer on details of two of the more IT-focused components.
11:03 am February 21, 2017
Congress and President Trump will pass a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act but it will not institute major changes immediately, the former HHS Secretary said.
04:48 pm February 20, 2017
During a packed ONC Town Hall, officials report progress on EHR safety, precision medicine, interoperability, 21st Century Cures and more.
Former CMS administrators agree: Health IT needs more private development, less regulatory interference
04:28 pm February 20, 2017
Slavitt and McClellan say software is still not meeting the needs of clinicians and patients.
03:42 pm February 20, 2017
Pierre Yong and Monica Kay explain how to handle payment reform under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and the law’s mandate to rid Medicare cards of Social Security numbers.
01:19 pm February 17, 2017
The settlement comes three years after two laptops were stolen from Horizon BCBSNJ's Newark headquarters. According to New Jersey officials, health data was left vulnerable as it was password-protected but not encrypted, as required by HIPAA and HITECH.
09:56 am February 17, 2017
The Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights said more than 115,000 people had their PHI accessed and disclosed.
03:33 pm February 16, 2017
New York City Health + Hospitals, whose CMIO resigned last March citing patient safety concerns ahead of the Epic go-live, is extending the next phase of its EHR implementation.
10:16 am February 16, 2017
Cathy Ball, who spearheads Lahey’s participation in the CMMI program, said bundled payments are a step in the right direction toward value-based care.
09:01 am February 15, 2017
The vendor will demonstrate its new software at HIMSS17 next week in Orlando.