On Tuesday, May 7, the Senate health committee will hold its second hearing on implementation of the electronic health information provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act. Witnesses will be Dr. Don Rucker and Dr. Kate Goodrich.
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WHO released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services.
This month, the Department of Health and Human Services will launch its Compliance Review Program, an audit to ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules for electronic healthcare transactions.
According to the most recent report by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, businesses posted nearly 7.6 million jobs at the beginning of 2019, indicating a shift within the labor market. Despite this, there are currently around 1 million more open jobs than there are unemployed workers.
Myndshft, a technology company that specializes in blockchain and artificial intelligence in healthcare, announced that it plans to triple its team from 30 to over 100 employees this year.
Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), has expanded with a new executive hire and new office in Ann Arbor as the organization expands services and operation.
In an era where technological advances are evidently making our lives easier, enabling many employees to spend less hours at work and more time doing things they enjoy; it begs the question: What will this mean for the future job market?
Health Systems Advise Financially Struggling Peers to Measure EHR Vendor Value Propositions Against Heavy Brand Influences
Over seven frenzied years of inpatient EHR system implementations, Black Book crowd-surveyed tens of thousands of tech-weary hospital executives and user-level IT staff that withstood at least one broad EHR system switch to reconsider if providers got what they bargained for.
A year ago, the buzz swirled on how the role of the incumbent executive-in-charge of healthcare IT systems was quickly evolving from a position focused on providing infrastructure, applications and analytics support to the organization, into an overall strategic business leader.
The Office of the Chief Technology Officer within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a contract launching a formal research project focused on health IT modernization at the Indian Health Service (IHS).
CHIME Opioid Task Force launched a fundraising campaign to support the newly created CHIME Opioid Health IT Action Center, a web-based repository for healthcare organizations seeking resources and knowledge on the opioid crisis.
ONC and OCR Bolster the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool with New Features and Improved Functionality
Patients expect not only quality health care to keep them healthy, but also trust that their most sensitive health information will be protected from threats and vulnerabilities that could lead to the compromise of one’s health information.
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