By Michael Wittie & Thomas A. Mason – The Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) recently approved a report and set of recommendations developed by the Intersection of Clinical and Administrative Data Task Force.Read More
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced the launch of the Synthetic Health Data Challenge. Synthetic health data is realistic (but not real) health record data that contains a complete medical history from birth to death.
By Don Rucker – Across the globe, countries are making significant investments and advancements to promote the movement of electronic health information. Global health IT leaders are working collaboratively to develop, implement, and share best practices with other nations about projects that advance key elements of digital health.
In case you missed it, this is recent communication from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Subscribe to their email lists to keep up to date on all press and news releases.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – What does a digital revolution mean for patient health? How will investments in data and technology transform the way healthcare is delivered in the United States? What new research and scientific evidence do we need to improve the delivery of care?
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services acting through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced a series of investments to help increase data sharing between health information exchanges and immunization information systems.
By Allison Dennis, Kevin Chaney, Tracy Okubo & Teresa Zayas Cabán – The use of genetic testing is becoming increasingly routine in patient care. For example, tests are available to check newborns for genetic disorders, screen would-be parents for carrier status, inform cancer care, and evaluate potential pharmacogenetic associations.
CMS issued a rule finalizing a number of proposed provisions for the annual Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022 (the 2022 payment notice), continuing the agency’s efforts to build a better and more affordable insurance marketplace for Americans.
HHS and its agencies share their annual reports and 2020 year in reviews. Like everything in healthcare in 2020, COVID took center stage, but agencies did continue their missions and initiatives.