By Leo Pak – With the national opioid crisis worsening during the pandemic, LANES participants who are licensed prescribers and pharmacists can be confident of querying the right individual with the right medical record’s prescribed narcotics history through its CURES connectivity.Read More
Patient ID Now, a coalition of leading healthcare organizations is disappointed that the U.S. Senate did not remove the longstanding ban in its Labor-HHS appropriations bill that stifles innovation around patient identification.
By Daniel Cidon – The race to rollout a COVID-19 vaccine presents a number of challenges, from safety and efficacy, to storage and distribution. Once a vaccine is approved, the industry must have a robust strategy in place to manage coronavirus immunizations effectively.
Last week the House of Representatives, with leadership on this issue from Representative Bill Foster (D-IL) and Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), took an important step forward in repealing this ban.
By Mark LaRow, Jeffrey Allen, MD, Jennifer Briggs, & Geremy Gersh – The COVID-19 pandemic will undoubtedly leave a lasting imprint on the healthcare landscape, with a heightened emphasis on technologies and data that support efficient, effective, highly coordinated care.
By David Bennett – COVID-19 has served as a sobering reminder of the continued interoperability and patient matching vulnerabilities of our nation’s healthcare system. As the potential for future waves loom, many health IT decision-makers are finding themselves at a critical juncture.
By Andy Aroditis – The COVID-19 crisis has exposed a painful number of deficiencies in our nation’s healthcare system, from shortages of protective personal equipment to insufficient emergency and intensive care capacity.
By Daniel Cidon – Established in nearly every state across the nation, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) are used to track the prescribing, dispensing and use of opioids and other controlled substances.
By Daniel Cidon – On June 12, the nation’s longtime ban on a universal patient identifier was overturned in a landmark decision by the House. While the Foster-Kelly Amendment to remove Section 510 still needs approval by the Senate to become law, it nevertheless is…