New innovations in technology promote patient access and could make no-cost health data exchange a reality for millions. HSS proposed new rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information.Read More
By Eric D. Hargan – Meeting the challenge posed by non-communicable diseases will require collaboration across public and private sectors, leveraging the strengths of each.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for public comment.
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that Brad Smith will serve as Director of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation at CMS and Senior Advisor to Secretary Azar for Value-Based Transformation.
By Art Gross – Enforcement is in action. That’s what Bayfront Health-St. Petersburg recently learned when they agreed to pay $85,000 in penalties to the Department of Health & Human Services Office of Civil Rights for a potential violation of the HIPAA right to access provision.
By Eric D. Hargan – Edison’s famous quote that genius is 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration isn’t just true for light bulbs. It’s also true for the world of healthcare.
The ONC is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director, Office of Technology at the ONC located within the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and reports to the Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded nearly $9 million to launch the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program.
The U.S. Department of HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced two awards under the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology (LEAP in Health IT) funding opportunity.