HHS Launches President Trump’s ‘Advancing American Kidney Health’ Initiative

11. July 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order to launch Advancing American Kidney Health, a bold new initiative to improve the lives of Americans suffering from kidney disease, expand options for American patients, and reduce healthcare costs. The initiative provides specific solutions to deliver on three goals: fewer patients developing kidney failure, fewer Americans receiving ...

HHS Quality Summit (QS) Fact Sheet

10. July 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The Department of Health and Human Services is committed to ensuring that American patients receive the highest value healthcare, which Secretary Azar has identified as a key priority for HHS, by taking actionable steps to improve price and quality transparency under President Trump’s leadership President Trump’s Executive Order on transparency directs federal agencies to improve ...

HHS Announces Quality Summit to Streamline and Improve Quality Programs across Government

10. July 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan announced the formation of the Quality Summit (QS), which will bring together key industry stakeholders and government leaders to discuss how current quality programs administered by HHS can be further evaluated, adapted, and ultimately streamlined to deliver a value-based care model ...

Singapore's first private ambulance-booking app launched

09. July 2019 Health 0
Singapore-founded house call doctor app Speedoc and private ambulance operator Comfort Ambulance announced that a partnership which allows Speedoc users to hire Comfort’s fleet of 25 ambulances for transport to more than 100 healthcare institutions across Singapore, directly through their app. Powered by WPeMatico