New C3 system launched by Tan Tock Seng Hospital to optimise operations

09. May 2019 Health 0
Located in the central region of Singapore, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), which is the largest hospital under the National Healthcare Group (NHG), announced that it will be launching a Command, Control and Communications (C3) system to manage resources efficiently, support operational decisions, optimise patient flow and respond effectively to ground situations. Powered by WPeMatico

Prioritizing Privilege to Protect Patient Data

09. May 2019 Health 0
The risk is that with so many access points, there is the high potential for exfiltration of data, especially those consciously or unconsciously occurring because of vulnerabilities with privileged escalation— which is administrative-level access to all kinds of vital data about patients and the organization. Powered by WPeMatico

CMS Drug Pricing Transparency Fact Sheet

09. May 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
“If we want to have a real market for drugs, why not have [companies] disclose their prices in the ads, too? Consumers would have much more balanced information, and companies would have a very different set of incentives for setting their prices.” – HHS Secretary Alex Azar – In May 2018, President Trump and Secretary ...

HHS Finalizes Rule Requiring Manufacturers Disclose Drug Prices in TV Ads to Increase Drug Pricing Transparency

09. May 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Less than a year after the release of President Trump’s American Patients First blueprint, HHS finalizes first rule implementing the blueprint, aimed at increasing transparency for patients and bringing down overall drug costs both for patients and for the Medicare and Medicaid programs. On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a final ...