HHS Extends Deadline for DSIIS Recommendations

03. October 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that it is extending the application deadline for the Deputy Secretary’s Innovation and Investment Summit (DSIIS) to October 12, 2018. As announced on September 19, 2018, the DSIIS will be a yearlong collaboration between healthcare innovation and investment professionals and HHS personnel who will meet ...

Readout of Secretary Azar’s Second Day in Brazil

03. October 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, Secretary Alex Azar began his meetings in São Paulo, Brazil. First, he visited the Municipal Infant Hospital “Menino Jesus” and met with hospital leadership. They discussed the shared challenges U.S. and Brazilian hospitals face in improving quality and implementing efficient service models to integrate principles of value-based care. At the hospital, Secretary Azar visited ...