Readout of Secretary Azar’s First Day in Brazil

02. October 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
As previously announced, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar traveled to Brazil over the weekend to participate in bilateral meetings with government officials and others to discuss the ongoing collaboration between the United States and Brazil towards global health security, our bilateral science partnership, and health sector reform. Later in the week, Secretary ...

HHS, Genentech join forces on medicines to combat influenza, other health security threats

02. October 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
To develop innovative medicines that combat diverse national health security threats, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) today announced a strategic partnership with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, of South San Francisco. The company and ASPR’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development ...

HHS announces $2.6 million in prizes to redesign dialysis as part of KidneyX

29. September 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) have committed $2,265,000 in prize money for “KidneyX: Redesign Dialysis,” a prize competition that challenges the public to develop better treatment options for patients with kidney failure. This prize competition is the first in a planned series of Kidney ...