Healthcare Vote Statement

29. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The statement below is from Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. in response to today’s Senate vote:  “It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to enhance the health and protect the well-being of all Americans, and our Department is wholly committed to this mission. Since day one ...

Secretary Price Statement on FDA’s Announcement of New Regulatory Plan to Address Tobacco and Nicotine

29. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. issued the following statement after the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement of a comprehensive regulatory plan to address tobacco and nicotine use: “FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and his team have announced a common sense, balanced approach to tobacco and nicotine regulation. Protecting and improving public ...

HHS Unveils Improved Web Tool to Highlight Recent Breaches of Health Information

26. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today launched a revised web tool that puts important information into the hands of individuals, empowering them to better identify recent breaches of health information and to learn how all breaches of health information are investigated and successfully resolved.  The HIPAA ...

Secretary Price Statement on Senate Healthcare Vote

26. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. issued the following statement after the Senate voted to proceed with debate on healthcare reform: “The Senate took an important step today toward providing Americans relief from a flawed and failing healthcare law. This will be an important debate about how best to move forward and reform ...

Senator McCain diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer

19. July 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Senator McCain diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer  Reuters 5 questions about the brain cancer diagnosed in Sen. John McCain  Washington Post What Is Glioblastoma? McCain’s Brain Tumor Is an Aggressive Type of Cancer  NBCNews.com McCain faces his greatest battle  CNN Watch: US Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer  Firstpost Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

Secretary Price: “The status quo is not acceptable or sustainable”

19. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. issued the following statement regarding ongoing efforts to provide Americans with relief from Obamacare: “Obamacare is flawed, failing, and harming the American people with higher costs and fewer healthcare choices. The Trump Administration is, and always will be, focused on putting patients, families, and doctors in charge ...

HHS Secretary Tom Price and CMS Administrator Seema Verma Address the Summer 2017 National Governors Association Meeting “The Future of Health Care”

16. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., and Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services addressed the future of healthcare at a meeting with governors at the Summer 2017 National Governors Association Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. Full Remarks As Prepared for Delivery ...

HHS announces $80.8 million in grants for Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts, and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

15. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces funding of up to $80.8 million over a period of three to five years for treatment drug court programs for people who are involved in the criminal justice system with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and substance ...

HHS Secretary Price: Trump Administration Is Taking Action on Drug Prices

14. July 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. released the following statement regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ announcement of proposed reimbursement changes to the 340B drug discount program for Medicare and our nation’s seniors: “Today’s announcement is a significant step toward fulfilling President Trump’s promise to address rising drug prices.  We are ...