At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

01. November 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart  Reuters Gunman ‘Nonchalantly’ Kills Three in Shooting at Colorado Walmart  Fortune 3 Are Dead in Shooting at a Colorado Walmart  New York Times ‘Everyone was running’: Witnesses describe scene inside Thornton Walmart when shooting occurred  FOX31 Denver Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

New York attack suspect should get death penalty, Trump says

01. November 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
New York attack suspect should get death penalty, Trump says  CNN New York truck attack suspect ‘spent a year planning’  BBC News Trump tweets that suspect in NYC fatal terror attack ‘should get death penalty’  Washington Post A Terrorist Attack in Real America  New York Times New York Terrorist Attack: Suspect Hit With Federal Charges  NBCNews.com Full coverage Powered by ...

Russia-Financed Ad Linked Clinton and Satan

01. November 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Russia-Financed Ad Linked Clinton and Satan  New York Times How Russian trolls got into your Facebook feed  Washington Post Zuck says ad transparency regulation would be ‘very good if it’s done well’  TechCrunch Tough Questions, Hours Of Hearings But No Silver Bullet On Russian Tech Interference  NPR Facebook isn’t the problem. We are  Fox News Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

Readout of U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome Adam’s Visit to Local Addiction Treatment Facility

31. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Readout of U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome Adam’s Visit to Local Addiction Treatment Facility
Following President Donald Trump’s call to action on Thursday regarding America’s opioid epidemic, U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome Adams visited Phoenix House in Arlington, VA, to highlight work being done by nonprofit organizations to combat the epidemic and hear from treatment experts and other heroes on the frontlines. Phoenix House offers evidence-based addiction treatment ...

Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargan’s Opioids Listening Session in Lexington, Kentucky

31. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargan’s Opioids Listening Session in  Lexington, Kentucky
On Friday, Acting Health and Human Services Secretary Eric Hargan and senior HHS officials traveled to Lexington, Kentucky, to visit the Polk-Dalton Clinic and the PATHways Program, which serves pregnant women recovering from addiction and their babies. Acting Secretary Hargan toured the facility and held a roundtable discussion with medical experts, local non-profit leaders, individuals ...

Readout of Assistant Secretary McCance-Katz’s Opioids Listening Session in Nashua, New Hampshire

31. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
On Friday, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, and senior HHS officials visited Harbor Homes in Nashua, New Hampshire. Along with New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu and Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess, they toured the Harbor Homes facility and held a roundtable discussion with first responders, medical experts, local non-profit leaders, ...

HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Guidance on How HIPAA Allows Information Sharing to Address the Opioid Crisis

28. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Following President Trump’s call to action yesterday that led to the declaration of a nationwide public health emergency regarding the opioid crisis, the HHS Office for Civil Rights is releasing new guidance on when and how healthcare providers can share a patient’s health information with his or her family members, friends, and legal personal representatives ...

HHS Acting Secretary Declares Public Health Emergency to Address National Opioid Crisis

27. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Acting Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Eric D. Hargan issued the following statement upon declaring a nationwide public health emergency regarding the opioid crisis, as requested by President Donald Trump on Thursday: “Today’s declaration, coupled with the President’s direction that executive agencies use all appropriate emergency authorities and other relevant authorities, is another powerful ...

U.S. Government Participates in 4th High Level Global Health Security Agenda Ministerial Meeting

26. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
In a meeting on September 20, 2017, President Donald Trump underscored his commitment to promote the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) by noting, “We cannot have prosperity if we’re not healthy. We will continue our partnership on critical health initiatives.” That is the message that U.S. government officials carry to the 4th High Level GHSA ...