New Members Named to Serve on Health Information Technology Advisory Committee Established in 21st Century Cures Act

18. November 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan named three members to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). The committee, created by the 21st Century Cures Act, is charged with making recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology relating to the implementation of national and local ...

Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargan's Visit to Missouri to Discuss Tax Reform

18. November 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Yesterday, Acting Health and Human Services Secretary Eric Hargan traveled to O’Fallon, Missouri where he was hosted by the Phoenix Textile Corporation to discuss the need for tax reform in the United States. Acting Secretary Hargan toured and met with leadership of the Phoenix Textile Corporation which distributes textile products—such as scrubs, laboratory coats, uniforms, ...

Trump Pitches 'America First' Trade Policy at Asia-Pacific Gathering

11. November 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Trump Pitches ‘America First’ Trade Policy at Asia-Pacific Gathering  New York Times The Latest: Trump says Putin again denied election meddling  Washington Post Trump, Putin meet 1-on-1 on sidelines of APEC Summit  ABC News Forget the Xi-Trump bromance, it’s time the US came clean on its vision for China and Asia  South China Morning Post Full coverage Powered by ...

Tillerson warns Saudis, Iran on stability in Lebanon

11. November 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Tillerson warns Saudis, Iran on stability in Lebanon  South China Morning Post Lebanon Hariri crisis: Tillerson warns against Saudi-Iran proxy war  BBC News Lebanon crisis: Tillerson warns against ‘proxy conflicts’ in Middle East  Sky News Q&A: US, Saudi Arabia accuse Iran over Yemen missile launch  Washington Post Saudi Arabia Comes for Hezbollah  New York Times Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

For Alabama Women, Disgust, Fatigue and a Sense Moore Could Win Anyway

10. November 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
For Alabama Women, Disgust, Fatigue and a Sense Moore Could Win Anyway  New York Times Drawing Mary and Joseph into Moore controversy raises ire  Fox News Bannon on Moore: Until more evidence, ‘I’m standing with him’  CNN Bannon is right: It’s no coincidence The Post broke the Moore story  Washington Post ‘I Don’t Remember Anything Like That’  The Atlantic Full ...

HHS Names Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge Winners

09. November 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the winners of the Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge. ONC selected the winning submissions from over 140 competing teams and almost 7,000 submissions using an ONC-provided dataset.  “Patient matching” in health IT describes the techniques used ...