HHS Takes Major Actions to Protect Conscience Rights and Life

20. January 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
On Friday, January 19, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced two major actions to protect life and the conscience rights of Americans. HHS’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new guidance to state Medicaid directors restoring state flexibility to decide program standards. The letter issued today rescinds 2016 ...

Elsevier acquires Via Oncology, UPMC decision support spinoff

18. January 2018 Health 0
Elsevier this week announced its acquisition of Pittsburgh-based Via Oncology, a former subsidiary of UPMC that develops clinical decision support tools for cancer care management. Via Oncology’s technology helps cancer centers demonstrate the value of their care to patients, physicians and payers by developing and implementing clinical pathways in collaboration with its network of more ...