It’s Time for the Federal Government to Get Back to Protecting the Nation Against COVID-19

Bill of Health

Over the past two years, the Supreme Court has shown unprecedented hostility to efforts by both state and federal government to stop the spread of what every day turns out to be an even more deadly pandemic. What else can the government do? By Jennifer S.

Why Do Municipal Governments Impede Local Efforts at Health?

Bill of Health

A few of these happy people will probably be harvesting something else along with their vegetables: a hefty fine from their municipal government. Yes, regulating health and safety is an important role for local governments. By Bailey Kennedy.

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The U.S. Government and the World Health Organization

KFF

government funding and engagement with WHO. This fact sheet provides information about the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.S. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Health Policy Diplomacy Ebola Financing International Cooperation

The U.S. Government & Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

KFF

government plays in supporting the partnership.

Governance: The Glue That Holds Connected Communities of Care Together

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Governance: The Glue That Holds Connected Communities of Care Together appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Connected Community of Care governance Keith C. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

The Road To Better Data Governance In Healthcare Begins With a Strong Data Foundation

Electronic Health Reporter

The article The Road To Better Data Governance In Healthcare Begins With a Strong Data Foundation appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial CTG health data governance John WaltonThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By John Walton, solution architect, CTG When it comes to formulating and operationalizing a data management strategy, the healthcare industry as a whole is not where it should be.

24 states support federal government in 340B drugmaker lawsuit

Fierce Healthcare

24 states support federal government in 340B drugmaker lawsuit. rking. Mon, 05/16/2022 - 17:41

Key Global Health Positions and Officials in the U.S. Government

KFF

government global health positions and officials. This fact sheet identifies key U.S. Global Health Policy USG Programs

Governance is the Thorniest Issue to Tackle

Healthcare IT Today

Today I’ve been spending time learning about healthcare interoperability at the DirectTrust Summit. It’s an incredible coming together of health IT professionals who truly understand the nuances related to making interoperability a reality in healthcare.

Cigna taps new exec to lead its US Government Business

Fierce Healthcare

Cigna taps new exec to lead its US Government Business. pminemyer. Mon, 01/31/2022 - 10:53

Brent Teiken Recognized by Modern Healthcare for Excellence in Governance at Sanford Health

Perficient

Modern Healthcare Magazine named Brent as a 2022 honoree of their Excellence in Governance program for his achievements in promoting diversity and successfully navigating various challenges. Board members are responsible for the overall governance of the health system.

Former CMS administrator resigns from Centene board after governance 'fell egregiously short'

Fierce Healthcare

Former CMS administrator resigns from Centene board after governance 'fell egregiously short'. rtorrence. Mon, 04/18/2022 - 14:10

CMS overhauls Direct Contracting model to include new requirements on governance, health equity in 2023

Fierce Healthcare

CMS overhauls Direct Contracting model to include new requirements on governance, health equity in 2023. rking. Thu, 02/24/2022 - 16:10

Government and SDoH – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Susan Houck Clark (@SusanHouckClark) from Briljent on the topic “Government and SDoH” Our health is shaped by our physical, social and economic environments. HITsm C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Regulations #HITsm Topics Government SDOH Health IT Community SDOH Social Determinants of Health Susan Houck ClarkWe’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/8 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Government Incentives for Healthcare Cybersecurity are Welcome. Regulations, Not So Much.

Healthcare IT Today

Protecting healthcare against cyberattacks is therefore in the best interest of governments. The pandemic has made it abundantly clear that healthcare is a vital part of every country’s infrastructure.

Donor Government Funding for Family Planning in 2020

KFF

In 2020, donor government funding for family planning activities totaled US$1.40 billion, a decline of more than US$100 million compared to the 2019 amount (US$1.52 billion). Global Health Policy Family Planning Financing Reproductive Health

Google Cloud launches vaccine distribution tool for local governments

Mobi Health News

The Intelligent Vaccine Impact solution promises to increase the “availability and equitable access” of vaccines while assisting governments in the distribution process.

Governments move towards centralized approach to digital health strategy

Mobi Health News

A Nature article outlines the digital health approaches of nine countries around the world.

Cigna taps new exec to lead its US Government Business

Fierce Healthcare

Cigna taps new exec to lead its US Government Business. pminemyer. Mon, 01/31/2022 - 10:56

The U.S. Government and Global Maternal and Child Health Efforts

KFF

government’s role in addressing MCH worldwide. This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global maternal and child health (MCH) and examines the U.S. Global Health Policy Federal Budget Maternal and Child Health

Understand the Burden of Government Healthcare Regulation

HealthStream

The burden of government healthcare regulation has resulted in providers and systems saying they are spending too much time ensuring compliance, taking them away from their primary mission of providing care.

For-profit urban hospitals less likely to carry unprofitable service lines than nonprofit, government-owned centers

Fierce Healthcare

For-profit urban hospitals less likely to carry unprofitable service lines than nonprofit, government-owned centers. dmuoio. Tue, 03/08/2022 - 13:09

Connecting Data Governance to an Enterprise Search Tool in Financial Services (Part 3 of 4)

Perficient

Perficient has developed a highly capable abstraction layer called Handshake, which connects a firm’s data governance metadata repositories with a broad range of enterprise search tools. In our last blog post, we shared a proven approach to architecting a metadata search solution.

Report: Private Hospitals Overcharge NYC Government Over $2B Annually

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – The 32BJ Health Fund, a self-insured fund that provides care for 32BJ SEIU members and their dependents, today released a report that lays bare the stark price disparities between Medicare and private hospitals, and outlines solutions to both reins in prices and holds hospital systems accountable for these practices.

A CISO’s Perspective on Security Strategy and Governance

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy CISO ComplyAssistant Data Governance Gerry Blass Healthcare Governance Healthcare Security Hospital CFO OCR PHI Risk Mitigation Robert J. The following is a guest article by Gerry Blass from ComplyAssistant Did you know that healthcare organizations thwart thousands of phishing and malware attacks every day?

Government Accountability Office asks CMS to assess telehealth quality for Medicaid beneficiaries

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

A New Way to Contain Unaffordable Medication Costs — Exercising the Government’s Existing Rights

NEJM

One gives the government a royalty-free license to use patented inventions that were discovered using federal funding; the other gives the government immunity from being sued for patent infringement Existing laws could be used to help make many drugs more affordable.

Reducing care delivery costs while ensuring governance around virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Reducing care delivery costs while ensuring governance around virtual care Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Sponsor: Lumeon Right Now

Direct Digital Faxing Accelerates Communications for Government and Healthcare Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Electronic Health Reporter

Government and healthcare organizations utilizing limited PSTN-based fax numbers and legacy systems simply cannot handle the […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Australian government delivered COVID-19 vaccine info mostly thru Facebook ads: research

Mobi Health News

The state government of Victoria was found to be the biggest COVID-19-related ad spender during the pandemic

Where the Bread is Really Buttered: Insurers’ Q4 Earnings Reports Show Heavy Reliance on Government Business

Center for Health Insurance Reform

Continue reading → The post Where the Bread is Really Buttered: Insurers’ Q4 Earnings Reports Show Heavy Reliance on Government Business appeared first on Center on Health Insurance Reforms.

A Data Governance Maturity Model for Financial Services (Part 4 of 4)

Perficient

Today, in my final blog post of this data lineage series, I’ll discuss how Perficient’s Data Governance Maturity Model can help enhance your data programs. The Perficient Data Governance Maturity Model can provide great insight into the overall state of a data governance program.

Babylon inks 10-year partnership with Rwandan government

Mobi Health News

Two million people in Rwanda signed up to use an earlier service launched by the company in 2016

Governance in Healthcare: Seen as a Business Capability

Perficient

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, content, and knowledge is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability. Therefore, understanding, governing, and prioritizing the rules, processes, and controls must account for this contextualization. However, governance and tight collaboration between IT and the business continues to be critical.

Governance of Emerging Technologies in Health and Medicine — Creating a New Framework

NEJM

In the face of a rapidly changing technology landscape, the National Academy of Medicine has formed the Committee on Emerging Science, Technology, and Innovation in health and medicine to convene diverse stakeholders to reenvision governance in health and medicine and drive collective action

UK Government hopes COVID-19 tracking app could relax lockdown restrictions

Mobi Health News

The app alerts users if they have come in close contact with the virus

Donor Government Funding for International Family Planning Declines After Increasing the Previous Three Years

KFF

A new KFF analysis finds donor government support for global family planning efforts totaled US$1.40 billion in 2020, a decline of US$114 million compared to last year’s level of US$1.52 billion.

Learn How to Leverage Microsoft Teams Automation and Governance

Perficient

There are some major questions that need to be answered, such as how you are going to manage and govern it – and how you can leverage automation on Microsoft Teams. Cloud COVID-19 Digital Transformation Microsoft Automation Governance Microsoft Teams teams templates

Governance in Healthcare: The New Healthcare Imperative

Perficient

Governance forms the framework for information, content, and knowledge management to operate. Establishing clear, common, and consistent models in healthcare upon which to ground governance components provides a solid foundation executing the management activities that enforce these governance requirements. This ensures the consistency and relevancy of the information for the business – the ultimate goal of any enterprise governance program.

HIMSSCast: Governments, health systems' evolving response to COVID-19

Mobi Health News

The HIMSS Media editors discuss government and healthcare-organization response to the coronavirus, including chatbot services, drive-through testing sites and social-media monitoring

Governance in Healthcare: A Growing Need for Reference Mode

Perficient

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the assets of the enterprise. This trend is further evidenced in the evolution of the relatively new application space of governance stewardship applications.

The Biden Administration’s Whole-of-Government Approach to Equity – in Health and Beyond

Health Populi

Here’s a key detail in the fine print of the Executive Order on Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government: “ Equal opportunity is the bedrock of American democracy, and our diversity is one of our country’s greatest strengths.

Chinese government releases public app to gauge potential coronavirus exposures

Mobi Health News

The new tool comes as cases of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) reached over 40,000 in China.