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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AI in Digital Health: Autonomy, Governance, and Privacy

Bill of Health

The following post is adapted from the edited volume AI in eHealth: Human Autonomy, Data Governance and Privacy in Healthcare. The post AI in Digital Health: Autonomy, Governance, and Privacy appeared first on Bill of Health.

NIHR £800m government funding boost for innovation in healthcare

Digital Health News

Government funding of over £800m will be allocated by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to boost healthcare innovation.

Government calls for evidence on discrimination in medical devices

Digital Health News

The government has launched a call for evidence to discover if and how medical devices and technologies may discriminate and widen healthcare inequalities.

Donor Government Funding for Family Planning Reports

KFF

These reports track funding levels of the donor governments that collectively provide the bulk of international assistance for family planning activities and is part of an effort by KFF that began after the London Summit on Family Planning in 2012.

The U.S. Government and Global Polio Efforts

KFF

government’s role in addressing polio worldwide. This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global polio eradication efforts and examines the U.S. Global Health Policy Epidemiology Federal Budget International Cooperation Maternal and Child Health USG Programs Vaccines

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

Interview: Caroline Cook, Privacy Consultant, GDH Government Consulting Services

HIPAA Journal

Caroline Cook, Privacy Consultant, GDH Government Consulting Services, has shared her thoughts. I’m a Privacy Consultant employed by GDH Government Consulting Services.

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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 U.S. Government and Global Health

KFF

government global health policy and engagement. This fact sheet provides an overview of U.S. Global Health Policy HIV/AIDS Federal Budget USG Programs

How government funding kept California hospitals afloat when COVID struck

Fierce Healthcare

How government funding kept California hospitals afloat when COVID struck. fdiamond. Fri, 09/23/2022 - 15:35

Government Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care and Overcharging

Kaiser Health News

Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overcharging the government billions of dollars every year, government watchdogs told a House panel Tuesday.

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.

Donor Government Funding for Family Planning in 2021

KFF

In 2021, donor government funding for family planning activities totaled US$1.39 This report provides an analysis of donor government funding to address family planning in low- and middle-income countries in 2021.

Reproductive Governance in a Post-Roe US: The Weaponization of Health Systems

Bill of Health

The post Reproductive Governance in a Post-Roe US: The Weaponization of Health Systems appeared first on Bill of Health. By Alicia Ely Yamin. I was living and working in Peru in 2001, when Karen Noelia Llantoy discovered she was pregnant with an anencephalic fetus.

The President’s Malaria Initiative and Other U.S. Government Global Malaria Efforts

KFF

government’s role in addressing malaria worldwide, including current programs, funding, and key issues. This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global malaria efforts and examines the U.S. Global Health Policy Global Fund Malaria PEPFAR

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

Kristen Ballantine, VP of Government Relations at Gainwell

HIT Consultant

Kristen Ballantine, VP of Government Relations at Gainwell. For most patients, it has always been extremely difficult to their personal health and medical data electronically.

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.

CDC, HHS release environmental index as federal government ramps up climate oversight

Healthcare Dive

The index analyzes cumulative environmental factors at the individual census tract-level so local public health officials “can identify and map areas most at risk for the health impacts of environmental burden,” the HHS said

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

Donor Government Funding for HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in 2021

KFF

This report tracks funding levels of the donor governments that collectively provide the bulk of international assistance for AIDS through bilateral programs and contributions to multilateral organizations. Donor governments disbursed US$7.5

Sector react to government’s digital health and care plan

Digital Health News

We have pulled together some of the best reaction from the healthcare IT sector to the digital health and care have plan which you can find below. News digital health Digital Health and Care Plan digitise industry reaction King's Fund NHS Providers Sajid Javid

As booster rates continue to lag, a collaborative government effort pushes for more jabs by year-end

Fierce Healthcare

As booster rates continue to lag, a collaborative government effort pushes for more jabs by year-end. aburky. Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:46

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).

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

Wellstar's Atlanta hospital closure has government leaders scrambling to head off care shortages

Fierce Healthcare

Wellstar's Atlanta hospital closure has government leaders scrambling to head off care shortages. dmuoio. Tue, 09/13/2022 - 12:25

Providers scored big wins in new rule governing out-of-network charge disputes, experts say

Fierce Healthcare

Providers scored big wins in new rule governing out-of-network charge disputes, experts say. rking. Tue, 08/23/2022 - 17:18

Government’s progress with digitisation of the NHS to be assessed

Digital Health News

The government’s Health and Social Care Committee is to assess government progress against its pledges on the digitisation of the NHS. News evaluation expert panel Health and social care committee NHS Digital NHS Digitalisation NHS England and NHS Improvement Wade-Gery Review

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.

The U.S. Government and International Family Planning & Reproductive Health: Statutory Requirements and Policies

KFF

This fact sheet summarizes the major statutory requirements and policies pertaining to U.S. global family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) efforts over time and identifies those currently in effect, including the Mexico City Policy and the Kemp-Kasten Amendment.

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

We All Stand to Benefit from Biden’s $2 Billion Bet on the Bioeconomy

Bill of Health

On September 12, 2022, President Biden signed an executive order , launching a “whole-of-government approach to advance biotechnology and biomanufacturing.” government prop up these industries with federal funding rather than simply letting private investment do its thing?

Government Issues Warning to Healthcare Organizations About Daixin Team Extortion and Ransomware Attacks

HIPAA Journal

The post Government Issues Warning to Healthcare Organizations About Daixin Team Extortion and Ransomware Attacks appeared first on HIPAA Journal. A relatively new data extortion and ransomware gang known as Daixin team is actively targeting U.S. healthcare organizations, prompting a warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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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

Health systems want the government to help 'shoulder the burden' of cyberattacks

Becker's Health IT

Cyberattacks on healthcare entities boomed during the pandemic, and health systems are now turning to the federal government to provide more security for what they consider critical national infrastructure, Politico reported June 22. Cybersecurity

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.

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

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.

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?

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.