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Does ONC’s latest announcement move interoperability any closer to reality?What the TEFCA announcement means for interoperability and doctors long-term.
New DIR Proposal Supported by Chains, Pharmacy Organizations
New DIR Proposal Supported by Chains, Pharmacy OrganizationsCMS is considering big changes to DIR fees and pharmacists are excited.
Changes to federal, state interoperability legislation: What to knowThe regulatory landscape for interoperability is changing, according to Mildred Segura, partner at international law firm Reed Smith.
Three things to know about Trump’s HHS lead pick AzarExperts share more about Alex Azar’s background and predict what his top agenda items are likely to be.
5 things physicians should know about Alex Azar
5 things physicians should know about Alex AzarPresident Donald Trump has nominated the former pharma executive to lead the nation’s healthcare agency.
Three telehealth services on the riseAn Epstein Becker Green survey has surprising results about the expansion of telehealth services physicians and other behavioral health professionals can provide.
Is $485 million enough to end the opioid epidemic?
Is $485 million enough to end the opioid epidemic?The HHS is giving out greatly needed funds, but money alone may not be enough.
Pharmacists Credited for Decline in Hospital-Acquired ConditionsIn the battle against ADEs, pharmacists are leading the way.
Advocates look to Congress for new patient matching systemA small crack is developing in the long-standing federal prohibition against the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) involvement in efforts to improve matching patients with their medical records