TelehealthVermont Amends Assisted Suicide Law to Include Telemedicine
The state is one of 10 and Washington DC that allow patients with a terminal illness to request help in...
FinanceAMA Wants DOJ, FTC to Modernize Antitrust Laws for Mergers
The AMA is worried that without enough competition in the space, health insurer monopsonists won't have any incentives to pass...
Clinical CareMandatory Hospital Sepsis Protocols Save Thousands of Lives
New York hospitals must report sepsis-related data to the state Department of Health.
TechnologyONC Chief Defends Health IT Investment Despite Cost of Ownership Concerns
In the second of a two-part interview, Micky Tripathi points to resources to optimize best practices, but says the ONC...
TechnologyONC Chief Lists Security as His Biggest Current Challenge
In a two-part interview, Micky Tripathi, the head of the Health and Human Services Department's Office of the National Coordinator...
PayerPredicting How Plans Should Prepare After CMS Final Rate Announcement
CMS' final 2023 Rate Announcement included risk adjustment and health equity surprises.
TechnologyNew Florida Law OKs Prescribing Most Controlled Substances By Telemedicine
The new law allows providers to use telemedicine to prescribe most controlled substances, as long as they meet federal guidelines....
InnovationMaking Remote Patient Monitoring Scalable and Sustainable
Complex federal and state regulations, confusing reimbursement rules pose challenges to RPM, hospital at home growth.
TelehealthStates Consider Cutting Back on Telehealth Freedoms
The pandemic created a surge in virtual care as state and federal lawmakers relaxed the rules to expand telehealth access...
PharmaFDA Calls on Drugmakers to Be 'Recall Ready'
Final guidance is available that clarifies the agency's expectations about voluntary product recalls.
TechnologyHealthcare Cybersecurity Bill Gives Congress a Chance to Tackle Hackers
Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, two senators have unveiled the Healthcare Cybersecurity Act of 2022, which would...
TechnologyGroups Offer 5 Recommendations for Protecting Patient Data on Third-Party Apps
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange and the Confidentiality Coalition have written a letter to federal officials calling for more...