New VA rule allows for telehealth care across state lines
The rule overrides a patchwork of state-specific telehealth rules with a single dictate: doctors anywhere can treat patients anywhere.
ONC ‘hard at work’ on standards for big-picture data about U.S. health care
Donald Rucker, head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, says it’s time for the industry to start taking better advantage of population-level data.
Coast Guard to adopt DoD’s health records system
The Defense Health Agency outlined plans to add the Coast Guard to a contract it struck with Leidos and Cerner.
ONC’s Rucker says it’s time for a regulatory overhaul of health IT
The ONC chief said that regulatory accumulation in the health care sector is impacting how it embraces technology, and it’s time for reform.
Better EHRs could help expand AI use in health care, report says
Independent research group JASON details the potential for the health care sector to leverage the proliferation of smart devices and data to expand its use of AI.
HHS hopes to connect health networks with its Trusted Exchange Framework
The draft version of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement will be open for public comment until Feb. 18.