Lawmaker Expresses Concerns Regarding VA Leadership, EHR Overhaul

In a recent open letter, Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN expressed concerns regarding the stability and direction of leadership for the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Telepharmacy Addressing Rural Staffing Shortages

While formulary decisions are made by their staff pharmacist, the telepharmacy service provider accomplishes other tasks such as checking for drug interactions and making dosing adjustments.

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Healthcare Providers Increasingly Considering Cyber Insurance

In the healthcare industry, breach is the new black. The healthcare industry has become a favorite cyberattack target among hackers—and the tide shows no signs of slowing any time soon.

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FCC Telehealth Initiative will Focus on Low-Income, Remote Patients

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Connected Care Pilot Program, a $100 million telehealth initiative, will focus on delivering virtual care to low-income patients located in remote areas.

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Survey Finds Healthcare Orgs have Big Plans for Digital Technologies

Patient experience, clinical outcomes, and customer relationships are among key driving factors for healthcare organizations undertaking technology adoption initiatives, according to a survey from Ernst and Young.

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