Family Doctors Want to Reduce Health IT Burdens

A trade group representing family practice physicians is asking federal health officials to be mindful of the administrative burdens on family doctors and offered solutions to improving the current regulatory environment.

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Trump’s Proposed Budget Seeks to Eliminate AHRQ, Slash OCR and ONC Funding

Major cuts to healthcare industry oversight agencies are suggested in the FY 2019 budget proposal released by the Trump Administration this week.

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Survey Findings Uncover Physicians’ Health IT Concerns

Efficacy and evidence are two main areas of concern for physicians when it comes to new digital health solutions, according to a new survey from the American Medical Association.

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State AGs, Senate Democrats, Other Groups Aiming for Net Neutrality Reversal

The lawsuit by the AGs—including officials from New York, California, and the District of Columbia—argue that the FCC’s decision is “arbitrary, capricious and an abuse of discretion.”

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Kathryn Marchesini Named ONC Chief Privacy Officer

Kathryn Marchesini has been named the new chief privacy officer at ONC.

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VA Has Spent Over $1 Billion on EHR Efforts

The Department of Veterans Affairs has spent over $1.1 billion on 138 contractors between 2011 and 2016 in the quest to modernize its EHR system, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

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