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FCC opens Emergency Broadband Benefit program, offering monthly Internet discount

The Federal Communications Commission this week opened enrollment for its Emergency Broadband Benefit program, aimed at…

Mayo Clinic, Kaiser put $100M toward hospital-at-home care

Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente announced this week that they will collaborate to build capacity for…

One health system’s data archiving strategy for migrating to Epic

AltaMed, a 35-location health system in Southern California, recently moved from its NextGen electronic health record…

HIMSSCast: Security at smart hospitals

Smart hospital rooms are on the horizon, with some medical centers already rolling them out. In…

Walmart’s MeMD versus Amazon Care: The race to invest in telehealth

Photo: Geber86/Getty Images Walmart’s announcement last week that it would acquire telehealth company MeMD to provide…

Ireland’s health service hit by “significant ransomware attack”

Ireland’s health service IT system has been shut down as a precautionary measure, following a cyber…

Roundup: NHS Digital launches improved collection of GP data, Dutch hospital expands use of Sectra and more briefs

DUTCH HOSPITAL EXPANDS ITS USE OF SECTRA’S SOLUTION Dutch hospital Alrijne Zorggroep has signed an enterprise…

Digital health tools are not effective as standalone solutions, expert says

While digital health is crucial in filling the gaps in healthcare access by connecting with patients…

Arizona passes law to dramatically expand telehealth access

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey this past week signed a law aimed at expanding access to telehealth…

Engagement vendor helps Sierra Pacific wrangle patients in for vaccines

COVID-19 effectively eliminated a good portion of the business of Sierra Pacific Orthopedics in Fresno, California,…

ONC announces launch of Health Interoperability Outcomes 2030 initiative

The U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced the launch of its Health…

Remote cardiac monitoring programs have potential, but they’re still falling short

A report released Wednesday from Vector Remote Care found that cardiology practices taking a patient-centric approach…

Valley View invests in connected health and infrastructure for better telehealth

As a federally qualified health center, Valley View Health Center’s patients have several basic barriers to…

Amazon Web Services exec talks interoperability lessons from the past year

The biggest barrier to physicians having the most complete medical history for their patients at every…

Queen’s speech promises Government will “lay foundations” for a more integrated health and care system

The Queen’s Speech to officially reopen Parliament promised legislation to empower the NHS to innovate and…

Info blocking prep continues, but some providers still have questions, says KLAS

The 21st Century Cures Act rules around interoperability and information blocking have been in effect for…

Nursing execs dish on the digital health tools they’ve found most useful during the pandemic

In a recent study, researchers associated more favorable electronic health record usability scores with lower odds…

Uber, Lyft to offer free rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites

The ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft will team up with the White House to make free…

Jackson Hospital significantly improves finances with digital patient engagement

Jackson Hospital, in a rural area of Montgomery, Alabama, is not immune to the significant shift…

Vaccination credential projects gaining steam worldwide

During HIMSS webinar on Monday, healthcare leaders from the U.S. and Europe offered up-close looks at…