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Oct 17, 2018
The World Health Organization said today that the latest outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo does not constitute a global health emergency at this time, saying it does not pose a serious threat of spreading.
Oct 17, 2018
Given the high adoption rate of certified electronic health records, the EHR Reporting Program should “emphasize reporting criteria that indicate how certified EHRs support the safe, efficient and
Oct 17, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday announced that it has confirmed 62 cases of acute flaccid myelitis – a polio-like illness that mostly affects children and can cause paralysis.
Oct 17, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services today hosted a national meeting on neonatal abstinence syndrome focused on how to use health technology and data to better understand outcomes and improve long-term care. 
Oct 17, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration today issued draft guidance that provides recommendations to the medical device industry on cybersecurity considerations for device design, labeling and documentation that the FDA recommends be included in premarket submissions for medical devices with cybersecurity risk.
Oct 17, 2018
The National Academy of Medicine this week announced the election of 75 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting.
Oct 17, 2018
Also in this roundup of nursing news: nurses are on top of getting their annual flu shots, and added inclusivity training could help nurses as they lead their teams.
Oct 17, 2018 by John Glaser
Helping patients manage their health requires developing superior IT-enabled services. How should health care providers tackle this challenge?
Oct 16, 2018
The AHA appreciates certain steps the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is taking to improve the stability and flexibility of the Medicare Shared Savings Program; however, the associatio
Oct 16, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Officer for Civil Rights yesterday announced that Anthem has agreed to pay $16 million and take corrective action to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act after a series of cyberattacks led to the largest U.S. health data breach in history and exposed the electronic protected health information of nearly 79 million people.