The Department of Veterans Affairs will not deploy its new electronic health record to additional sites over the next six months, after a recent strategic review found a wide array of problems at the first go-live site in Spokane, Washington.
ED crowding is therefore an issue in the healthcare landscape where desperate need for change is meeting huge potential for innovation, and an international consortium should be formed to capitalize on this convergence.
Research organizations can participate in ethical data sharing today by considering participants’ privacy and security and balancing the need to protect their commercial interests with the need to share enough data to benefit medical research.
The Biden administration wants to include a per-bed monetary penalty for larger hospitals that do not comply with a price transparency rule after several analyses have shown widespread noncompliance among facilities.
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