The agency’s Chief Information Officer Kurt DelBene said it would appoint new staff as part of a wider scheme to hire 1000 new employees within its Office of Information and Technology. The scheme will be used to hire new staff to work on technology transformation across a range of areas including the EHR program.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has provided patients with enhanced access to their physicians and a policy adopted by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) that seeks to bolster continuity of care is being considered by individual state medical boards.
Proposed changes target prior authorization holdups and misleading advertising while aiming to expand access to behavioral health care and affordable prescriptions.
The care given in emergency departments came under fire yesterday with the release of a government study saying that 250,000 Americans die every year due to misdiagnoses.
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