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By Laura Lovett 02:14 pm June 9, 2020
Planning for the end of life can be an uncomfortable and often times overwhelming tasks – for both patients and providers.  “These are important yet hard things to talk about,” Dr. Matthew Gonzales, chief medical information officer at the Institute for Human Caring at Providence St. Joesph Health, said during a HIMSS20 Digital event. “They aren’t entirely the easiest thing to dig into and...
By Neil Versel 04:35 am March 28, 2013
In the run-up to and in the wake of last week's congressional hearings on potential Food and Drug Adminstration regulation of mobile health and medical apps, we have heard numerous alternatives to the existing FDA regulatory framework proposed. Congress should give the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) the power to regulate not only apps, but also...