CMS names Williams Rogers, MD as the ICD-10 ombudsman. Rogers currently leads the Physician Regulatory Issues Team for CMS.
Five years after the DEA legalized e-prescribing of Schedule II through V drugs, Vermont becomes the 50th state to change its prescribing regulations and adopt e-prescribing of controlled substances.
Google’s Life Sciences unit announces yet another diabetes-related business partnership, this time with the world’s leading insulin manufacturer, Sanofi. The team will co-develop Web-enabled insulin injectors and glucometers.
The DoD will partner with private industry and academia to fund a new Silicon Valley-based innovation center focused on developing “flexible hybrid electronics,” including advanced sensors for use in new wearable devices and health monitoring technologies.