Morning Headlines 3/31/20
Trump Administration Engages America’s Hospitals in Unprecedented Data Sharing
To better allocate federal resources to areas in need, CMS asks hospitals to share COVID-19 testing data with HHS, and bed capacity and supply data with the CDC.
Supply chain companies to launch healthcare industry exchange
Supply chain tech company Resilinc will work with Stanford Health and Premier to launch a Web-based supply exchange that will match hospitals in need of COVID-19 equipment with manufacturers and donors.
New COVID-19 Preparedness App Fills Interoperability Gaps For Surge Preparedness
Epic and OCHIN develop an app for the Washington State Health Care Authority that enables healthcare workers, volunteers, and patients to perform COVID-19 screenings and find local emergency care.
Trump Administration Makes Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Help U.S. Healthcare System Address COVID-19 Patient Surge
CMS expands telemedicine coverage to 80 additional services and will now reimburse physicians for virtual visits at the same rate as in-person visits.
I am surprised we've not seen more comments regarding the new FL law regarding patient data and offshore data storage…