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Here are Biden VP pick Kamala Harris’ healthcare policy positions – Modern Healthcare

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday announced California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Here’s where she stood on healthcare issues during her own presidential campaign. It took months for Harris to clarify her position on healthcare in the primary battle, even as she criticized Biden for not going far enough on… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

The Unbearable Heaviness of Healthcare in America – the Change Healthcare/Harris Poll

The research was conducted among 1,945 U.S. adults in May 202 — in the throes of coronavirus pandemic. The timing of this study revealed a key finding related to the virus-crisis: that 4 in 5 Americans believe COVID-19 will fundamentally change how people will receive healthcare in the U.S. Specifically, most people foresee that telehealth… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »