Keyword: Leslie Krigstein
Health IT might be on the back burner during the election season, but HIMSS and CHIME see opportunities to address key issues with new legislators.
A House bill proposed a 29% budget cut to ONC in 2019, less than the White House requested but enough to raise concerns from policy experts.
A new bill introduced to the house would restructure HHS leadership so a cybersecurity point person reports directly to the secretary.
A funding bill released by the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday included a 37% cut to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
HHS officials are exploring potential changes to the agency’s “wall of shame" amid concern that the portal stifles cyberthreat information sharing.
John Fleming's role within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is still shrouded in uncertainty, but his past reveals some clues about how he might approach the newly created position.
Health IT leaders have refrained from commenting on an ACA repeal, but some see it as an opportunity to restructure onerous regulations.