The White House Cancer Moonshot has placed a large importance on data, and there are many ways in which that data can be improved, according to cancer experts.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology this week released two new resources to help health care providers get the most out of their health IT investments.

The Department of Health and Human Services announced $87 million in funding for more than 1,000 health centers across the United States and its territories to support health IT enhancements.

In order to better provide opioid users with ready access to life-saving medication in the case of an overdose, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it would be hosting a 2016 Naloxone App Competition.

A Blue Ribbon Panel recently gave 10 scientific recommendations most likely to make progress against cancer in the next five years under the Cancer Moonshot Program. The National Cancer Institute Acting Director Douglas Lowy accepted the recommendations from the panel.

A recent study by a team of National Institutes of Health researchers showed widespread support for the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, with more than half indicating they would be willing to participate in the program themselves.

The Federal government is looking for ways to put the hammer down on health care data blockers and data hackers. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, told committee members at a March 22 congressional hearing that she has called for funding to “put some teeth around” going after data blockers. Until now, the Federal government […]

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