A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) harshly criticized HHS’s guidance on privacy and security for health information, saying it fails to meet cybersecurity standards of other federal agencies and provides advice to covered entities that doesn’t help prevent future data breaches.
PeriGen, a fetal surveillance system developer, plans to make waves in the market with the acquisition of the WatchChild Fetal Monitoring System from Hill-Rom, a multi-billion dollar holdings company based in Batesville, Indiana.
Federal grants totaling $24 million will fund a network of three research centers and a data coordinating center dedicated to young people with HIV or at risk of contracting it, with a focus on mobile applications.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a final rule to make information about clinical trials more available to the public. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has also announced a complementary policy for the registration and submission of results to ClinicalTrials.gov for all NIH-funded trials.