Tag Archives: Rules

Senate hearing digs into interoperability, information blocking rules

On Capitol Hill on Tuesday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions weighed the opportunities and challenges ahead as the interoperability provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act take shape. Speaking of the proposed rules published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health… Read More »

Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ compliance… Read More »