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    Patient matching is the accurate identification and linking of a patient’s data within and across health systems in order to deliver a detailed view of the patient’s healthcare record.

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    • Removing barriers to patient matching and developing and promoting universal matching strategies should be considered a high priority. Learn why. ๐Ÿ‘‡ #PatientIDNow #Interoperability #GovHIT #HealthData @PatientidN https://t.co/ZBQpABg1gA

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    The bipartisan H.R.3432 Telemental Health Care Access Act would make significant progress toward expanding access to evidence-based telehealth, ensuring that patients, especially in rural and underserved areas, have access to critical mental and behavioral health services. The bill was reintroduced by Reps. Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Bill Johnson (R-OH) on May 16 for the 118th Congress.

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    • "We are proud to see Congress reprioritize and increase efforts towards mitigating the rise in #mentalhealth conditions, and this legislation is a step in the right direction." -- @TLearyHIMSS #GovHIT #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth #Telehealth #DigitalHealth https://t.co/sykY5K8ws6

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    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee in February issued two requests for information (RFI) as it ramps up its work for 2023 and the 118th Congress.

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    • We provided our feedback to the Senate HELP Committee on two areas: drivers and solutions to the healthcare #workforce shortage, and policies around the reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) reauthorization. ๐Ÿ‘‡ #GovHIT https://t.co/z0S34SNtE0

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    European Union lawmakers will review draft proposals for a regulation on the European Health Data Space and healthcare leaders attending the 2023 HIMSS European Health Conference & Exhibition will gear up for the coming impacts.

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    • Ready to put your finger on the pulse of European #healthdata policy? At #HIMSS23Europe, lawmakers will break down top proposals for the European Health Data Space. This is a brand new ecosystem, and itโ€™s right on the cutting edge of #healthIT. #GovHIT https://t.co/sRJWy9185Y

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    A wave of healthcare flexibilities tied to the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) will expire and others will wind down when the PHE officially comes to an end on May 11. The COVID-19 National Emergency was also set to expire on May 11, but ended on April 10 when President Biden signed a joint resolution passed by congress, officially terminating it.

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    • โฒ๏ธ The clock is winding down on the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Rolling back the authorities tied to the PHE will have a widespread impact on the broader healthcare ecosystem. Learn more. ๐Ÿ‘‡ #GovHIT #PublicHealth #PopulationHealth https://t.co/mwl9lP9vvh

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    Experts from all levels of government will discuss health information technology policies such as Medicare, information blocking, cybersecurity and related congressional and state activities at the 2023 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition. Slated for April 17-21 in Chicago, the event is widely regarded as the Davos Summit of healthcare technology.ย  Registration is open for HIMSS23. The…

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    • ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ The important #GovHIT conversations are happening at #HIMSS23. Experts from all levels of government will discuss #healthIT policies like Medicare, info blocking, cybersecurity and related congressional and state activities. Check out the lineup. ๐Ÿ‘‡ https://t.co/eFcDLDq55N

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    Ransomware attacks on health systems have been rising. A new report finds the health sector easily topped other key infrastructure areas such as manufacturing and financial services.

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    • HIMSS's @lkimcissp said health systems are making progress in #HITsecurity, but many remain too vulnerable to ransomware and #cyberattacks. Learn more from @ChiefHealthExec. ๐Ÿ‘‡ #GovHIT https://t.co/5O7ix919bi