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Coronavirus: NHS trust bosses not consulted over new face mask rules

NHS trusts were not consulted before the government announced changes to the use of face coverings and visitor policy in English hospitals, the chief executive of NHS Providers has said. Chris Hopson said trust leaders felt “completely in the dark” about the “significant and complex” changes. From 15 June, hospital visitors and outpatients must wear… Read More »

HHS finalizes rules requiring EHR access and ending information blocking

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today finalized two interoperability rules to give patients faster and safer access to their health data. Innovation and Patient Access The Office of the National Coordinator’s final rule establishes secure, standards-based application programming interface requirements to support a patient’s access and control of their electronic health information.… Read More »

High anxiety: Proposed US hemp rules worry industry

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal policymakers move ahead with draft regulations. Licenses for hemp cultivation topped a half-million acres (200,000 hectares) last year, more than 450%… Read More »