HIMSSCast: What the midterm elections mean for healthcare in 2023

The nationwide midterm elections this past November will have far-reaching ramifications, on the federal and state level, for healthcare and health IT priorities in the years ahead.

Tom Leary, vice president of government relations; David Gray, director of government relations and connected health policy, and Valerie Rogers, director of state government affairs at HIMSS joined Healthcare IT News Executive Editor Mike Miliard to talk about the midterms and what they might mean for healthcare in 2023 and beyond.


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Talking points:

The “Red Wave” that didn’t happen

“We are a 50-50 nation” – and a public that expects collaboration

Why healthcare IT and digital health are nonpartisan issues

The future of the public health emergency and telehealth policy

HIPAA and privacy regulations – what could (and should) be next

21st Century Cures and information blocking challenges

How Congress can help support safe and effective use of AI

State grants for workforce, public health preparedness, etc.

The policy prospects from a divided government in 2023

And much more

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