Sirona Strategies’ Krista Drobac Quoted in Politico

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By Darius Tahir | 02/07/2018 10:00 AM EDT With help from Arthur Allen (@arthurallen202) and Mohana Ravindranath (@ravindranize) CR CONTAINS A LOT OF HELP FOR HEALTH IT: The House has passed a bill to keep the government running through March 23. If the latest congressional kicking of the can doesn’t have you that excited, perhaps… Read more »

Azar Could Be a Telemedicine Champion

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AZAR COULD BE A TELEMEDICINE CHAMPION: At least one advocacy group thinks the former Eli Lilly executive now heading the health department will advance virtual care. Alex Azar — whose swearing-in ceremony was peppered with insistence from the president that he would lower drug prices — told lawmakers during his confirmation process that he supported… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – May 22, 2017

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 What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups – Wednesday, May 24 Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, “Markup: Pending Legislation.” Hearing to discuss the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (S. 1094). House Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, “U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus: Continuing Challenges.” House Budget Committee,… Read more »

Price looked out for doctors in health IT work

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If Congress passes the 21st Century Cures Act soon, Price, as HHS chief, would be responsible for implementing the bill’s interoperability and anti-data blocking mandates, noted Kristen Ratcliff McGovern, a lobbyist with Sirona Strategies. Read Article