May 24, 2021: Mark Weisman, CMIO at TidalHealth System joins Bill for the news today. Researchers at Columbia University have developed a microscopic implantable chip for physiological monitoring. HIMSS and HLTH require proof of COVID vaccination. Ascension's technology business is laying off 651 employees. A new legislation in Congress requires Medicare Advantage plans to create an electronic prior authorization process, targeting a major source of administrative burden for providers. What’s next? What are we driving toward? ONC launched a new project called “Health Interoperability Outcomes 2030.” Telehealth has undergone a radical transformation during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. The potential for overutilization and its financial costs is a long-term concern for all insurers.