FierceHealthcare – The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a six-month delay to an Obama-era rule that provides health informatics researchers with greater access to electronic health record and patient-reported data.
Reuters – The Trump administration plans to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines this summer as the government sets out to rewrite regulations that pose legal barriers to robot vehicles, according to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.
Bloomberg – Federal regulators are taking the first step toward creating a policy guiding the development of autonomous transportation beyond self-driving cars to include trucks, buses and other ground-based modes.
The New York Times / The Associated Press – President Donald Trump signed legislation aimed at giving Customs and Border Protection agents additional screening devices and other tools to stop the flow of illicit drugs.
The Washington Post – Under the proposal, only one of 26 planning areas in the Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean would be off limits to oil and gas exploration, according to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.