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House bill would ease 'meaningful use' provisions on EHRs

Doctors and hospitals are increasingly pushing back against the government’s schedule for adoption of electronic health records.

Eliminating reports, monitoring email, funding ID research and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Analytics will target obvious health law fraudsters, tax official says

IRS's head of compliance and analytics plans for new complexities surrounding health insurance subsidies and other trouble spots.

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ISIS cyber capability judged more 'aspirational' than operational

The terrorist group’s slick social media presence is a far cry from being able to hack critical infrastructure, cybersecurity experts say.

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The burdens of data for IGs and auditors alike

The results are in for AGA & Kearny’s latest survey for federal IGs and state auditors, listing data analytics and cybersecurity at the forefront of their concerns.

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Who really owns that government data?

The latest kerfuffle over stimulus spending data points to a wider problem with agencies' dependence on proprietary systems.

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VA accepts contractors' offer of help with scheduling

The Northern Virginia Technology Council volunteered its services in June to help the Veterans Affairs Department fix its patient scheduling system.

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Venture capital, lame ducks, crime maps and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New presidential fellows zoom in on VA

Six of the 27 newly announced Presidential Innovation Fellows will work at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Do robots dream of big government?

Law professor Ryan Calo suggests getting out in front of the regulatory gap in robotics by establishing a Federal Robotics Commission.

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DOD communications: Bringing it all together

DISA, the Army and the Air Force are expecting an RFP release for unified capabilities in a private cloud by the end of the year.

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Treasure map, biometric ID, DISA devices and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.