The National Institute of Standards and Technology is taking on an IT product testing role related to the distribution of $17 billion in economic stimulus funds for health IT.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives has set up a national online network to smooth collaborations between state health IT CIOs.
The Health and Human Services Department has announced the final group of states that will get economic stimulus law money for statewide health information exchanges.
The Federal Communication Commission's National Broadband Plan includes health information technology and telemedicine.
A workgroup for the Health and Human Services Department today proposed a new health IT patient safety national database and reporting system.
The Veterans Affairs Department has taken delivery of a prototype next-generation digital health record system known as Aviva.
The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments are beginning a health data exchange pilot project in Virginia as the next phase of their virtual lifetime electronic record development.
The Veterans Affairs Department is working to fix remaining computer glitches that caused it to restrict electronic access to Defense Department patient medical record systems.
Physician offices have increased their use of electronic health records by 9.7 percent in the past year, according to a survey by research firm SK&A.
The Federal Communications Commission is distributing $145 million to 16 telehealth projects.
The Health and Human Services Department is rushing a temporary certification program into place for EHR systems so that providers can quality for stimulus payments that start Oct. 1.