Government Health IT: Table of Contents

Features

Diaspora dispatches
The stories of individual health workers, hospital IT staff and tech executives responding to Katrina reveal the buried potential of the nation's health IT infrastructure

Mending the safety net
CIOs say public hospital tech gap threatens national health network

RHIO resistance
CIOs are slow to enlist in regional health info organizations pending more progress on local systems, finances

RHIO bravo
Alberta creates provincewide EHR by making a quilt of existing networks

A matter of semantics
Lack of e-health records definition harms privacy, access rights

Editor's note: When all the switches are thrown at once

Communities

Indiana dishes out EHR services
Portland VA center pilots personal health portal

Policy

A blanket of SNOMED

Strategies

Rx for sharing health records

Technology

Carolinas HealthCare unplugged
Extreme house calls

Back Page

Marchibroda: Speed the plow

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Army photo by Monica King. Jan. 26, 2017.

    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

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    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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