Government Health IT: Table of Contents


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


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


A blanket of SNOMED


Rx for sharing health records


Carolinas HealthCare unplugged
Extreme house calls

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Marchibroda: Speed the plow

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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