Government Health IT: Table of Contents

Features

Dance of life
DOD's medical evacuation and receiving system in Landstuhl, Germany, manages a logistical ballet that has contributed to the lowest battlefield mortality rate in history

Parlez-vous Health Level 7?
Canadian Forces’ EHR system pioneers use of bilingual translation of medical terms and other functions necessary for global interoperability

Bridging the gap
The VA and DOD are delivering a real-world example of cross-agency electronic health records sharing

The missing last mile
Rural communities that lack broadband connectivity have an extra handicap when it comes to implementing health IT

Form follows function
San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital is incorporating the latest ideas about evidence-based design and information workflow to improve long-term care

Eight years later, RHIO looks for traction
Santa Barbara County provides a case study in the challenges that can result from building health data exchanges

Editor’s letter

Innovation from pressure
All health practitioners fight disease, but only some are involved in critical care, when lives hang in the balance.

Communities

Funding the ties that bind

Policy

Health IT seal of approval?

Technology

Remote possibilities

FDA regulation may spur medical bar coding

Strategies

Quantitative focus produces results

Back Page

Peel: Privacy and health research can co-exist

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.

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    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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