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

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

Featured

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

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    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

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    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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