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

Featured

  • People
    Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs the press on President Trump

    Uncertainty at VA after nominee withdraws

    With White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson's withdrawal, VA watchers are wondering what's next for the agency and its planned $16 billion health IT modernization project.

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

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