Government Health IT: Table of Contents
RHIOs for beginners
After many false starts, the health care community is now learning what it will take to build successful regional health information organizations
Do EHRs save time?
Doctors say electronic health record systems may speed information access, but they interfere with patient communication and waste time in the examination room
The road ahead
Now that David Brailer has left Washington, where will the wheels he set in motion take the federal government’s health IT program?
HIPAA: Best if used by…
The federal law intended to protect the privacy of patient records has long outlived its usefulness, but what’s the remedy?
Australia’s e-records mess
After millions of dollars and a decade invested, the lack of even a timetable for readying Australia’s national e-health record system has left many wondering what happened and why
Editorial: Once and future health IT czar
Dr. David Brailer's successor as the federal government’s top health IT evangelist will inherit several items on the national agenda
Nurses demand a voice in health IT planning
Wanted: Emergency credentialing
Physicians go mobile
GIS: Road map for health
Righting health IT incentives
O’Leary: State governments: Laboratories for next-generation health IT