Government Health IT: Table of Contents

Features

The biosurveillance money pit
The U.S. has spent billions on biosurveillance. So what have those dollars bought — and why can CNN spot an outbreak faster than CDC?

Chipping away at disease prevention
Intel’s research into digital entertainment has spawned a global effort to use the microchip to power new approaches to population wellness

Are med schools tech savvy?
Faced with a mixture of inertia and uncertainty, medical students are leading the push to incorporate the latest health IT tools and practices

Editor’s letter

Editor's Letter: Innovation at work, better management needed
The United States has already spent nearly $32 billion on biodefense but cannot begin to connect the dots to identify a bioterrorism or pandemic event inside of two to three weeks

Communities

On call and outback

Policy

Take a number

Strategies

Giving health care the business

Technology

A new scheme for data sharing

Spotlight

Surveillance case study: Mosquito coasts

Back Page

Schumacher: Disaster half-readiness

Featured

  • IT Modernization
    Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

    OMB's user guide to the MGT Act

    The Office of Management and Budget is working on a rules-of-the-road document to cover how agencies can seek and use funds under the MGT Act.

  • global network (Pushish Images/Shutterstock.com)

    As others see us -- a few surprises

    A recent dinner with civil servants from Asia delivered some interesting insights, Steve Kelman writes.

  • FCW Perspectives
    cloud (Singkham/Shutterstock.com)

    A smarter approach to cloud

    Advances in cloud technology are shifting the focus toward choosing the right tool for the job and crafting solutions that truly modernize systems.

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